Russian law expands control over information | News | Al Jazeera

Russian law expands control over information

By February 2017, foreign-owned media outlets will have to find new Russian owners or face closure as per the new norms.

    Vladimir Putin, Russia's president, has signed off a new law which limits the foreign ownership of Russia's mass media to 20 percent. But as Al Jazeera's Rory Challands reports from Moscow, it is not the only recent move designed to exert more control over the information Russians are exposed to.

     

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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