Russian CSOs had increased workloads and less mental energy in 2022

CSO employees have had increased workloads and less mental energy in 2022   28.12.2022   This was revealed in the results of a CSO Pulse survey carried out in December involving 227 CSOs from 54 Russian regions.   Some CSO funding has fallen while for others it has increased   38% of CSOs received less …

Platform for free online competitions launched in Russia  

A platform for free online competitions launched in Russia   27.12.2022   This is where CSOs can create their own competition or participate in others.   An IT platform, Konkursi.rf, supported by SuperJob.ru, has been launched by a team of developers working on the digitisation of competitions run by the Presidential Grants Foundation, the Ministry …

Life in the de-occupied territories of Ukraine

What life is like in the de-occupied territories of Ukraine Published by Ukraineworld.org December 26, 2022 In September and early October, as a result of a large-scale and unexpectedly rapid offensive by Ukrainian troops, the Russian-occupied territory of the Kharkiv region was liberated. Photo credit: Volodymyr Yermolenko The first of the largest liberated settlements was …

Website with information for Russian CSOs

Philin Philgood has created a website for CSOs that includes the main changes made to legislation and reporting requirements in 2022   26.12.2022   The website lists major legislative changes, answers audit and legal queries and has a checklist that reminds CSOs how to monitor their organisational processes.   The website (https://law2022.philin.org) includes a section …

Russian PM announces grant of 70 bn roubles to charity to assist children

The Circle of Kindness Foundation to receive nearly 70 billion roubles for the treatment of children in 2023   26.12.2022   This has been announced by Russia’s Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin.   According to Mishustin, this money will be used by the charity to continue to purchase medicines, as well as medical and technical rehab …

Draft legislation to aid release from pre-trial detention in Russia

Draft legislation to aid release from pre-trial detention in Russia   26.12.2022   The Human Rights Council has summarised the results of its work during the year and outlined the main priorities for 2023.   On 26 December, the news agency TASS held a press conference on the results of the work of the Presidential …

Russia’s Child Welfare Index based on UNESCO methodology

53% of children are sure that adults listen to them – a study measuring the index of child well-being Almost 132,000 children and 115,000 parents from eight pilot regions participated in the study. 21.12.2022 The Child Welfare Index is based on UNICEF methodology. The answers of children and parents, as well as statistics are taken …

In 2022, Russians did more charitable work

In 2022, Russians did more charitable work The number of donations to foundations increased by 68% compared to 2021. 20.12.2022 The study was conducted by MTS based on anonymised Big Data and ecosystem services. According to its results, it also turned out that one of the main trends of 2022 is self-care. The number of …

Lawsuit filed for liquidation of Moscow Helsinki Group

The Ministry of Justice filed a lawsuit on the liquidation of the Moscow Helsinki Group The liquidation is going to be carried out on the basis of an unscheduled inspection carried out at the request of the prosecutor’s office. 20.12.2022 The case appeared on the website of the Moscow City Court. When the hearing will …

How to cooperate with socially oriented CSOs in Russia and CIS countries

How to cooperate with socially oriented CSOs in Russia and CIS countries A seminar in the Public Chamber of the Russian Federation discussed what kind of knowledge non-profit organisations can exchange and what hinders international cooperation in the CIS region. 16.12.2022 On 14 December 2022, the Commission of the Public Chamber of the Russian Federation …