Interview: Lyudmyla Kozlovska – Human Rights, Crypto, & Policy

Interview: Lyudmyla Kozlovska – Human Rights, Crypto, & Policy

31.05.2024

As a high-level introduction, Lyudmyla Kozlovska founded the Open Dialogue Foundation (“ODF”) in 2009 with the goal of protecting human rights, supporting democracy, and assisting those who are subject to political persecution in Eastern Europe. She also founded the Building True Change Coalition (“BTC Coalition”) to address financial exclusion, political oppression and deliver humanitarian aid, while promoting the role […]

Russia lists Polish foundation as undesirable organisation

Russia lists Polish foundation as undesirable organisation

26.03.2024

The Russian prosecutor’s office has declared the Open Dialogue Foundation, which operates in Poland, undesirable. The independent Mediazona portal wrote that the decision was made on 14 February, but it is only now that the Russian Justice Ministry has included the organisation on a special register. The portal’s journalists said it was unclear what specifically […]

Open Dialogue Foundation “undesirable” in Russia

Open Dialogue Foundation “undesirable” in Russia

26.03.2024

Russia’s Prosecutor General’s Office has included the Open Dialogue Foundation (ODF) on its list of “undesirable organisations” in the country. The Russian Prosecutor’s Office found that the Polish foundation poses “a threat to the foundations of the constitutional order of the Russian Federation.” “I am only surprised that it has occurred only now,” commented Chair […]

Moscow blacklists a Polish non-profit

Moscow blacklists a Polish non-profit

26.03.2024

Read the full article: polskieradio.pl In other media: PolskieRadio24: Russia put a Polish foundation as undesirable. Decision by Ministry of Justice (March 26, 2024) Dziennik: Open Dialogue Foundation on Russian list of undesirable organisations (March 26, 2024) WNP: Russia: Poland-based Open Dialogue Foundation listed as undesirable (March 26, 2024) i.pl: Open Dialogue Foundation an enemy in Russia. Management under […]

Open Dialogue Foundation on Russian list of undesirable organisations

Open Dialogue Foundation on Russian list of undesirable organisations

26.03.2024

The Open Dialogue Foundation, founded in Poland, has been placed on the list of undesirable organisations in Russia, it was announced on Monday by the Russian Ministry of Justice. “This is an unusual form of recognition of our activities,” commented the organisation, which advocates for human rights and democracy. “Our management, Lyudmyla Kozlovska, Bartosz Kramek […]

Russia: Poland-based Open Dialogue Foundation listed as undesirable

Russia: Poland-based Open Dialogue Foundation listed as undesirable

26.03.2024

The Open Dialogue Foundation, founded in Poland, has been placed on the list of undesirable organisations in Russia, announced the Russian Ministry of Justice on Monday. ‘This is an unusual form of recognition for our activities,’ commented the organisation, which advocates for human rights and democracy. “Our management, Lyudmyla Kozlovska, Bartosz Kramek and Marcin Mycielski, […]

Russia put a Polish foundation as undesirable. Decision by Ministry of Justice

Russia put a Polish foundation as undesirable. Decision by Ministry of Justice

26.03.2024

The Russian Prosecutor General’s Office has declared the Open Dialogue Foundation, which operates in Poland, undesirable. The independent Mediazona portal wrote that the decision was made on 14 February, but it is only now that the Russian Ministry of Justice has entered the organisation in a special register. The portal’s journalists did not state what […]

Open Dialogue Foundation an enemy in Russia. Management under threat of long-term imprisonment

Open Dialogue Foundation an enemy in Russia. Management under threat of long-term imprisonment

26.03.2024

The Open Dialogue Foundation (ODF), founded in Poland, was on Monday added to the list of organisations that are undesirable in Russia. The information was provided by the Russian Ministry of Justice. The Foundation, which has been promoting human rights and democracy in the post-Soviet territories for 15 years, commented on the situation: the Russians […]

Polish Open Dialogue Foundation deemed an “undesirable organisation”

Polish Open Dialogue Foundation deemed an “undesirable organisation”

25.03.2024

The Russian Justice Ministry has recognised the Polish Open Dialogue Foundation (Fundacja Otwarty Dialog) as an “undesirable organisation”. The Open Dialogue Foundation was founded in Poland in 2009 by Ukrainian student and civic activist Lyudmyla Kozlovska. The organisation is engaged in the protection of human rights in post-Soviet regions and is guided by the values […]

Polish Open Dialogue Foundation recognized in Russia as “undesirable organisation”

Polish Open Dialogue Foundation recognized in Russia as “undesirable organisation”

25.03.2024

Information about the inclusion of the Open Dialogue Foundation on the list of “undesirable organisations” has been posted on the website of the Russian Ministry of Justice. Since 2015 in Russia, the authorities have had the ability to declare foreign organisations “undesirable”. Such status means that, according to the Kremlin, they pose “a threat to […]

In Russia, the Polish foundation Open Dialogue has been declared “undesirable.” It was involved in providing humanitarian aid to Ukrainian refugees

In Russia, the Polish foundation Open Dialogue has been declared “undesirable.” It was involved in providing humanitarian aid to Ukrainian refugees

25.03.2024

Read the full article: odessa-journal.com In other media: PolskieRadio24: Russia put a Polish foundation as undesirable. Decision by Ministry of Justice (March 26, 2024) Dziennik: Open Dialogue Foundation on Russian list of undesirable organisations (March 26, 2024) WNP: Russia: Poland-based Open Dialogue Foundation listed as undesirable (March 26, 2024) Onet: Open Dialogue Foundation “undesirable” in Russia (March 26, 2024) […]

Interview with Lyudmyla Kozlovska: her story, her struggles, and her achievements

Interview with Lyudmyla Kozlovska: her story, her struggles, and her achievements

23.02.2024

Read more: planb.lugano.ch See other interviews with Lyudmyla Kozlovska: Lugano’s Plan ₿. Defending Human Rights with Bitcoin: Interview with Lyudmyla Kozlovska (Decemner 28, 2023) What is wrong with the current AML/CFT law and how is it being used against NGOs? (December 12, 2023) How Bitcoin became a tool for NGOs — an interview with Lyudmyla […]

Lugano’s Plan ₿. Defending Human Rights with Bitcoin: Interview with Lyudmyla Kozlovska

Lugano’s Plan ₿. Defending Human Rights with Bitcoin: Interview with Lyudmyla Kozlovska

28.12.2023

Interview with the activist who enchanted the Plan ₿ Forum 2023 with her story, her struggles and her achievements. An icon and prominent figure in the field of civil defence, Lyudmyla Kozlovska is not a woman who knows what it means to give up. From the very beginning, the career of the now Chairperson of […]

Defend PoW: Submission to ESMA

Defend PoW: Submission to ESMA

15.12.2023

The Open Dialogue Foundation (ODF) welcomes the opportunity to participate in this consultation of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) concerning “Technical Standards specifying certain requirements of Markets in Crypto Assets Regulation (MiCA)”. We believe our comments will help to shape the regulation of the use of crypto-assets in line with fundamental rights not only in the EU, as well as the new AML/CFT Regulation, and will be reflected in the relevant report and recommendations of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), Parliamentary Assembly of the Organization for Security and Co-operation Europe (OSCE PA), as well as the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) Recommendations regarding non-profit organisations.

BTC Coalition: summary of works 2022-2023

BTC Coalition: summary of works 2022-2023

28.11.2023

1. Building True Change Coalition and Its Mission The Building True Change Coalition (BTC Coalition) is a global network of freedom fighters united by the mission of harnessing the power of Bitcoin to protect fundamental rights and promote financial inclusion. Its members include human rights defenders, political activists, Bitcoin entreprenuers and industry experts. The coalition […]

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