Russia's Medical Workers' Union 'Doctors' Alliance' Labeled As Foreign Agent NGO- Ministry

Russia's Medical Workers' Union 'Doctors' Alliance' Labeled as Foreign Agent NGO- Ministry

The Russian Ministry of Justice told Sputnik on Wednesday that it had labeled the Doctors' Alliance medical workers' union as an NGO performing functions of a foreign agent

MOSCOW (Pakistan Point News / Sputnik - 03rd March, 2021) The Russian Ministry of Justice told Sputnik on Wednesday that it had labeled the Doctors' Alliance medical workers' union as an NGO performing functions of a foreign agent.

"On March 3, the cross-regional union of healthcare workers, Doctors' Alliance, which is headed by A. E. Vasilieva, was added to the register of NGOs performing functions of a foreign agent," the ministry said.

The ministry explained it had registered multiple facts confirming foreign sponsorship of the union. It was also established that Doctors' Alliance engaged in political activities.