Policy Paper

Nikola Karasová: EU-Russia CSF Russian members as “Foreign Agents” under Act No. 121-FZ (No. 102766-6)

Legislation adopted by the Parliament of the Russian Federation in June 2012 widely known as the “Foreign Agents” Act has seriously affected the freedom of activity of many Russian non-profit organisations. Furthermore, this situation has raised serious questions as to how their future – and the future of Russian democracy – will be under the influence of the new law.