Russia Update: Police Raid LifeNews After NGO Complains About Exposure of Minors’ Privacy

March 24, 2015
Police check the ID papers of a young man in Moscow. Photo by Photoexpress

Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the Russian government’s foreign and domestic policies.

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The Duma’s Defense Committee has approved a draft law barring draft-dodgers from leaving the country for five years which has obtained approval of the defense community.

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