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How Putin can use Russia's foreign agents law to curb press

Deutsche Welle Tuesday, 3 December 2019
Reporters for foreign-funded media outlets that offend Russia's government could soon face steep fines. The country's amended foreign agents law now not only targets Russia-based NGOs β€” but also journalists and bloggers.
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