May 16, 2013
by Alison Sacriponte
Three UN independent experts on Tuesday urged authorities in Russia to revise a law that is having "obstructive, intimidating and stigmatizing effects" on the country's non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and non-commercial organizations (NCOs). The law, adopted in November, requires NGOs and ...[read more]
May 10, 2013
by Elizabeth Imbarlina
JURIST Guest Columnist Shubin Nikita, Russian State University for the Humanities, Law Faculty, explores a new amendment to Russian law affecting non-commercial organizations...On November 21, 2012, Federal Law 121-FL came into force in Russia. This law works to amend various legislative acts, ...[read more]
July 13, 2012
by Rebecca DiLeonardo
The lower house of the Russian parliament on Friday voted to adopt a controversial bill that will regulate the activities of non-commercial organizations (NCOs) that engage in political activity and receive foreign funding. The new law will require the organizations to register as "foreign agents... ...[read more]
July 12, 2012
by Rebecca DiLeonardo
Three UN experts on Thursday urged the Russian State Duma not to adopt a controversial bill that will regulate the activities of non-commercial organizations (NCOs) that engage in political activity and receive foreign funding. The special rapporteurs on freedom of association, human rights ...[read more]

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