2019-02-21 19:24:00

Karakol Initiative Group in Altay added to list of prohibited organizations

Moscow, February 21, Interfax - The Justice Ministry has added to the register of prohibited organizations the Altay religious movement Karakol Initiative Group, which has been recognized as extremist by court.

The decision to close and ban the group was made by the Ongudaisky District Court of the Altay Republic in December 2018, according to a report posted on the ministry website.

The religious association Karakol Initiative Group became the 72th organization on the list of commercial organizations whose activities are banned on the territory of Russia on the grounds envisaged by the law On the Prevention of Extremist Activities.