NGOs refuse to confirm their ‘agent’ status
Only one nongovernmental organization has registered as a “foreign agent” in the past year
Two years on, many NGOs have refused to register as 'foreign agents'
The Russian Supreme Court on Monday, Oct. 13, will handle a motion from the Justice Ministry to liquidate the veteran charitable and human rights organization, Memorial, a posting on the court's website says
While the financial operations of the Ronald McDonald House as a nonprofit organization could become a subject of a prosecutorial inspection, so far there is no reason to believe that the foundation could be registered as a "foreign agent," said Yaroslav Nilov, the head of the State Duma Committee for Public and Religious Organizations
The Golos association said it intended to contest in court the fact that the Russian Justice Ministry included it on the registry of non-governmental organizations - foreign agents
Law enforcement authorities briefed to look for signs of political activity
Justice Ministry proposes to authorize supervisory agencies to suspend NGOs-foreign agents out-of-court
The Russian Justice Ministry has proposed to authorize employees of supervisory agencies to suspend the activities of non-governmental organizations, financed from abroad and refusing to register as NGO-foreign agents, out-of-court.
The U.S.-Russia relationship is facing another setback as Russia has turned off the Voice of America and the American Councils has been ordered to suspend its activity in Russia
The mere fact that a nonprofit organization receives foreign funding cannot provide grounds for identifying this organization as a foreign agent
Loopholes in law on NGOs to be eliminated so that they do not work in interests of foreign states - Putin
The law on non-governmental organizations (NGO) should not have loopholes for those, who are trying to defend interests of other countries in Russia
No more than 1,000 checks have been conducted with respect to nonprofit organizations (NPOs) operating in Russia, which were fined a meager amount, whereas the total number of NPOs in our country is 200,000, the Russian Foreign Ministry's Human Rights Commissioner Konstantin Dolgov said
The Russian branch of Transparency International has started studying the transparency of Russian non-governmental organizations (NGO) receiving EU grants
A St. Petersburg court has upheld the lawsuit filed by the prosecutor's office to list the Memorial antidiscrimination center as a foreign agent, human rights activists said
The Moscow Helsinki Group, the Union of Soldiers' Mothers Committees, Memorial Society, and the Agora association are among the winners of a tender for government grants, the For Civil Dignity movement led by Ella Pamfilova reported on Thursday
Russians gave 22 percent less to charity in 2012 than they did the previous year
It is necessary to cooperate with environmental non-governmental organizations (NGO) more actively if it concerns constructive dialog and provocations should be resisted on the legal basis, Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev said
The Russian State Duma has passed a bill in the first reading expanding grounds for unscheduled inspections of non-governmental organizations
Ministry of Justice suspends activities of a nongovernmental organization that has been recognized as a foreign agent
Deputies asked to explain the definition of "political activity"
Human rights activists awarded presidential grants
Hundreds of Russian non-governmental organizations, including those loyal to the authorities and those criticizing them, have received presidential grants following a contest