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1 December 2015

Stories from 1 December 2015

Russia Sees Its First Real Prison Sentence for ‘Promoting Extremism’ on Social Media

A Russian court has handed out a real prison term to a user charged with "propaganda of extremism on social media," sentencing him to one year in a penal colony.

The Kremlin's News Man Decides It's Time to Say ‘Daesh’ Instead of ‘ISIL’

The Russian state media has joined the worldwide debate about what to call the Al Qaeda offshoot that has come to control large parts of Iraq and Syria.

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