All Posts Tagged With: "NGOs"

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How NGOs Plan to Deal With the ‘Foreign Agent’ Law

With the new law labeling NGOs that accept foreign funding as “foreign agents” coming into effect in the next month, spoke to several organizations to see how they were planning to deal with the repressive measures.

Sep 28, 2012 | Continued
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Enemies or Fools

Political scientist Anton Orekh delves into the blatantly illogical nature of the Kremlin’s current attempt to label NGOs that accept international funding as “foreign agents.”

Jul 5, 2012 | Continued
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Chechen President Sues Rights Leader for Slander, Again

After promising to stop suing human rights activists following criticism from his mother, Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov has filed criminal charges of slander against Memorial head Oleg Orlov.

Jul 8, 2010 | Continued
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Putin Cuts Tax Benefits for Foreign NGOs

Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has slashed the list of foreign non-profits eligible for tax benefits in Russia, which may force a number of organizations to close their Russian offices.

Jul 3, 2008 | Continued
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Refugee NGO Dissolved by Russian Authorities

Sodeystvie (Assistance), a non-profit organization that helps refugees and forced migrants, was shut under the strict NGO registration rules that came into effect in October 2006.

Apr 24, 2008 | Continued