Contents tagged with Ministry of Justice

  • Ukraine to file new lawsuit against Russia over political prisoners

    The Ministry of Justice will file a new lawsuit against Russia over Ukrainian political prisoners, stated Ukrainian Deputy Minister of Justice for European Integration Sergiy Petukhov during a broadcast of Channel 5.

    "Next week we will file an interstate lawsuit against the Russian Federation over all of our political prisoners. Russia specifically targets people for their support for the territorial integrity of Ukraine, for their pro-Ukrainian views, by abducting them in Crimea or in the …

  • Russian Justice Ministry defines ‘political activity’ to amend ‘Foreign Agent Law’

    In 2012, the Russian State Duma adopted a law requiring all nongovernmental organizations engaged in political activity that receive funding from abroad to register as “foreign agents” with the Ministry of Justice, a designation that severely hinders an NGO's ability to operate in the Russian Federation. While the law initially provided a vague definition of "political activity", the Ministry of Justice adopted a new amendment on Friday defining it as any work in the sphere of federal or …

  • Kiev District Administrative Court bans Communist Party

    In a controversial decision, the District Administrative Court of Kiev ruled to sustain the order of the Ukrainian Justice Ministry in full, banning the activities of the Communist Party of Ukraine.

    The relevant information is available on the court’s website.

    The Justice Ministry had brought a lawsuit against the Communist Party, requesting a ban on all activities of the political party. On Wednesday, Kiev’s Administrative Court ruled in favor of the plaintiff after deliberations with the …