Authorities say the law is no different from rules in other countries, aimed at organisations that get support from abroad. But critics say the law is being used to silence Russian independent media that refuse to tow the Kremlin’s line.
Al Jazeera’s Bernard Smith reports from Moscow, Russia.
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