- Russian bailiffs showed up at the Moscow bureau of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) to notify the US-funded broadcaster about the launch of enforcement proceedings over unpaid fines.
- Russia designated The Moscow Times' Russian-language partner VTimes a "foreign agent" as authorities pile more pressure on independent media.
- Because VTimes has a Netherlands registration, the justice ministry added it to the list of "foreign agents."
- The term "foreign agent" carries strong pejorative connotations in Russia.
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