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Passed House amended (12/15/2005)

Urges: (1) the government of the Russian Federation to withdraw the first draft of the proposed legislation that would restrict the establishment and activities of domestic, international, and foreign nongovernmental organizations in the Russian Federation, or to modify the proposed legislation to remove such restrictions; and (2) in the event that the first draft of such proposed legislation is not withdrawn, the State Duma and the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly to amend the legislation to ensure the establishment and autonomous operations of such nongovernmental organizations in accordance with the practices universally adopted by democracies, including the provisions regarding foreign assistance.