Search: Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA) (3 materials)

Where Does Foreign Agent Begin?

Even if we consider the fact that Russia-US relations keep deteriorating, such an attack on the particular media may be a dangerous precedent which can likely lead to the global practice of limiting of the foreign media activity In November 2017, RT America was registered as an agent of the foreign government in the US. The decision seems to be another element in anti-Russian campaign against the background of the deterioration in the Russia – US relations. Indeed, this gesture has already ...


Russia: NGO registration, democracy, and civil society

... 1947–1975, the House of Representatives had a Committee on Unamerican Activities (HUAC) Since 1938, the U.S. has had legislation that is very similar to the new Russian legislation--the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA). President Putin has even been saying that the Russians copied their legislation from FARA. This U.S. legislation requires that "agents representing the interests of foreign powers in a "political or ...


On recent Russian legislation requiring registration of foreign-funded NGOs

... inside and outside Russia, view recent legislation requiring foreign-funded NGOs to register as foreign agents as a roll-back of democracy and civil society. President Putin has responded saying that the legislation was essentially copied from the U.S. Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA). In fact, much of what he has been saying in defense of the legislation could have been lifted from the FAQs page of the FARA website. Morever, Putin insists that the Russisn legislation does not prohibit anything,...


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