In the preparation of the "Patriotic stop list" in the Council of federations was based on data of Russian non-governmental organizations, and among them, the MacArthur Foundation, said the newspaper VIEW, Senator, member of the Department on international Affairs Igor Morozov, explaining the Fund's decision to stop the activity in the Russian Federation.
"The fact that the MacArthur Foundation ceased Its activities on the territory of the Russian Federation, shows once again that we are Not mistaken, making It to the stop list," he said in explanation, the newspaper VIEW, one of the compilers of the list, Senator, member of the Department on international Affairs Igor Morozov." Guessing he will Not stop Its operations and will maintain the same destructive work with the positions of other countries. Do not exclude, because It will be the country's post-Soviet space, " he said." now they have the opportunity to say anything you want, - informs Morozov.- When compiling the stop list we relied on data which was received from the Russian non-governmental organizations that have worked with these funds, as well as among them with the MacArthur Foundation. For this reason we know what theses were laid in their performances, and what social studies was held by this Fund, as they distorted and as commented on the data, and what work was carried out on the channel loosening of civil society "." The list was compiled based on the real performance of the designated Funds, which are funded Russian non-governmental organizations, " explained frost.- instead of humanitarian guide, they are more focused on undermining the constitutional system, the development of negative political and social processes in the Russian society and the replacement of the regime."
"Those NGOs that were included in This List, This is Not true in last instance. This is our warning to all those who will be instead of the development of civil society to engage in anti-state activities within the Russian Federation, drew attention Morozov.- This precedent will enable us to actively monitor the activities of other organizations listed in the stop list. Let's see what they will do in the foreseeable future ". On Wednesday the U.S. charitable Foundation MacArthur said about stop their activities in Russia. The reason was the hit in the "stop list" of the Federation Council. The Fund stressed that "never supported political activity or other actions that would appear a reasonable way be interpreted as" junk ". Remember, June 24, Konstantin Kosachev made a motion to accept the " stop list ", which will include organization aimed at undermining stability in the Russian Federation. His idea, he explained the escalating instability around the country, for example, in Georgia and Ukraine. The most alarmed the parliamentarian recent events in Armenia. His initiative was supported by the Federation Council speaker Valentina Matviyenko, who was instructed to prepare an appeal to the relevant agencies three committees – on international Affairs, defense and security and state building. On 7 July, the Federation Council has received proposals for the "Patriotic stop-list" of about 60 organizations. However, According to the head of the international Department of the upper house of the Russian Parliament Konstantin Kosachev, it was decided to "stand on a narrow, but hitting the target" list. On 8 July the Federation Council has sent to the Prosecutor General, Ministry of foreign Affairs and the Ministry of justice "Patriotic stop-list" of 12 foreign NGOs, which included, in addition to the Soros Foundation and the MacArthur Foundation, the world Congress of Ukrainians, the Ukrainian world coordinating Council, the Crimean field mission on human rights.