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Vladimir Putin signs law to label journalists as ‘foreign agents’

WorldNews Tuesday, 3 December 2019
Vladimir Putin signs law to label journalists as ‘foreign agents’Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a controversial law allowing independent journalists and bloggers to be labelled as “foreign agents”, a move that critics said would violate media freedom. Russian legislation passed in 2012 already gave authorities the power to brand media organisations and NGOs as foreign...
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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 other would designate certain journalists and bloggers as "foreign agents."View on euronews

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