Putin allows for adjustment of wordings in 'foreign agent' law

Russian President Vladimir Putin believes that certain wordings in the law on 'foreign agent' NGOs require adjustment.

"There have been many disputes on the so-called 'foreign agents'. It seems we'd rather not speak about this again but I believe and agree with the colleagues who say that certain things require additional adjustment. This is true," Putin said at a plenary meeting of the Public Chamber.

"I have come across this myself. Clearly, the wordings of this law are not understood in a uniform manner and on the whole sometimes even damage the activity of absolutely loyal, pro-Russian organizations aimed at helping people," he added.

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