News has been circulating on social media stating that Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced 5 years of jail for those who are not isolating themselves for 15 days amidst the Coronavirus pandemic. These have been shared on Facebook and Twitter alike.
No need to be scared
We fact-checked the information and found it to be fake.
When we input keywords from the news into Google, we found no verified source with any such claim.
In fact, BBC News report, dated March 22, 2020, stats that Putin has declared Covid-19 under control in the country.
Hence, we can conclude that the above news is fake.
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