"Inspections" of NGOs in St. Petersburg

posted 21 Mar 2013, 04:24 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 21 Mar 2013, 04:24 ]
21 March 2013 

Source: HRO.org (info
Ivan Pavlov, chair of the board of the Foundation for Freedom of Information in St. Petersburg relates: "An assistant prosecutor, two police detectives and an official from the tax inspectorate have come to our offices. They brought a list of documents they wanted to see and they wanted to conduct an inspection of the premises. We shall provide them with the documents, but I shall not let the uninvited visitors inspect our offices without a corresponding warrant." [Read more]