Thursday, April 25, 2013

 

Russian court fines NGO Golos under 'foreign agent' law

A Russian court on Thursday slapped a $10,000 fine on election monitor Golos for purportedly violating new legislation forcing NGOs to register as "foreign agents." Moscow-based Golos (‘Voice’), an organization that monitors Russian elections for violations, was fined by Moscow's Presnensky district court for failing to register as a "foreign agent" as required by new legislation, the first such ruling, AFP said. The Russian parliament last year passed a law requiring all NGOs that receive money from abroad and engage in political activity to register as foreign agents, a move criticized by activists.
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