The Prosecutor General’s office admitted 11 foreign organizations in Russia undesirable
MOSCOW, 17 Dec — RIA Novosti. The state office of public Prosecutor of Russia declared undesirable on the territory of Russia 11 foreign organizations willing to continue this work, said the Deputy chief of Department on supervision of execution of laws on Federal security, interethnic relations and countering extremism and terrorism of the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation Alexei Jafarov.
“Today… the Deputy Prosecutor General made a decision on the recognition of the undesirable on the territory of the Russian Federation activities of 11 foreign organizations such as the national endowment for democracy, the open society foundations, the American-Russian Fund on economic and legal development, national democratic Institute for international Affairs, the international Republican Institute and several others. We are ready to continue working in this direction,” said Jafarov at the meeting of the HRC “Public participation in combating extremism and terrorism”.
Foreign or international organization that is recognized undesirable on the territory of Russia, can not create or open their offices in Russia and needs to close the existing. Also “junk” status is fraught with the ban on dissemination of information materials organization through the media or Internet. In addition, such organization may not engage in Russia in various programs or projects. In addition, there are other restrictions.