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Russia applies sinister new tactic to tar civil society as 'foreign agents'

Headline Title:  Russia applies sinister new tactic to tar civil society as 'foreign agents' 28 November 2013 A Russian court has for the first time ordered a non-governmental organization to register as a "foreign agent" under a sinister law that is being used to crush independent civil society in the country, Amnesty International said.On 27 November, following an application by the prosecutor, the court in the city of Saratov ordered that the Centre for Social Policy and Gender Studies should register as "an organization performing the functions of a foreign agent". "The…

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