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    May 18 2022

    The Free Russia Foundation team condemns the crimes of Putin’s regime against Ukraine

    We respect the territorial integrity and sovereignty of all states. We consider the annexation of Crimea, the war in Donbass, and the occupation of Georgia—crimes

    May 06 2022

    Another Round of Repression in Russia. Politician Vladimir Kara-Murza Arrested; Alexander Nevzorov, Alexei Venediktov, and Other Independent  Media Figures Recognized as “Foreign Agents”

    Rarely does a Friday in Russia these days go by without another round of Kremlin repression of
    prominent members of civil society. It seems, however, that last Friday was a record-breaking week for the number of big names sanctioned by the Russian authorities

    Apr 29 2022

    Transatlantic Interparliamentary Statement: On arbitrary arrest of Russia’s leading dissident Vladimir Kara-Murza

    “We, the undersigned leaders in legislatures around the world – the duly elected democratic voices of our constituents and countries – unreservedly condemn the arbitrary arrest of Vladimir Kara-Murza and call for his immediate release

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    Foreign Office with Michael Weiss

    Foreign Office is a weekly interview podcast hosted by Michael Weiss and dedicated to those ever-relevant subjects of Russian intelligence operations and active measures. Featured guests include prominent historians and scholars, journalists, diplomats, and ex-spies.

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    Civil Society Program

    The Civil Society in Russia continually struggles to find the space to truly focus on mission-driven activities. 

    Advocacy for Rights and Dignity Program

    Russia is quickly becoming a closed society, with virtually no independent media, rule of law. In addition there are many restrictions on free speech, assembly, attacks on political opposition and minorities.

    Global Dialogue Program

    The dialogue between civil societies, intercultural communication and business contacts forms an essential bridge between Russia and Western countries. 

    The Vision of Russia Program

    The Vision of Russia is the flagship program of The Free Russia Foundation.

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