Stories about Russia from December, 2018
From blocked websites to revoked media licenses to account shutdowns, censorship comes in many forms. Here are a few we saw in 2018.
The software was allegedly developed with help from Russia's security services.
TIME ignored the murder of three journalists while including a staged one. Why couldn’t both be included?
New internet laws in Russia — and US tech giants’ acquiescence — spell trouble for dissenting voices
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.
In a TV interview, a former Macedonian government official revealed that the former party created and is still actively running online "troll farms".