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European Parliament calls for more action to curb Russian disinformation  | POLITICO

By Clothilde Goujard
March 9, 2022

The European Parliament on Wednesday called for more measures to curb Russian disinformation, nearly two weeks after the invasion of Ukraine.

Lawmakers overwhelmingly supported a report on foreign interference in the EU, the result of an 18-month inquiry to assess and propose solutions to how foreign regimes, including Moscow and Beijing, aim to manipulate, influence and weaken the EU through disinformation, cyberattacks and covert funding of political parties. 552 MEPs voted in favor, while 81 voted against and 60 abstained.

Backing a comprehensive 65-page report filled with recommendations for rules on online platforms, media, cybersecurity, international cooperation and election campaigns, European lawmakers also applauded the EU-wide ban on Russian outlets RT and Sputnik.

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Source: European Parliament calls for more action to curb Russian disinformation  | POLITICO

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