How Putin can use Russia's foreign agents law to curb press
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 — but also journalists and bloggers.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed two controversial security bills into law. One will require certain technology sold in the country to include pre-installed software from the government, the..
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The law can apply to anyone who distributes content that is produced by media outlets registered as foreign agents. The move has been criticized as a further... Deutsche Welle Also reported by •Reuters •NPR •CBS News