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Articles with tag "Foreign Agents"
This Russian Teacher and Feminist Activist Is a ‘Foreign Media Agent’
“I look in the mirror and see a tired, aging legal entity.”
Moscow Bailiffs Visit RFE/RL Newsroom Over ‘Foreign Agent’ Fines
The bailiffs took inventory of the newsroom's equipment and informed them of proceedings to collect 5 million rubles ($67,000) in fines.
Russia Declares Independent VTimes News Site a ‘Foreign Agent’
The designation puts VTimes' future in jeopardy as it risks cratering its advertising budget and steep fines for violations.
Putin Enacts Fines for Sharing Unlabeled ‘Foreign Agent’ Media Reports
Media organizations can now be fined up to $650 for distributing reports from “foreign agent” media without including the outlet's status.
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Meduza Launches Fundraiser in Bid to Survive ‘Foreign Agent’ Branding
The independent news site says its future is in jeopardy after its "foreign agent" designation led to an exodus of advertisers.
Russia Out to ‘Kill’ Popular News Site Meduza With ‘Foreign Agent’ Label, Editors Say
“Make no mistake: the authorities’ goal is to kill Meduza,” its chief editor said.
Russia to Require Candidates to Self-Report ‘Foreign Agent’ Status Under Newly Passed Law
Candidates who receive any amount of financial support from abroad will be required to label themselves as “foreign agents.”
U.S.-Funded Radio Calls on European Court to Halt Russia Fines
RFE/FL, which Moscow designated a "foreign agent" several years ago, said it was facing fines of up to $33 million.
U.S.-Funded RFE/RL to Move Staff Out of Russia Over Crippling ‘Foreign Agent’ Fines – BBC
RFE/RL faces nearly $1 million in fines for violations related to its “foreign agent” designation in Russia, a move its president calls “illegitimate...
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Russia Issues Deadline to U.S.-Funded Radio Over Fines
The fines against RFE/RL have been described as "the heaviest fines ever imposed on a media outlet in Russia."
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.”
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