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Protests in Georgia After Passage of “Foreign Influence” Bill

HeadlineMay 15, 2024

Lawmakers in the Republic of Georgia have passed a controversial “foreign influence” bill that will require NGOs and news organizations to register as foreign agents if they receive at least 20% of their funding from abroad. Critics say the bill uses Kremlin-inspired measures to crush dissent and moves Georgia away from Europe and closer to Moscow. The bill has sparked weeks of street protests.

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