ISIS receives arms, funding ‘under patronage’ of foreign special services & NGOs – Russia’s UN envoy

The remnants of ISIS continue to receive foreign funding and arms supplies, Russian ambassador Vassily Nebenzia told the UN Security Council, adding that the terrorists are seeking to diversify their crippled sources of income. “Evidence continues to amass that weapons are being smuggled [to Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) terrorist group in Syria] from outside, […]

Funding NGOs & stirring dissent: Russian special commission exposes election meddling by US

A special commission report on foreign meddling in the 2018 presidential election has been unveiled in Russia’s Upper House. The document highlighted the main methods of the elaborate campaign, spearheaded by the US. The report, presented on Wednesday in Russia’s Upper House (the Senate), was prepared by the Commission for State Sovereignty Protection in cooperation […]

3 NGOs suspend migrant rescues over ‘threats’ from Libya

Three NGOs have suspended migrant search and rescue operations in the Mediterranean citing threats from the Libyan Coast Guard, leaving what they describe as a “deadly gap” in the area. Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said it would suspend search and rescue activity of its ship, ‘Prudence,’ saying on Saturday that the vessel would cease operations […]

EU’s €1.2bn funds to NGOs lack transparency, support questionable groups – MEP warns

Published time: 2 Apr, 2017 13:16Edited time: 2 Apr, 2017 13:52 The European Parliament lacks transparency in the funding of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that received hundreds of millions in donations from Brussels in 2015, the author of a report focusing on the issue warns, according to Spiegel. An estimated €1.2 billion ($ 1.28 billion) was […]

Domestic violence bill: Senator says NGOs distort statistics in bid for grants (RT EXCLUSIVE)

A Russian senator sponsoring the bill to decriminalize first-time domestic violence has told RT that the public and media resistance to the draft began because of a campaign launched by NGOs competing for Russian and foreign funds. In a major interview with RT, Senator Yelena Mizulina stated that even though family violence was a terrible […]