Russia to fine Tik Tok again in Navalny row

The Putin government is stepping up efforts to get content supporting the jailed activist removed from the platform

Aaron Rogan

News Correspondent @aarrogan
2nd May, 2021
Russia to fine Tik Tok again in Navalny row
Russian opposition activist Alexei Navalny came to prominence as an anti-corruption activist and attempted to run against Vladimir Putin in the 2018 presidential election

TikTok is facing a second fine from the Russian government in the space of a month for not removing content in support of Alexei Navalny, the Business Post has learned.

Content moderators at the Chinese social media app’s trust and safety hub in Dublin have been dealing with a growing number of requests from Russian law enforcement seeking the removal of content related to anti-government rallies.

A source said that more...

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