Putin targets US social media

President Vladimir Putin signed an array of laws on Wednesday handing Russia new powers to restrict US social media giants, label individuals foreign agents, and to crack down on the disclosure of its security officers’ personal data. Continue Reading

Russian FM dismisses reports about Navalny poisoning

Russia’s top diplomat on Wednesday brushed off media reports that there had been several attempts to poison Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny and that Russian security forces might have orchestrated and carried out the poisoning. Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Moscow was used to Western countries airing accusations against Russia in the media. Continue Reading