Putin vs. the NGOs Kremlin Seeks to Brand Activists 'Foreign Agents'

First protestors, now activists: Russian President Vladimir Putin is working on a yet another way to go after his opponents. Deputies in his party have proposed a new law that will force human rights and environmental activists receiving support from abroad to submit to audits and publicly acknowledge their status as "foreign agents."
Vladimir Putin is focusing his attention on foreign-supported activists and NGOs in Russia.

Vladimir Putin is focusing his attention on foreign-supported activists and NGOs in Russia.

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