Arts and Life
Mothers & Daughters
Arts and Life
Articles with tag "NGOs"
Russia Massively Contributes to Decline in Democratic Norms, Freedom House Says
Freedom House ranked Russia 88th out of 118 countries in freedom, flanked by Congo and Vietnam on either side.
First Victim of Russia’s 'Undesirable Organizations' Law Declared Prisoner of Conscience
Shevchenko was the first person to be charged under the 2015 legislation banning “undesirable organizations” in Russia.
Head of Russian Anti-Slavery NGO Reports Being Stabbed
An estimated 800,000 people live as modern-day slaves in Russia, working under conditions of forced labor, debt bondage and human trafficking.
Macron Meets Human Rights Activists, Solzhenitsyn's Widow on Russia Visit
Macron is in St. Petersburg, where he met with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday for talks on international crises.
Russia Ranks 135th in Transparency International's World Corruption Index
2017 was marked by anti-corruption rallies and high-profile fraud cases in Russia.
Open Russia Activist Beaten Outside Home in St. Petersburg
More than half a dozen civil activists have been attacked in St. Petersburg in the first months of 2018.
NGOs in Russia: Do They Still Stand a Chance? (Op-ed)
The Kremlin is steadily ramping up its control over civil society
Car Torched in Third Attack on Memorial Human Right Group in North Caucasus
Memorial said it was part of a campaign to drive the group out of the volatile region.
HRW Declares 2017 ‘Dark Year’ for Independent Voices in Russia
Russia cracked down on youth protests, targetted international media as "foreign agents" and barred Navalny from running in elections.
Chechen Leader Kadyrov Says Human Rights Work ‘Won’t Fly’ in His Region
The leader spoke days after an arson attack on a human rights office in a nearby region.
Arsonists Torch Memorial Human Rights Office in North Caucasus
Memorial's head in Chechnya was arrested last week.
Russian Environmentalist’s Beating Tied to Medvedev’s Alleged Mansion
Rudomakha was brutally beaten in late December after investigating the mansion.
Human Rights Activist Arrested on Drug Charges in Chechnya
Activists say Titiyev was framed on false charges.
Russian Environmentalist Severely Beaten by Masked Assailants
He was campaigning to preserve wild nature in the region
Pro-Putin Activist Claims Diabetes Society Is a ‘Foreign Agent’
The NGO, which helps diabetes patients, received funding from foreign pharmaceuticals
Khodorkovsky Launches New Media After Open Russia Ban
Open Russia was blocked earlier this month "for inciting protests"
Russia Labels Grassroots Trucker NGO 'Foreign Agent'
The ministry said it found evidence that the association was performing the "functions of a foreign agent" after an unannounced inspection of the organization's...
Head of Prisoner Rights Group Romanova Flees Russia After Fraud Charges
Olga Romanova said the group will continue its work
Prominent Anti-Racism NGO Sued Under Russian 'Undesirables’ Law
The NGO published two blacklisted U.S.-based institutions on Sova’s website.
European Court of Human Rights Begins Investigating Russia's 'Foreign Agent' Law
The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has started to investigate whether Russia's infamous 'foreign agent' law violates human rights.
View more articles