• November 3, 2022
  • Mohmed Abdelaziz
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Russian media reported that the Wikimedia Foundation, which operates the popular Wikipedia website, was subjected to new fines in Russia for violating the laws related to Internet affairs in the country.

According to the available information, “the Magistrate’s Court of the Tagansky district of Moscow decided to fine the Wikimedia Foundation, which runs the Wikipedia website, 2 million rubles, for refusing to remove false articles related to the special military operation in Ukraine.”

The press service of the court indicated that the fine came under the second part of Article 13.41 of the Administrative Offenses Code of the Russian Federation, and the maximum fines in such cases amount to 4 million rubles.

Russian media noted that the Wikimedia Foundation had been subjected to many fines in Russia for violating Russian laws related to the Internet, and last April it was fined two million rubles for publishing materials related to gunpowder and was also fined 3 million rubles for previously publishing false articles related to the military operation. own.

Mohmed Abdelaziz

A journalist and reviewer with extensive experience in programming and social media, he has a strong CV in the field of technology. You can contact him via e-mail: [email protected]

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