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Renowned rights group latest target of Putin’s assault on dissent

Vladimir Putin’s inclination to crush any perceived opposition has taken aim at one of Russia’s most courageous and effective human-rights organizations. The state’s Prosecutor General’s Office says that Memorial, an organization that for almost a quarter-century has relentlessly exposed both Soviet and post-USSR rights abuses, must be shut down for “justifying extremism and terrorism.” One […]