Russia Update: State Duma Drafts Law Requiring Media to Report Foreign Grants

October 7, 2015
Vadim Dengin of the LDPR in 2014, when he was made head of the Duma's Information Committee. Photo by Vladimir Fedorenko/RIA Novosti

After the infamous “foreign agents” law that has hindered or closed more than 60 non-government organizations, the State Duma has turned its sights on the media and is now drafting a law regulating media companies that are financed from abroad,

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