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Stories from RuNet Echo from December, 2018

14 December 2018

Russian reporter who faked his own murder named a ‘person of the year’ by TIME magazine

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TIME ignored the murder of three journalists while including a staged one. Why couldn’t both be included?

6 December 2018

New internet laws in Russia — and US tech giants’ acquiescence — spell trouble for dissenting voices

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These new laws and rules, along with other laws regulating the collection of online user data, makes it difficult to use online platforms to voice discontent in Russia.