A protester holds a slogan reading: 'Who is afraid of human rights activists and ecologists there (in the government)?' outside the parliament headquarters in Moscow, Russia, Friday, July 6, 2012. The... more 
A protester holds a slogan reading: 'Who is afraid of human rights activists and ecologists there (in the government)?' outside the parliament headquarters in Moscow, Russia, Friday, July 6, 2012. The Russian lower parliament house is expected to give preliminary approval to the bill on Friday, that would impose harsh regulations on all foreign-funded non-governmental organizations that are involved in political activity, part of a broad crackdown on civil activism and dissent that has accompanied Vladimir Putin’s return to the presidency in May.(AP Photo/Misha Japaridze) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Misha Japaridze
Fri, Jul 6, 2012 4:40 AM EDT