Russian Senators Propose Ban of 12 Foreign NGOs, Reining In Civil Society

In what experts see as Moscow’s latest bid to rein in civil society, Russian senators released a list Wednesday of 12 foreign NGOs whose work they believe poses a threat to national security, and who should thus be declared “undesirable” and prohibited from operating in the country. The Federation Council — Russia’s upper house of parliament — compiled a so-called “patriotic stop-list,” consisting of seven American organizations, two Ukrainian diaspora groups, two… Read More

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