All Posts Tagged With: "libel"

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Duma Bill Would Re-Criminalize “Libel”

The decriminalization of libel that was passed under Dmitri Medvedev’s presidency could be revoked if a new Duma bill is passed; analysts speculate that the bill is directed at Oleg Orlov and Aleksei Navalny in particular.

Jul 7, 2012 | Continued
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Russian Authorities Gain Powers to Shut Down Media

Russia’s lower house of Parliament, the State Duma, has passed a law that makes it easier for authorities to shut down media outlets.

Apr 25, 2008 | Continued