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Interview: Media Lawyer Says Russia's New Laws 'Are Burying Civil Society'

Interview: Media Lawyer Says Russia’s New Laws ‘Are Burying Civil Society’

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At the end of last year, Russia adopted a number of new legal measures that many observers say are intended to further restrict the country's already state-dominated media sphere. Among other things, the government has begun placing individuals on its list of "foreign-agent" media, subjecting them to potential fines or prison sentences. The government has…