Post-Soviet civil society development in the Russian federation: The impact of the NGO law
Crotty, J, Hall, SM and Ljubownikow, S 2014, 'Post-Soviet civil society development in the Russian federation: The impact of the NGO law' , Europe-Asia Studies, 66 (8) , pp. 1253-1269.
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The passing of the Russian NGO Law in mid-2006 set clear parameters for Russian NGO activity and civil society development. In this paper we assess the impact of the NGO Law on both NGOs and Russian civil society. Our findings illustrate that the NGO Law has led to a reduction in NGO activity and curtailment of civil society development. We conclude that Russian civil society appears to be dominated by groups funded and thus controlled by the state. This has implications for Russia's on-going democratic development.
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|Schools:||Schools > Salford Business School|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Europe-Asia Studies|
|Publisher:||Taylor & Francis|
|Funders:||Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)|
|Depositing User:||J Crotty|
|Date Deposited:||02 Feb 2015 12:54|
|Last Modified:||05 Apr 2016 18:20|
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