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Russian NGO branded as 'foreign agent' after reporting on Russian military action in Ukraine

Headline Title:  Russian NGO labelled 'foreign agent' after reporting on Russian military role in Ukraine 29 August 2014 Russia’s official branding of a civil society organization as a “foreign agent”, an expression akin to “spying”, for speaking out on Ukraine is a sign of the country’s determination to suppress any information about its military activities there, Amnesty International said.On 28 August, the Russian Ministry of Justice added the NGO “Soldiers’ Mothers of St. Petersburg” to its official list of “foreign agents” under the 2012 law.The decision came after its…

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