Russia Fines Wikimedia Over Refusal To Remove Information On Military Unit

A Moscow court on April 27 fined the Wikimedia Foundation, owner of the online encyclopedia Wikipedia, 2 million rubles ($24,440) for failing to remove information about a military unit involved in Russia's invasion of Ukraine. It is the 10th fine handed to Wikimedia in Russia over information related to Moscow's full-scale aggression against Ukraine, launched in February 2022. In total, Wikimedia has been ordered to pay in Russia about 17 million rubles ($207,750) in fines for such "offenses." Wikimedia has said information Russian authorities have complained about was properly sourced and in line with Wikipedia standards. To read the original story by RFE/RL's Russian Service, click here.