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The MacArthur Foundation decides to pull out of Russia, suggesting its presence there is unwelcome

The MacArthur Foundation announced Wednesday it would close its offices in Russia. MacArthur President Julia Stasch cites new laws that make the organization's presence in Russia unwelcome. The announcement comes at a time after Russia's upper house of parliament included the foundation on a list of foreign organizations it says pose a threat to Russian sovereignty.