The Ministry of Justice has included Greenpeace International (Netherlands) in the list of foreign non-governmental organizations whose activities are recognized as undesirable in Russia. This follows from the information published on the official website of the ministry.
It is noted that the organization is included in the list based on the decision of the First Deputy Prosecutor General.
The relevant decision of the Prosecutor General’s Office was issued on May 19. The department explained that, based on the results of the materials received, it was recognized that Greenpeace poses a threat to the foundations of the constitutional order and security of the Russian Federation. At the same time, the environmental activities of the organization in Russia are accompanied by the promotion of a political position and attempts to interfere in internal affairs, and are also aimed at undermining the economic foundations of the state.
As Parlamentskaya Gazeta wrote, earlier a group of deputies from the Baikal inter-factional working group made such a proposal. Legislators belonging to the group are working to improve the legal framework at the federal and regional levels in order to protect Lake Baikal.
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