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22 October, Tuesday


Russia blacklists opposition leader Navalny’s foundation as Foreign Agent

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Russia’s Justice Ministry has on Wednesday blacklisted opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s Anti-Corruption Foundation (FBK) as a foreign agent The Moscow Times reports.

The Justice Ministry didn't explain why it added the FBK to its list of foreign agents.

Authorities opened a 1 billion ruble ($15.3 million) money laundering case against the FBK in August amid a wave of opposition protests in the capital led by Navalny's allies.

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