Committees of the Federation Council on international Affairs and on constitutional legislation behind closed doors with the participation of commissioners of the Ministry of justice and attorney General will discuss the stop-list of foreign organizations whose activities are undesirable in the Russian Federation.
Initiative for a new discussion on the stop-list of foreign organizations whose activities are undesirable in the Russian Federation, belongs to the Committee on constitutional legislation. From the outset, its author was the head of the division for international Affairs of the Federation Council Konstantin Kosachev, the proposal got unanimous support not only among the partners of senators, But in a number of Federal agencies, such as the foreign Ministry, the justice Ministry and chief Prosecutor's office Also agreed to work on the document. At the beginning of July to the list by unanimous vote of the senators included 12 organizations: the Soros Foundation, national endowment for democracy (NED), international Republican Institute (IRI), national democratic Institute for international Affairs (NDI), the MacArthur Foundation, freedom house, Foundation Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, the Foundation "Education for democracy" (FED), East European democratic centre, the Ukrainian world Congress, Ukrainian world coordinating Council, the Crimean field mission on human rights. According to sources of " Izvestiya ", the following applicants for hit in the list of undesirable NGOs were the Ford Foundation, the Foundation of Jamestown, the Foundation " Open Russia ", Eurasia Foundation, Institute albert Einstein. Similarly in SF are not excluded in conversation with "Izvestia" that in the list of unwanted Russian organizations can be added to a terrorist entity ISIS. On the first day of the week, the senators from detailed comments has refrained, noting that first they have to discuss everything, but that list will grow, recognized.
"Neither our Committee on international Affairs Or the Committee on constitutional legislation, this new list Until not seen. Think we will announce it Authorized the Ministry of justice, and we'll all discuss together. As long as Neither the number Nor the composition of the organizations have no opportunity to say, " said 1st Deputy Chairman of the division for international Affairs of the Federation Council Vladimir djabarov, who noted that the list is not by any dogma and, of course, will evolve." I till haven't seen the list, assume that it will be increased, although I am not a supporter of any severity, But anyone who engages in political activity must realize that any action that may harm the state, he must bear the responsibility ", - said a member of the Department on constitutional legislation, Senator Elena Afanasyeva. The Senator considers it possible that the list may appear in the ISIS, which Also tries to conduct its advocacy in the Russian Federation." I just did not predict whether these organizations more or less. Our goal is to make more clear rules for all of the work of such NGOs: citizens and the law-enforcing authorities and the players themselves, that is the same NCOs who nevertheless engage in political activities, " said the Senator, the former head of Department of internal policy of presidential administration Oleg Morozov, noting that the Russian law on NGOs is very soft. According to his statement, there are no prohibitions on receiving foreign pay, and no restrictions that these organizations were engaged in political activity. But today these NGOs, says the Senator must understand that by performing these actions, they receive the status of a foreign agent.