Russians face prison sentences for sharing memes

Russians face prison sentences for sharing memes

In 2015, Eduard Nikitin shared a joke on social media about Russia’s bleak future. Three years later he is facing trial on extremism charges over this and one other meme. The case against the 42-year-old is part of a wider trend that has seen Russian authorities...

Russia ‘behind US hack attacks’

Hackers linked to Russia’s government tried to target the websites of two right-wing US think-tanks, suggesting they were broadening their attacks in the build-up to November elections, Microsoft said. The software giant said it thwarted the attempts last week by...