The Daily Populous

Wednesday March 1st, 2023 evening edition

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It's the third fine Russia has issued against the Wikipedia owner since Vladimir Putin's invasion of Ukraine a year ago.

The latest fine was imposed after the authorities accused Wikipedia of 'spreading misinformation' in articles about Russian military units," Wikimedia Russia told Reuters.

In a statement provided to Ars, the Wikimedia Foundation said the new "fines were for not complying with takedown requests for well-sourced content related to five articles about the Russian military on Russian language Wikipedia."

We have not taken down any content and already have two active appeals for fines on similar topics.".

Russia followed through on its fine threats shortly after the invasion by issuing a penalty of 5 million rubles for so-called "disinformation."

"So far, in the history of courts in Russia, Wikipedia has only had one successful experience of appealing court verdicts," Wikimedia Russia head Stanislav Kozlovskiy told Reuters.

Researchers from the RAND Corporation have observed that Russia continues to struggle with military professionalization.". »

Final Fantasy 16 has 11 hours of cinematics alone

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Final Fantasy 16 is almost a direct reply to that; an apology, a way of Square Enix to show it knows how to release a proper, fully-fledged game.

Final Fantasy 16 is a return to form, and I cannot wait to get my hands on the finished product.

Final Fantasy 16 will release on June 22, 2023 for PlayStation 5. »

Rep. Lauren Boebert Gets Absolutely Schooled By Jamie Raskin Using Trump's Own Words

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offered Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.) some receipts after she tried to rewrite history on former President Donald Trump’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.

President Trump was in office when the COVID virus was released from a lab in China,” Boebert said in a spiel criticizing pandemic-era mask and vaccine mandates during a House Oversight Committee hearing Tuesday.

“And he tried to make that very clear that this came from China, and reporters regularly dismissed that.”. »

Khanna, Deluzio Unveil 'Derail Act' to Prevent Another Disaster Like East Palestine

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"The people in East Palestine and western Pennsylvania are the working-class folks who feel invisible and abandoned by our nation," Khanna said in a statement.

"Following this derailment, many of them are worried about their health and livelihoods and whether their air, water, and soil will be safe after this disaster," Deluzio added.

The Norfolk Southern train that crashed in eastern Ohio had a reputation among workers as a serious safety hazard. »