MOSCOW, March 2. /TASS/. The Russian media watchdog (Roskomnadzor) has informed Wikipedia of the need to remove false information about Russia’s special military operation in Ukraine, the watchdog said in a statement on Wednesday.
"On March 1, Roskomnadzor sent a notice to the administration of the above-mentioned website about the need to remove false information concerning the special military operation in Ukraine based on demand from the Russian Prosecutor General’s Office. It is about the platform’s use of false content aimed at misleading Russian users," the statement reads.
Entities refusing to remove illegal information at the watchdog’s demand may face a fine of up to four mln rubles ($37,500).