RFE/RL In The News
Thursday 16 November 2017
November 16, 2017
Q&A: Amnesty Calls Russian Legislation On Foreign Media 'Serious Blow' To Journalists
Russia's State Duma on November 15 passed legislation that would allow for the designation of foreign media organizations in the country as “foreign agents." Amnesty International has condemned the effort as “repressive legislation.” RFE/RL speaks with Amnesty's Denis Krivosheev, deputy director for Europe and Central Asia.