The Ministry of Justice recognized musician Noize MC (Ivan Alekseev), journalist Irina Shikhman, Novaya Gazeta Europe journalist and Dissernet founder Andrei Zayakin, politician Mikhail Svetov, Ruslan Leviev from the Conflict Intelligence Team and others as foreign agents. This was reported on the website of the department.
At the end of October, journalists Alexander Plyushchev and Tatyana Felgenhauer, producer Alexander Rodnyansky and five other people were included in the register of individuals-"foreign agents". Among them are politician Ilya Ponomarev and the head of Transparency International - Russia Ilya Shumanov. Journalist Mikhail Zygar was included in the list of media outlets as “foreign agents”.