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Russia designates nine U.S.-funded news outlets as foreign agents

New York, December 5, 2017--Russia's Justice Ministry announced today that it has designated nine U.S. government-funded press outlets as "foreign agents," under a newly expanded law, according to reports. The ministry named the outlets as the U.S. Congress-funded Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty and seven of its affiliates, and Voice...
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