: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Russian MPs Call for Probe of Foreign NGOs

The upper house of Russia’s parliament has called for a dozen foreign non-governmental organizations to be scrutinized to determine whether they should be deemed “undesirable” in accordance with a recently-passed law.

The Federation Council on Wednesday formally asked Russia’s foreign and justice ministries and Prosecutor General’s Office to look into the activities of 12 NGOs, which are on a so-called “patriotic stop-list,” consisting of what legislators describe as “foreign or international non-governmental organizations known for their anti-Russian bias.”

Under the law, “undesirable” foreign or international NGOs are prohibited from conducting activities inside Russia, and Russian organizations are prohibited from receiving funding from …read more

Source: Voice of America

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