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Russia declares Radio Free Europe "undesirable organization"

Russia declares Radio Free Europe "undesirable organization"

Russia on Tuesday declared Radio Free Europe (REL) an "undesirable organization", according to a Ministry of Justice register.

In the last update, it was announced that Radio Free Europe has been declared undesirable since February 20.

According to the register, REL is the 142nd entity to be included in the list.

The law on "undesirable organizations" was passed in 2015, and is supported by the Kremlin, to regulate non-governmental organizations that accept funds from abroad.

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