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    Aug 04 2022

    Kara-Murza faces a new charge as the Kremlin cracks down on its opponents

    Vladimir Kara-Murza, who’s been in jail since April for allegedly spreading “disinformation” about the Russian military, now also stands accused of “carrying out the activities of an undesirable organization,” which names Free Russia Foundation in the newly filed charge

    Jul 25 2022

    Free Russian Foundation and Boris Nemtsov Foundation launch “Russians for Change” fundraising campaign

    Russia is not Putin. We are Russia. We aim at sharing this message with our friends around the world.

    Jul 13 2022

    Free Russia Foundation is starting to document cases of abduction by the Russian army of Ukrainians for the International Criminal Court

    Prior to being interned, Ukrainians are placed in so-called “filtration camps” where they are subjected to inhuman and degrading treatment

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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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