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Russia's opposition activists are a dejected and fractured lot these days. In February, Vladimir V. Putin passed a law making it possible to shut down any website at will, snuffing out the online presence of Alexei Navalny, the Kremlin's biggest foe, overnight. On May 5, Mr. Putin approved legislation that takes aim at all future Navalnys. The "Bloggers Law" forces the owners of any website receiving more than 3,000 visitors ...

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