In particular, the report says that, based on the results of the study of the materials received, on January 23, 2023, the Office of the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation decided to recognize the activities of the foreign non-governmental organization “The Andrei Foundation Sakharov”. ” (“Andrei Sakharov Foundation”), USA as undesirable on the territory of the Russian Federation.
It has been established that their activities pose a threat to the foundations of the constitutional order and security of the Russian Federation. Information about the decision made was sent to the Russian Ministry of Justice for inclusion in the list of foreign and international non-governmental organizations whose activities are recognized as undesirable on the territory of the Russian Federation and for publication.
The charitable foundation was established in 2021 to preserve the legacy of physicist, Nobel Peace Prize winner, and human rights activist Andrei Sakharov. As stated on the organization’s website, the foundation awards annual scholarships on a competitive basis to students and graduate students of the Faculty of Physics of Moscow State University and the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology to promote the development of science and education in Russia. TASS reports.