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This week in the US, RT was forced to register as a foreign agent.




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The motion was passed by a unanimous vote, prepared by Duma speaker Vyacheslav Volodin and heads of all four parliamentary parties. Earlier in the day, the Duma passed the bill in the second reading, also by a unanimous vote.

The text of the amendment, obtained by RT, defines affected mass-media outlets as legal entities that are “registered in a foreign nation, or a foreign structure that operates without registering as a company, engaged in spreading printed, audio, audio-visual or any other content prepared for an unlimited group of people.”

It states that such entities can be “recognized as foreign mass media executing the functions of a foreign agent if they receive monetary funds or other property from foreign states, government agencies, foreign-based and international organizations, foreign citizens and persons without citizenship or any other persons acting on behalf of foreign citizens and organizations,” according to TASS.

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