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Foreigners to be stopped with help of a 'patriotic stop-list' (Gazeta.ru)

posted 6 Jul 2015, 10:34 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 6 Jul 2015, 11:08 ]
29 June 2015

Source: Gazeta.Ru

By Natalya Galimova 

First names to be added to register of undesirable organizations in the fall 

As Gazeta.Ru has learned, the ‘patriotic stop-list’ of Western foundations that the Federation Council will send to the Prosecutor General’s Office with a request to investigate their activities with regard to the law on undesirable organizations will include more than 20 names. The inclusion in the list of Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch and Freedom House is being discussed. In the autumn a number of these organizations could be included in the register of undesirable organizations and their activities in Russia banned.  [Read more]
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