Russia Update: State Duma Passes Law on ‘Undesirable Organizations’

May 19, 2015
Vice Premier Dmitry Rogozin at a plenary meeting of the Russian government. Photo by RBC.ru

The State Duma or Russian parliament has passed a law on “undesirable” organizations that will enable the Russian government to crack down further on civil society, Snob.ru and other Russian media reported.

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