Russia lists European Endowment for Democracy as an “undesirable organisation”

The Russian government have designated the European Endowment for Democracy (EED) as an “undesirable organisation” pursuant to Federal Law of 23.05.2015 N 129-FZ. The EED is a Brussels-based organisation which supports democracy and independent media in Eastern Europe, North Africa and Turkey. The Russian Prosecutor General said that the activities of EED “constituted a threat to the foundations of the …

European UnionEuropean Union RussiaRussia

About Michael O'Kane

Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

See profile for Michael O'Kane >