20 Jul 2022 09:48

Open Estonia Foundation declared undesirable in Russia - Prosecutor General's Office

MOSCOW. July 20 (Interfax) - The Russian Prosecutor General's Office has designated the Open Estonia Foundation as undesirable in Russia.

"After studying the materials that were received, the Russian Prosecutor General's Office adopted a decision to designate the activities of the foreign non-governmental organization [NGO] Open Estonia Foundation [Avatud Eesti Fond SA, Estonia] as undesirable in the territory of the Russian Federation," the Prosecutor General's Office said on Wednesday.

The Prosecutor General's Office believes that the activities of this NGO "pose a threat to the foundations of the constitutional system and the security of the Russian Federation."

"The information about this decision has been forwarded to the Russian Justice Ministry, which will add it to the list of foreign and international non-governmental organizations the activities of which have been declared undesirable in the territory of the Russian Federation," it said.