Russia designates US NGO as an “undesirable organisation”

The Russian Prosecutor General’s office has announced the listing of US NGO Project Media, Inc. as an “undesirable organisation” pursuant to Federal Law of 23.05.2015 N 129-FZ. Project Media may be fined if it continues to operate in Russia and its employees face 2 to 6 years’ potential imprisonment.

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About 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,...

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