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Russia's Constitutional Court Says Websites Must Remove Defamatory Material if Ordered To Do So

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ST. PETERSBURG, Russia, July 9 (UPI) — Russia's Constitutional Court has ruled that website owners must delete defamatory material if ordered to do so by a court.

The ruling follows the introduction of a series of recent legislative measures by the Russian government to control Internet content, the Russian Legal Information Agency reported Tuesday.