Russia threatens to tremendous Wikipedia if it does not delete ‘false info’

Russian communications regulator Roskomnadzor stated on Tuesday it wished Wikipedia to take away “materials with inaccurate info of public curiosity” in regards to the state of affairs in Ukraine.

The regulator accused Wikipedia of internet hosting false info on what Russia calls its “particular operation” in Ukraine and on the actions of Russia’s army too.

Based on Russian regulation, the proprietor of an Web useful resource that doesn’t delete unlawful info when requested to take action by Roskomnadzor may be fined as much as 4 million roubles ($48,120.30), the regulator stated.

Russia despatched tens of 1000’s of troops into Ukraine on Feb. 24, a transfer that has been met with fierce Ukrainian resistance and Western sanctions.

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