Emelianenko-Mitrione bout postponed due to American’s illnessSport February 19, 4:06
OSCE unable to identify perpetrators of cyber attacks against it - secretary generalWorld February 19, 4:02
Russian biathletes win gold in relay at 2017 IBU World Championships in AustriaSport February 18, 18:30
Putin signs decree on recognition of documents given to Donbass peopleRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 18, 17:26
Sberbank CEO says no repeat of crisis in the short termBusiness & Economy February 18, 17:24
Judging by certain statements at Munich Conference, "cold war" is still not over — LavrovRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 18, 15:19
Bout’s lawyers will challenge Court of Appeals’ decision in Supreme Court on February 21Russian Politics & Diplomacy February 18, 7:16
Turkish Minister reproaches NATO for not fulfilling obligations on its south-eastern flankWorld February 18, 7:12
Moody's upgrades outlook on Russia’s sovereign rating to stable from negativeBusiness & Economy February 18, 2:37
MOSCOW, February 13. /TASS/. Russia’s Justice Ministry has added one more non-governmental organization (NGO) to its list of foreign agents, according to the ministry's online registry.
The interregional charity organization Siberian Environmental Center in Novosibirsk, Russia's third-largest city, became the 39th NGO to be labelled as foreign agent under a law passed in 2012 under which the tag is applied to NGOs with any foreign funding whose activities can be defined as political.
The law, which was adopted in the summer of 2012, requires NGOs that receive funding from abroad and are deemed to be involved in political activity to register with the Justice Ministry as foreign agents and to file a report on their operations to officials every quarter. The law also obliges NGOs to print the term foreign agent on all of their publications. Any NGO failing to comply with the rules could face higher penalties.
Siberian Environmental Center was founded in 1999 with the aim of protecting the environment, raising environmental awareness among citizens and involving them in environment-related activities.