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Study: Kremlin Uses Anti-extremism Law to Suppress Dissent

Russia is using its anti-extremism laws to crack down on dissent, analysts and human rights advocates say. A recent study found that the number of Russians sentenced to prison for extremism tripled over the last five years.  A growing number of journalists and dissidents say they have been targeted by prosecutors. Journalists and dissidents are not the only ones. Yekaterina Vologzheninova, a 46-year-old single mother working as a cashier in the central Russian city of...

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