Law of the Week: Duma adopts three bills restricting participation in public life and toughening existing legislation on ‘undesirable’ organisations.

Week-ending 21 May 2021 On 18 May the State Duma passed three bills that would bar individuals who have supported civil society and religious organizations declared extremist or terrorist from…

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Law of the Week: President Putin signs into law a bill on ‘foreign agent’ electoral candidates

Week-ending 23 April 2021 This week President Putin signed into law a bill requiring electoral candidates who receive financial support from abroad to label themselves as 'foreign agents.' Candidates affiliated…

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CSO of the Week: League of Voters designated a ‘foreign agent’ NGO

Week-ending 30 October 2020 The League of Voters was added this week to the list of so-called 'foreign agent' NGOs. Accoкding to the Ministry of Justice's website, the NGO received…

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Grigory Melkonyants: Key findings from the Golos Report on the results of the Single Day of Voting 2020

15 October 2020 By Grigory Melkonyants, co-chair of the Golos movement For the full text of the original article, see here Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Facebook] 1. The transition…

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