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Russia tells dual nationals to register

Rights groups express unease at new law forcing Russians to declare foreign passports or risk prosecution.

Last updated: 13 Aug 2014 13:43
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Russians with dual nationality will have to declare their foreign passports by October or face prosecution, with human rights groups worried the move was influenced by anti-Western sentiment.

The government says the move, which will effect up to ten million Russians, is necessary to guard against divided loyalties.

Al Jazeera's Rory Challands reports from Moscow.

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