Ministry of Justice: Russian Philanthropic Organizations Are Not Foreign Agents

posted 27 Oct 2012, 14:51 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 27 Oct 2012, 15:04 ]
26 October 2012 

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The Ministry of Justice in Russia will not take action against philanthropic organizations under the recently adopted Law on “Foreign Agents,” even if these organizations actively influence public opinion. This announcement was made by deputy director of the Ministry’s department for NGO affairs, Tatiana Vahgina, on 26 October at the Russian Donors' Forum, a coalition of private and non-governmental organizations working in philanthropy. [Read more]