The Ministry of justice introduced the “Open Russia” in the list of undesirable organizations
Moscow. April 27. INTERFAX.RU — the Ministry of justice of Russia on Thursday included in the departmental list of the three recognized unwanted in Russia foreign non-governmental organizations (NGOs), including those founded by businessman and ex-head of Yukos Mikhail Khodorkovsky movement “Open Russia”.
The registry joined the NGO “Open Russia” and the social network movement “Open Russia” (both registered in the UK), and “the Institute of modern Russia” (USA).
On the eve of the official representative of the Prosecutor General Alexander Kurennoi said the “Interfax” that the results of the study submitted to the Agency materials, the decision to admit mentioned people in Russia.
As noted by the Colonel, the Prosecutor’s office believes that these NGOs “carried out on the territory of the Russian Federation, special programs and projects in order to discredit the results held in Russia elections, recognition of their results illegitimate”.
In addition, according to the prosecution, the activities of the organizations “aimed at instigating protests and destabilization of the political situation that poses a threat to the foundations of the constitutional system of the Russian Federation and state security”.
“Information about the decision sent to the Ministry of justice of Russia to include these organizations in the list of foreign and international non-governmental organizations whose activities are deemed undesirable on the territory of the Russian Federation,” said Kurennoy.
The law on undesirable foreign organizations
The law on spam in Russia, foreign and international non-governmental organizations was adopted in may 2015. According to the law, the junk can be recognized as activities of foreign or international non-governmental organizations that threaten the foundations of the constitutional system of the Russian Federation, the country’s defense or security of the state. The list of such NGOs justice is, on the basis of the decision of the Prosecutor General.
The decision to ban undesirable organizations to implement programmes and projects on the territory of the Russian Federation is taken by the Prosecutor General’s office. This must be done in coordination with the foreign Ministry. There is a possibility of exception from the list is undesirable.
The recognition of undesirable activities of the organization shall entail the refusal to conduct operations with monetary funds, other property, the ban on the creation of the territory of the Russian Federation of structural subdivisions of the organization, other consequences. Today undesirable foreign NGOs on the territory of the Russian Federation recognized 10 foreign organizations.