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Articles with tag "Foreign Agents"
Russian NGOs Plead With Putin Over ‘Indirect’ Foreign Funding Rules – Kommersant
More than 50 NGOs say the requirements will leave the homeless, elderly, orphans and seriously ill without support due to fewer donations.
Russia Fines RFE/RL $500K Under ‘Foreign Agent’ Law
RFE/RL has accused Russia of trying to squeeze it out of the country with “disastrous” foreign agent labeling requirements and fines.
Russia Labels Navalny-Linked Doctors’ Union a ‘Foreign Agent’ – Reports
The designation requires the organization to report its activities and face crippling financial audits.
Russia Fines Radio Free Europe $150K Under 'Foreign Agent' Law
Russia's communications regulator warned the final bill could still increase.
Russia Fines RFE/RL for ‘Foreign Agent’ Breaches
RFE/RL recently said it is facing an “existential moment” under crippling fines and threats of prison as Russia tightens its “foreign agent” law...
Russia Seeks to Squeeze Out U.S.-Funded Media – NYT
RFE/RL reportedly faces steep fines in Russia for failing to label its content as produced by a “foreign agent.”
Putin Signs Controversial ‘Foreign Agent’ Law Expansion
Any politically active, foreign-funded individual or organization can now be labeled a “foreign agent.”
Russia Adds Women's Rights NGO to 'Foreign Agents' List
Nasiliyu.net, which assists domestic violence victims, linked the move to its support for re-criminalizing domestic violence.
Russia Labels First Individual ‘Foreign Agents’ Amid Worries of Clampdown
The additions come days after lawmakers approved expanding the “foreign agent” label to apply to any politically active, foreign-funded individual...
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Russia Slaps Foreign Media, NGOs with 'Foreign Agent' and 'Undesirable Org' Labels
Prosecutors said the groups pose “a threat to the foundations of Russia’s constitutional system and security.”
Russian Lawmakers Back New Restrictions on Free Speech, Information, Protests
The sweeping legislative changes would allow Russia to block social media platforms, make online libel a criminal offense, and more.
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Russia's Expanded Foreign Agents Bill Passes First Reading
Any individual could be deemed a foreign agent if they receive material or monetary support from abroad under the changes.
Russian Activists Condemn New 'Foreign Agent' Bill
Critics say the new legislation is meant to further limit Russia's opposition ahead of next year's elections for the Duma.
Russia Eyes Expansion to ‘Foreign Agent’ Law
Anyone who collects information on Russia’s military activities while receiving foreign funding could be labeled a “foreign agent.”
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Russia Labels European Democracy NGO 'Undesirable'
The European Endowment for Democracy is now the 20th foreign group facing limitations for its work inside Russia.
Russia Probes BBC, Radio Liberty and Meduza for ‘Drug Propaganda’
The lower-house State Duma formed a special commission on foreign meddling in Russia after mass anti-government rallies swept Moscow last summer.
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Russia Adds U.S. News Site RFE/RL to ‘Foreign Agent’ Roster
RFE/RL said it recently filed the paperwork to register its Russian-language service as a “foreign agent” with Russia’s tax authorities.
Maria Butina, Convicted in U.S. of Being Russian Agent, Gets Job as RT Host
Butina was last month given a job helping campaign for and defend Russians imprisoned abroad.
Putin Increases Fines for ‘Foreign Agents’
Fines now range up to $80,000 for repeat violations of Russia's "foreign agent" law.
Russia Backs Penalties for Attending ‘Undesirable’ Courses Abroad
“The most common form [of foreign interference] is training future ‘specialists’ abroad,” one Russian lawmaker said.
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