Russia fines Google for failing to remove news it calls ‘fake.’

A Russian court fined Google about $360 million (21.1 billion rubles) on Monday for failing to remove content the country deems illegal, including coverage of the war in Ukraine.

The forbidden content includes clips encouraging Russian citizens to participate in protests and news Moscow considers “fake.”

Censorship on Russian social media channels is not new, but efforts have ramped up since the war in Ukraine began. Four months ago, President Vladimir V. Putin signed a law effectively…

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