Media: the Federation Council may extend the stop-list of foreign organizations

Media: the Federation Council may extend the stop-list of foreign organizations


Meeting with representatives of the Ministry of justice and attorney General will be held in closed to the press. In the list of undesirable organizations may be added to a terrorist entity ISIS trying to spread propaganda in Russia.

MOSCOW, 27 Jan. A list of foreign organizations whose activity is undesirable on the territory of Russia, on Tuesday may be supplemented by a number of new, writing in Tuesday “Izvestia” with reference to sources.

According to the newspaper, on Tuesday, the committees of the Federation Council on international Affairs and on constitutional legislation in the media from a closed mode with the participation of representatives of the Ministry of justice and attorney General will discuss the stop-list of foreign organizations whose activity is undesirable on the territory of Russia.

In early July of this year to the list by unanimous vote of the senators included 12 organizations: the Soros Foundation, national endowment for democracy (NED), international Republican Institute (IRI), national democratic Institute for international Affairs (NDI), the MacArthur Foundation, Freedom House, Foundation Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, the Foundation “Education for democracy” (FED), East European democratic centre, the Ukrainian world Congress, Ukrainian world coordinating Council, the Crimean field mission on human rights.

According to sources of “Izvestiya”, the following applicants for hit in the list of undesirable NGOs were the Ford Foundation, the Foundation of Jamestown, the Foundation “Open Russia”, Eurasia Foundation, Institute albert Einstein.

Also in SF are not excluded in conversation with “Izvestia” that in the list of unwanted Russian organizations can be added to a terrorist entity ISIS which tries to spread propaganda in Russia.

In November 2012, the law obliged financed from abroad political NGOs to register as “foreign agents.” Now a list of about 40 organizations. Before Parliament is a bill providing for a mechanism to exclude NGOs from the list of “noagents” — until now it was impossible.