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Russian NGOs included in the registry of "foreign agents" and Background

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Russian NGOs included in the registry of "foreign agents" and Background

Eco-group Bellona continues to work in Russia, despite being declared foreign agents

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Environmental Right Centre Bellona (ERC Bellona) is one of the most prominent NGOs in Russia working on nuclear safety and pollution challenges in the northern regions. With offices in both Murmansk and St. Petersburg, the organization has since the mid 1990ies helped targeting international funding to dismantle Cold War submarines and secure radioactive waste in the Murmansk and Arkhangelsk regions.

Amnesty International: Attack on rights group in Chechnya: Investigate mob violence

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The Russian authorities should take urgent steps to protect human rights defenders working in Chechnya from attacks and harassment, Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International and Front Line Defenders said today.

Bellona Murmansk due in court today after failing to register as “Foreign Agent”

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Both procurator’s office and regional Ministry of Justice have earlier cleared the environmental organization from suspected political activity, but since they failed to voluntarily sign up as foreign agent, the risk is a fine of 300,000 to 500,000 rubles.

According to Russian legislation, a non-governmental organization receiving funding from abroad should understand by itself that it is best to voluntarily register as “Foreign Agent” because of its political activity.

Analysts: To the Kremlin, Foreign Meddling a Greater Threat Than Graft

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As far as the Kremlin is concerned, foreign meddling poses a greater threat to the country than corruption does, analysts said Wednesday, responding to the Justice Ministry's recent decision to deem Transparency International's Russian branch (TI-R) as a "foreign agent."

Statement by Professor Mikhail Savva

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Dear Friends, 

The indictment in the criminal case that has been fabricated against me has been confirmed by the prosecutor of Krasodar region, L.G. Korzhinek, and forwarded to the court. 

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