News from the Region

State prizes for charity workers and rights defenders

Contest opens for state prizes for charity workers and rights defenders 15.08.2018 The presidential commission responsible for assessing candidates began accepting nominations on 15 August for state prizes for achievements in the fields of charitable work and defence of rights. Nominations…

Strategy for volunteer doctors

Volunteer doctors develop a strategy for volunteering 14.08.2018 The idea is to draft a strategy for medical volunteering by 2019, to help all regions all over Russia to manage voluntary medical work. An all-Russian association of “Volunteer-medics” is working on the…

Modern slavery in Russia

30 July – World Day against Trafficking in Persons  30.07.2018 According to data from international experts, about 800,000 people in Russia are living in slavery. What is modern slavery? Slavery is a system of societal relations, which allows for one…

Putin approves law on foreign NGOs’ subsidiaries

Law on registration of foreign NGOs’ affiliates is approved 30.07.2018 President Vladimir Putin has signed into law amendments concerning the registration of affiliates of foreign not-for-profit organisations and religious associations. The document was published on the official online portal for…