Russia’s bloggers to face stifling restrictions under new law

CPJ called on President Vladimir Putin to veto a new bill that would subject popular bloggers to the same restrictions as traditional media in Russia. The bill was approved by Russia’s parliament, the State Duma, in a final reading today. The bill would apply to blogs with more than 3,000 daily visitors. 

The Huffington Post Blog referenced CPJ’s analysis of the bill in its coverage.

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