EU worries about foreign agent law

Ashton expressed her concern about fining Golos


The Russian newly established foreign agent law is requiring for all the non-governmental organisations in Russia to register as foreign agents if they receive funding from foreign donors.

On 25 April, GOLOS NGO was the first organisation which was charged under the foreign agent law. GOLOS was ordered to pay $9,500 because it didn’t declare itself a foreign agent, since the organisation received funding from the Norwegian Helsinki Committee. On 28 April, the EU High Representative,...


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