The Prosecutor General's office revealed fakes on the coronavirus in five regions

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the Prosecutor General’s office revealed the false reports of coronavirus in five regions of Russia, reports TASS.

the Office has considered the materials bodies of Prosecutor’s office of St. Petersburg, Tatarstan, Chuvashia, Perm region and Kursk region for placement in social networks “Vkontakte”, Facebook and Instagram fakes that threaten mass violations of public order and public safety.

the state office of public Prosecutor has addressed in Roskomnadzor with the requirement to take measures to limit access to this information.

Earlier the court has obliged the inhabitant of Sakhalin to pay a fine in the amount of 30 thousand rubles for false information about coronavirus infection.

Vladimir Putin signed a law on deprivation of liberty for a term up to five years for spreading false information about the coronavirus, which has led to serious consequences.

Previously, the law approved by the Federation Council. Under the law, if public dissemination of false public interest information entailed by negligence the infliction of harm to human health, then the act faces a fine of 700 thousand to 1.5 million rubles, compulsory work for up to 3 years or imprisonment up to 3 years.

If this act entailed by negligence human death or other grave consequences, the punishment threatened in the form of a penalty from 1,5 to 2 million rubles, compulsory works for a term up to 5 years or imprisonment for up to 5 years.

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