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Russia equates news aggregators to mass media

Russia equates news aggregators to mass media

The federal law on news aggregator has entered into force as from Jan. 2017 and essentially equates major news aggregators to mass media

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EEU member states have signed new Customs Code

EEU member states have signed new Customs Code

The new Eurasian Economic Union Customs Code to come into force soon, even though Kyrgyz president refused to sign the document

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Digital services in Russia: new VAT rules

Digital services in Russia: new VAT rules

From this year, foreign digital service providers engaged in online sales of electronic content to Russian consumers to pay VAT

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Putin puts off his annual press conferences

Putin puts off his annual press conferences

President Vladimir Putin has decided to postponed his 12th annual press conference by a day

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Japan PM to visit Russia yearly next year

Japan PM to visit Russia yearly next year

Japan PM Shinzo Abe aims to visit Russia early next year to speed up talks on a peace treaty and resolve the territorial dispute

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EU agrees to extend sanctions against Russia

EU agrees to extend sanctions against Russia

EU Council President: that was clear that the sanctions would be extended for an additional period

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Nazarbayev to share more powers with government and parliament

Nazarbayev to share more powers with government and parliament

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev orders to shift toward a “more liberal” political system

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Putin, Abe to hold summit on Thursday

Putin, Abe to hold summit on Thursday

Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Japan for a summit with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

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Moscow to continue developing relations with Italy after referendum

Moscow to continue developing relations with Italy after referendum

Russia’s Foreign Ministry: Moscow will continue developing relations with Italy regardless of the political situation after the Sunday’s vote

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Google News has 3 months to comply with new law on news aggrerators

Google News has 3 months to comply with new law on news aggrerators

Adopted on June 2016, the law requires news aggregator with over 1mln visitors per day to have a Russian legal entity

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