By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

Russia lists Czech NGO as an “undesirable organisation”

Spolecnost Svobody Informace, or Freedom of Information Society, has been designated as an “undesirable organisation” by the Russian Prosecutor General pursuant to Federal Law of 23.05.2015 N 129-FZ. The Prague-based NGO may be fined if it continues to operate in Russia, and its employees face potential imprisonment of 2 to 6 years. Press Release.


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Michael is Senior Partner at Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP. He has acted in many of the most high profile and sensitive business crime cases of the last 25 years, at Peters &...

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