Russia’s Internal Affairs ministry is preparing a bill that would oblige foreigners entering the country to sign a “loyalty agreement” that would bar them from discrediting official policies, the TASS state news agency reported early on Wednesday (29 November).
Reuters could not independently verify the draft bill. The Internal Affairs ministry did not immediately respond to requests for a comment.
Distortion of the “historical truth” about the Soviet people’s defence of the country and its contribution to the victory over fascist Germany in World War Two would also be prohibited, TASS reported.
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