Russian bill would bar speech that injures the ‘honor and dignity’ of the Russian president

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Izvestiya reports that member of parliament Roman Khudiakov is proposing a bill for the “protection of the honor and dignity of the President of the Russian Federation,” modeled on the 1990 Soviet law for the “protection of the honor and dignity of the President of the USSR.

  • Poutine!

  • I’m surprised he got out in front of Obama on this one.

  • Imitating Erdogan.

    • pdxnag

      And Mohammad too.

  • What can I say, my people love me and in pains them to have to hear bad things being said about me. I do it all for them.

    • Minicapt

      You’re giving DonJohn ideas …

      Cheers

    • V10_Rob

      For shame, Vlad.

      It makes it look like you’ve got thin skin and actually take the trolls seriously.

  • Alain

    Very bad move if passed. Russia should focus on dealing with Islam instead.