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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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Merkel’s party calls for European left-wing extremist register after Hamburg’s G20 riots

About 20,000 police struggled to contain several hundred demonstrators who torched cars, looted shops and hurled Molotov cocktails and stones during the July 7-8 summit. Almost 500 officers were injured during the protests, with police on Sunday revealing they had arrested 186 people and taken 225 into custody. And many of those who attended the riots included protestors who travelled ...

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Madeleine Albright is 'READY' to register as Muslim if Trump creates US Islamic database

The 79-year-old tweeted: “I was raised Catholic, became Episcopalian & found out later my family was Jewish. I stand ready to register as Muslim in #solidarity.” Although Trump has not mentioned plans to implement an American Muslim register, it is rumoured the Republican may sign an executive orders on implement a ban of refugees and visas to stop people from ...

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