Are regions obliged to coordinate implementation of 'foreign agents' law with Moscow?

posted 9 Feb 2013, 10:42 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 9 Feb 2013, 10:45 ]
5 February 2013 

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The Ministry of Justice has demanded that its regional offices coordinate implementation of the 'foreign agents' law with ministry officials Moscow, the newspaper Vedomosti reported on 5 February, citing Pavel Chikov, head of the Agora Human Rights Association, who in turn was quoting a source in the Ministry's Department for NGOs. It is also expected that Moscow officials will engage in possible lawsuits in connection with the new law. [Read more]