Republicans Tossed Out of Russia

Tough Year for Republicans

Tough Year for Republicans

U.S. NGO Ordered Out Over USAID Funding

17 December 2012 | Issue 5036
The Moscow Times

Russian authorities have ordered a U.S. political advocacy group  to cease its work in the country on the grounds that it is funded  by a U.S. government agency.

Officials told the International Republican Institute to halt its  activities in Russia on Thursday for receiving financing  from the U.S. Agency for International Development, Lisa Gates,  a spokeswoman for the institute, told RIA-Novosti.

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