News of the Day: 7 December 2021

The Moscow Times: Russia on Tuesday confirmed 31,096 Covid-19 infections and 1,182 deaths.

RFE/RL: An online real estate service in Russia has started deleting advertisements with xenophobic elements after an RFE/RL report focusing on ads offering rentals “for Slavs only” was published last week.

RFE/RL: A court in Moscow has ordered Google to pay another fine, this time 5 million rubles ($67,600), for violating the country’s rules on banned content.

The Moscow Times: Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny’s investigation into President Vladimir Putin’s alleged $1.3 billion palace was the most popular video on Russian YouTube in 2021, the video platform announced Monday.

RFE/RL: German federal prosecutors have demanded life in prison without parole for a Russian man accused of murdering a former Chechen commander in Berlin more than two years ago — allegedly on the orders of Moscow.

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