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Duma to prepare amendments to the Law on Public Scrutiny

Duma to prepare amendments to the law on public scrutiny 10.01.2017 Before preparing amendments, deputies will study the enforcement of existing legislation on public scrutiny. The Duma Committee on the Development of Civil Society, Public Associations and Religious Organisations will…

New charitable donations site to assist children

Towards Change Foundation and mobile network Tele2 launch a charitable service 11.01.2017 Tele2’s new service will allow subscribers to make a daily donation of 5 roubles. Subscribers to the new charitable service will donate 5 roubles a day to the…

Ministry of Economic Development plans to support NGOs

Ministry of Economic Development presents recommendations to support NGOs 10.01.2017 The materials presented were developed as part of a ‘roadmap’ to enable NGOs to provide social services. The Ministry of Economic Development presented materials to supplement regional state programmes supporting…

Putin asks for report on NGOs by 30 March

Putin calls for report on NGOs by 30 March 03.01.2017 Russian President Putin has asked for an analysis and report suitable for law enforcement activities on the activities of NGOs. This was reported on the Kremlin website. The report is…

Overview of new civil society laws in 2017

Civil society laws: 2017   28.12.2016   The year 2017 will see the introduction of a number of laws that regulate the work of the NGO sector and institutions such as public community councils and chambers. The Agency of Social…