{FD} Russia passes laws banning ‘fake news,’ ‘disrespect’ of government

Russian lawmakers passed two new bills Thursday that imposes restrictions on the spreading of what the Kremlin perceives to be Ãâ‚Å”fake newsÃâ‚ï and criminalizes anyone for Ãâ‚Å”blatant disrespectÃâ‚ï of the state.