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Russia: Activities of more then 90 NGOs suspended

Yesterday Russia has suspended the activities of more the 90 foreign non government organizations (NGOs) including Amnesty International, Doctors Without Borders and Human Rights Watch, saying they failed new registration requirements recently introduced with a controversial law. The law that was signed by President Putin earlier this year allows authorities to ban financing of specific [...]

Yes Minister: EC Vice-President speaks up against administration

Many of us do know it and all of the EC commissioners know it. But until yesterday no high ranking official has ever publicly admitted it. In an interview (in German) with German newspaper Sueddeutsche Zeitung, Guenter Verheugen, Vice-President of the European Commission said that, over the years, the power of high ranking civil servants [...]