Less than 10 percent of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) recognized as 'foreign agents' submitted by themselves an application regarding their status during the two years that the respective law has been in force
The Russian Justice Ministry is again asking for three leading human rights organizations (Transparency International - R, human rights center Memorial and the Sakharov Center) to be subjected to administrative liability
Twelve non-government organizations classed as foreign agents, which the Justice Ministry warned about administrative liability for breaching the federal legislation in July, have 1,5 weeks to report on the elimination of these breaches, the ministry press service has reported
The Russian Justice Ministry included the U.S. National Endowment for Democracy on the list of foreign and international nongovernmental organizations, the activity of which is recognized undesirable in Russia
The inclusion of one or several non-governmental organizations in a list of those whose operations on Russian territory are undesirable does not restrict access of Russian citizens to democratic values, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said
The U.S. Embassy in Moscow is concerned about the Russian Prosecutor General's Office's decision to designate the U.S. nonprofit organization National Endowment for Democracy an undesirable foreign organization in Russian territory
The Russian presidential Human Rights Council has addressed the Prosecutor General's Office, the Federation Council, the Justice Ministry, and the Foreign Ministry asking them to remove the informal association known as the Crimean Field Mission from the list of 'undesirable organizations'