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 […]

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 […]

Strengthening the axis of evil: Dictatorships against Ukraine

Strengthening the axis of evil: Dictatorships against Ukraine

12.03.2024

Executive summary This report is the eighth in a series of reports on how third-party countries, especially Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, are assisting Russia in its war against Ukraine. This report focuses on:  the interim results of Western and Ukrainian policies towards Russia and recommendations for strengthening the effectiveness of sanctions mechanisms; analysing the consequences of […]

The Globe & Mail: “Russia circumventing Canadian sanctions to buy mine detonators: report”

The Globe & Mail: “Russia circumventing Canadian sanctions to buy mine detonators: report”

12.01.2024

In an article entitled “Russia circumventing Canadian sanctions to buy mine detonators: report” for The Globe & Mail, Steven Chase wrote about Russia evading sanctions imposed by Canada for its invasion of Ukraine through Central Asia. According to the World Liberty Congress, an alliance of pro-democracy activists from authoritarian countries co-founded in 2022 by the […]

MEPs and human rights defenders: “Don’t hand Khassenov to Kazakhstan”

MEPs and human rights defenders: “Don’t hand Khassenov to Kazakhstan”

28.12.2023

MEPs and prominent human rights defenders are calling on Lithuania not to make the mistake of handing Daniyar Khassenov over to Kazakhstan. Khassenov lives in Lithuania and is facing forced expulsion by a court decision. The deportation of Daniyar Khassenov from Lithuania was initiated by the Lithuanian Migration Department. Khassenov is known as a human […]

Russia circumventing Canadian sanctions to buy mine detonators: report

Russia circumventing Canadian sanctions to buy mine detonators: report

14.11.2023

Read the full article on: theglobeandmail.com See our report: Russia’s Accomplices in the War Against Ukraine: Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, the Russian Army’s Reliable Rear (May 9, 2023) and also: Jan Rymszewicz: The Globe & Mail: “Russia circumventing Canadian sanctions to buy mine detonators: report” (January 12, 2024)

Summary of humanitarian aid to Ukraine for the period 24.02.2022 – 30.09.2023

Summary of humanitarian aid to Ukraine for the period 24.02.2022 – 30.09.2023

18.10.2023

Since 24 February 2022, when Russia invaded Ukraine, we have been doing everything to support our friends and neighbours. Thanks to your support our aid has included, among others, 107 transports with which we have delivered 77,839 pieces of protective and life-saving equipment! Here is what we have taken to Ukraine so far: See also: […]

”Bitcoin is borderless” Conference — how to combat financial exclusion worldwide?

”Bitcoin is borderless” Conference — how to combat financial exclusion worldwide?

15.10.2023

Lyudmyla Kozlovska, President of the Open Dialogue Foundation (ODF), participated in the Bitcoin Amsterdam Conference, which took place from 12 to 14 October 2023. During the panel discussion at the conference Bitcoin is borderless, she shared her story of how Bitcoin allowed her to fight for human rights, help Ukraine during the war, and deal […]

How Bitcoin became a tool for NGOs — an interview with Lyudmyla Kozlovska

How Bitcoin became a tool for NGOs — an interview with Lyudmyla Kozlovska

06.10.2023

On 5 October 2023, webeconomy.info published an interview with Lyudmyla Kozlovska, President of the Open Dialogue Foundation, on solving the problem of people and NGOs excluded from the financial system. She talked about how Bitcoin has become a tool for defending human rights, delivering humanitarian aid and surviving in the face of political persecution. It […]

Next humanitarian transport to set off from Starachowice

Next humanitarian transport to set off from Starachowice

25.09.2023

Max Ciszek is again sending humanitarian aid to war-stricken Ukraine. This time, through the cooperation with the Open Dialogue Foundation, they have acquired a mobile operating table. Max needs no introduction. Anyone who knows him will recognise that the local activist’s vocabulary does not contain the word “impossible”. Since the beginning of the Russian invasion […]

Support Ukraine – current needs

Support Ukraine – current needs

06.09.2023

ODF’s current activities, related to events beyond our eastern border, focus on three areas, i.e.: ◾️ Refugee Assistance Centre at the Eastern Railway Station in Warsaw ◾️ Homes for Independent Mums from Ukraine in the Mazowieckie Voivodeship ◾️ Equipment for soldiers and humanitarian aid to the civilian population in Ukraine. We have managed to list […]

School’s back for residents of Homes for Independent Mums

School’s back for residents of Homes for Independent Mums

06.09.2023

September marks the end of summer holidays and the start of the school year. This is a big event for our youngest resident at the Home for Independent Mums from Ukraine. Schools and kindergartens always pose new challenges for kids. However, we believe that Anastasiia, Oleksandr, Mila, Ivan and Oleg will meet them without much […]

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