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on April 14, 2015 in World News

Russia to tighten rules for foreign-funded religious groups

Russia to tighten rules for foreign-funded religious groups A Russian government commission has recommended to pass the bill that would oblige all religious groups that receive sponsorship from abroad to provide the authorities with detailed information about their work and their leaders. The Justice Ministry that has drafted the bill, noted in an explanations that its main objective was to timely uncover the religious groups’ involvement in terrorist and extremist activities as well as other facts of violation of the Russian law. The draft orders that religious organizations that get money or other property from foreign and international groups, foreign… View Article

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