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Russian Human Rights NGO Folds Its Work, Goes Underground

A prominent Russian human rights group's leader says the organization is closing its operations because of a repressive law, but it has come up with a plan to continue its work. Russian law requires non-governmental organizations that receive funding from abroad to register as "foreign agents." Igor Kolyapin, head of the Committee Against Torture, told reporters Tuesday the organization will be "liquidated" this week after the Justice Ministry listed the group...

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