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    Nov 20 2021

    Congressional Resolution on the non-Recognition of Putin as President after 2024

    On November 18, 2021, US Congressmen Steve Cohen (D-TN), Co-Chairman of the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe, known as the Helsinki Commission, along with the Helsinki Ranking Member Joe Wilson (R-SC), introduced a Congressional Resolution to end recognition of Vladimir Putin as president of Russia

    Nov 19 2021

    U.S. Adds Russia to the Lists of Countries Suppressing Religious Freedom —along With Eritrea, Iran, and North Korea

    The United States has added Russia to the list of countries implicated in “egregious violations of religious freedom,” a move that comes as ties dip to their lowest since the Cold War

    Nov 16 2021

    Free Russia Foundation submits evidence to OSCE of gross human rights violations in Belarus

    On November 4, 2021, 35 OSCE Participating States invoked the Vienna Mechanism and addressed human rights concerns regarding actions by the Government of Belarus


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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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