Lev Ponomarev on the 'foreign agents' law: 'To those who don't understand'

posted 19 Apr 2013, 04:12 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 19 Apr 2013, 04:24 ]
11 April 2013

Lev Ponomarev 

Source: Echo of Moscow 

Let's start with an incontrovertible fact: the refusal of human rights defenders receiving assistance from international charities to register as foreign agents has been interpreted by Vladimir Putin as a personal challenge. Observers are predicting that any organisation refusing to submit to these requirements will be closed down. [Read more]