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Russia - Another media support NGO to be listed as “foreign agent”?

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It is now the Media Rights Defence Centre's turn to be targeted by the justice ministry. After a week-long inspection, the ministry has concluded that this NGO gets funding from abroad and that its activities are “political.” This means that it could now be classified as a “foreign agent” at any time. Based in the western city of Voronezh, the MRDC is one of Russia's leading NGOs specializing in legal assistance for news media in difficulty. Every year, it prepares around 100 court cases in (...)

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