US special envoy for Ukraine Kurt Volker says Minsk accords - Western-backed blueprint for ending war between Kyiv and Russia-backed separatists - have not been implemented because Moscow has not shown 'willingness to implement them'
Russia tightened its so-called "foreign agent" law last month to target overseas media operating in the country. It means the government can require media outlets to state that they are "foreign agents", and they also have to submit to intensive scrutiny of staffing and financing. Voice of America is among the media organizations to receive such a designation. As Henry Ridgwell reports, similar legislation was introduced in 2012 against civil society groups that receive foreign support.