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Russia slashes state funding for 'foreign agent' NGOs

Russia's President Vladimir Putin addresses a joint session of parliament in the Kremlin in Moscow, on March 18, 2014Some of Russia’s leading NGOs said Thursday that their work would be hit after they were turned down for grants by a government that brands them “foreign agents” under a controversial law. Prominent human rights groups that received state monies in previous years will not get aid in 2016, officials announced Wednesday, with more funds apparently going towards patriotic organisations seen as bolstering the Kremlin.

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