The draft law submitted to Russia’s Duma in late July proposes limiting foreign ownership in internet firms to 20% if they are considered by a special commission to be a “significant source of information”.
London’s plans to fast-track visas for researchers wants to allow “the very best minds” to ensure continuous presence post-Brexit in the country, according to the UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
Part of a law adopted by the regional parliament had banned the killing of bulls during fights. Spain's constitutional court ruled against that ban, arguing that it was an essential part of the sport.
Environment Minister Svenja Schulze intends to alleviate the financial burden from municipalities by making the producers of fast food packages, cigarettes, disposable cups and thin plastic bags to pay for their utilization.
Refugee rescue boats carrying stranded migrants may face fines of up to €1m (£918,000) after the Italian parliament passed a controversial law promoted by Matteo Salvini. The Italian Senate approved the law with 160 votes in favour and 57 against.
The Netherlands joins a number of other European nations in implementing the controversial law. Some consider burqas a symbol of the oppression of women, while others view the ban as a violation of religious freedom.
Inter-regional Association of Human Rights Organizations “Agora” appealed to David Kaye, UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression, with regard to severe Internet and mobile disruptions during the protest rallies in Moscow and Ingushetia.