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Nobel-winning Russian journalist vows to combat fake news

Dmitry Muratov says award is for 6 colleagues killed

Dmitry Muratov, editor-in-chief of the Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta, will receive this year's Nobel Peace Prize. (Photo by Futoshi Kuwamoto)

MOSCOW -- Fake news is a tactic of modern warfare intended to destroy an enemy's infrastructure just as a missile does, says Russian journalist Dmitry Muratov, who was awarded this year's Nobel Peace Prize.

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