US NGO Proekt Media Included in Russia’s List of Undesirable Organisations
© Sputnik / Grigoriy SisoevRussian Ministry of Justice
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The work of US non-governmental organisation Proekt Media is officially declared as "undesirable" in Russia, the Russian Justice Ministry said on Friday.
"On 23 July, the Russian Justice Ministry included a foreign non-governmental organisation Project Media, Inc. in the list of foreign and international non-governmental organisations whose activities are recognised as undesirable on the territory of the Russian Federation", the ministry said in a statement.
17 May 2017, 06:13 GMT
In February, the RT broadcaster published own investigation saying that Proekt, which positions itself as independent, received funds in the form of grants from European and US authorities.