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A Radioactive Billion for NGOs

posted 20 Apr 2013, 09:21 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 20 Apr 2013, 09:22 ]
18 April 2013

By Aleksei Gorbachev

Source: Nezavisimaya gazeta 

Kudrin calls on the president to reveal the foreign sources of financing of non-profit organizations 

The Committee of Civic Initiatives (CCI), headed by ex-minister of finance Aleksei Kudrin, is preparing a special appeal to the president Vladimir Putin. The CCI does not exclude that a significant part of the billion dollars, which, according to Putin, goes to funding Russian NGOs, has been spent on the  reprocessing of radioactive waste under the control of Russian government itself. Human rights defenders are convinced that the notorious billion went to pro-Kremlin organizations as well. [Read more]