Russia introduces legislation allowing for the closure of “undesirable” foreign NGOs

27 May 2015

Russia introduces legislation allowing for the closure of “undesirable” foreign NGOs

Russia has introduced legislation authorising the country’s Prosecutor General and his deputies, in consultation with the Foreign Ministry, to designate foreign non-governmental organisations as “undesirable” if they are deemed to pose a threat to...

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Maya Lester KC is a senior barrister (King’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions...

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