The State Duma legalized the right of the authorities to recognize Russians as foreign agents

A Blank Slate – Russian Duma Passes Debt Forgiveness Plan and New Laws Regarding Foreign Agents Critics of the draft law adopted in the third reading fear that it can be applied to an unlimited number of people and publications The State Duma of the Russian Federation gave a white light to the bill, which […]

The State Duma proposes to legalize fines and arrests of natural persons-foreign agents

Russian govt can register world media outlets as ‘foreign agents’ Citizens face up to 15 days of arrest for ignoring the law The State Duma on Thursday, December 5, as expected, gave the green light to the bill on punishment of citizens assigned to the media – foreign agents. In the third reading, the document […]

Amendments to the Constitution have been submitted to the State Duma. What Putin proposes to change

LIVE: Putin speaks on constitutional amendments at State Duma in Moscow Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday submitted to the State Duma a draft law on changing the Constitution, said the press secretary of the head of state Dmitry Peskov According to Peskov, during the consideration of the document in the State Duma, the co-chairs […]

MPs against foreign agents

Russia: MPs pass amendments to foreign agent media law The State Duma wants to legalize fines and arrests for citizens recognized as foreign agents The State Duma of the Russian Federation approved in the second reading a bill regulating punishments for citizens recognized as foreign agents. They face fines ranging from 10 thousand rubles to […]