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Man on sex offenders’ register for grabbing Tinder date’s breasts during sex has conviction quashed

A medical student who was placed on the sex offenders’ register after having consensual sex on a Tinder date has had his name cleared. The 37-year-old man was taken to court for grabbing his date’s breasts during sex. Philip Queree met the woman, who cannot be named for legal reasons, on the Tinder dating app and had what he called ...

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Putin signs law establishing register of officials sacked over corruption

Published time: 29 Dec, 2017 09:48 The Russian president has signed into law a bill requiring all officials fired from their posts over involvement in corruption to be placed in a nationwide internet register to prevent them from re-entering public service. The law was published on the Russian internet portal for official documents on Friday and will come into force ...

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Call to not register Putin as candidate is ‘pointless,’ elections chief tells Khodorkovsky

Published time: 20 Dec, 2017 09:56 The head of Russia’s Central Election Commission has dismissed Mikhail Khodorkovsky’s public call to deny Vladimir Putin’s registration as presidential candidate in next year’s election, noting that it would violate the law. “I am not afraid to bear responsibility for my decisions neither before history nor before anyone at all, because they all are ...

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Putin orders Justice Ministry to maintain register of foreign agents in mass media

Published time: 4 Dec, 2017 13:23 Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed an order making the Justice Ministry responsible for formulating and maintaining a record of mass media outlets that, according to recently passed law, need to register as foreign agents. The order was posted on the government website for legal documents on Monday. Read more Also on Monday, the ...

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Duma gives second nod to retaliatory bill requiring media outlets to register as foreign agents

The Russian lower house of parliament has passed the second stage of a bill that would require foreign mass-media outlets operating in the country to register as foreign agents. The motion was prepared by State Duma Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin and the heads of all four parliamentary caucuses. It was drafted as a suite of amendments to the bill, allowing for ...

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'Slap at the First Amendment’ – RT America forced to register as foreign agent

Suppressing RT and comments the US government doesn’t like is a direct violation of the First Amendment and freedom of speech, says NSA whistleblower William Binney. Other RT commentators say what they think of the US government move. RT America has been forced to register as a ‘foreign agent’ in the US. The pressure from Washington began after US intelligence ...

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Duma may order foreign media outlets to register as foreign agents to work in Russia

Published time: 14 Nov, 2017 10:32 Edited time: 14 Nov, 2017 10:36 A new Russian bill regulating mass media would not automatically register foreign media outlets as foreign agents, but their refusal to do so would prevent them from working in Russia, one of the key sponsors of the legislation has said. Read more Deputy Duma Speaker Pyotr Tolstoy (United ...

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Forcing RT to register as 'foreign agent' is a ‘horrendous blow to press freedom’

Washington’s ultimatum that forced RT to register as a ‘foreign agent’ under a 1938 law created to counter Nazi Germany has drawn condemnation, with the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) terming it a “troubling precedent.” “Compelling RT to register under FARA is a bad idea. This is a shift in how the law has been applied in recent decades, so ...

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‘CNN should register as agent of capitalism’: Green Party VP hits out at RT ‘foreign agent’ tag

Published time: 11 Nov, 2017 16:29 Ajamu Baraka, the vice presidential candidate for the Green Party in the 2016 election, has criticized this week’s decision to force RT America to register as a foreign agent. Instead, he insisted mainstream media officially declare their agendas. On Friday, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) said that the channel has to file for ...

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Washington orders RT America to register as foreign agent by Monday

Published time: 9 Nov, 2017 13:49 Edited time: 9 Nov, 2017 13:57 Washington has decided to apply its Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA) to RT. The US Department of Justice has given the company through which the RT America channel is broadcast in the country until Monday to register as a foreign agent. Let’s block ads! (Why?) RT World News

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