Putin Signs Repressive ‘Yarovaya’ Package of Anti-Terrorism Amendments Into Law

July 7, 2016
Photo: Alexei Druzhinin / TASS

LIVE UPDATES: President Putin has signed off on a package of amendments granting the authorities dramatically increased powers of surveillance and prosecution against so-called extremists.

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