Last Tuesday after breakfast, I went to a post office in downtown Moscow to put my name on a Russian government blacklist.
According to a law that took effect in August, all Russians living within the country’s borders who hold foreign passports or permanent residence permits of other nations were required to register with the Federal Migration Service (F.M.S.) by Oct. 4. (Dual citizens residing outside of Russia were required to register upon their next visit.) Concealing another citizenship would result in a fine of up to 200,000 rubles (over $5,000), or up to 400 hours of community service. The deadline has now come and gone, and the F.M.S.… Seguir leyendo »