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  • Prosecutors ban Soros Foundation as ‘threat to Russian national security’

    11/30/2015 12:52:49 PM PST · by yoe · 51 replies
    RT ^ | November 30, 2015
    The Russian Prosecutor General’s Office has recognized George Soros’s Open Society Institute and another affiliated organization as undesirable groups, banning Russian citizens and organizations from participation in any of their projects. In a statement released on Monday, prosecutors said the activities of the Open Society Institute and the Open Society Institute Assistance Foundation were a threat to the foundations of Russia’s Constitutional order and national security. They added that the Justice Ministry would be duly informed about these conclusions and would add the two groups to Russia’s list of undesirable foreign organizations.[snip] "...In late July, the Russian Justice Ministry recognized...
  • Russia bans George Soros charity as ‘security threat’

    11/30/2015 9:04:56 AM PST · by PROCON · 23 replies
    CNBC ^ | Nov. 30, 2015 | Kalyeena Makortoff
    Russia has banned a pro-democracy charity founded by hedge fund billionaire George Soros, saying the organization posed a threat to both state security and the Russian constitution. In a statement released Monday morning, Russia's General Prosecutor's Office said two branches of Soros' charity network — the Open Society Foundations (OSF) and the Open Society Institute (OSI) — would be placed on a "stop list" of foreign non-governmental organizations whose activities have been deemed "undesirable" by the Russian state. "It was found that the activity of the Open Society Foundations and the Open Society Institute Assistance Foundation represents a threat to...
  • GEORGE SOROS ADMITS HE IS BEHIND MUSLIM INVASION OF EUROPE

    11/09/2015 7:30:25 PM PST · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 129 replies
    Billionaire investor George Soros has confirmed he wants to bring down Europe's borders, following the accusation made last week by Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban. Last week, Mr Orban accused Mr Soros – who was born in Hungary – of deliberately encouraging the migrant crisis. "This invasion is driven, on the one hand, by people smugglers, and on the other by those (human rights) activists who support everything that weakens the nation-state," Mr Orban said. "This Western mindset and this activist network is perhaps best represented by George Soros." Mr Soros has now issued an email statement to Bloomberg Business,...
  • Watchdog Group: Soros Funding Conflict in Israel

    08/06/2013 5:43:22 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 3 replies
    INN ^ | 8/7/2013, 1:46 AM | Maayana Miskin
    Billionaire George Soros philanthropy is bad news for Israel, according to an in-depth report from the NGO-Monitor watchdog group. The report listed the many causes in Israel, or pertaining to Israel, that are funded by Soros Open Society Foundations. Among the top beneficiaries of OSF funding is Human Rights Watch, which has been criticized for targeting for criticism, and falsely libeling, the state of Israel. Another is J Street, which describes itself as pro-Israel but has been termed anti-Israel by others for, among other things, welcoming proponents of a boycott on Israel at its national conference and honoring IDF soldiers...
  • George Soros: Media Mogul (Lefty Businessman Spends Millions Funding Journalism)

    08/19/2011 8:23:22 AM PDT · by markomalley · 19 replies
    Media Research Center ^ | August 15, 2011 | Dan Gainor and Iris Somberg
    On April 8, House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi headlined a Boston conference on ''media reform.'' She was joined by four other congressmen, a senator, two FCC commissioners, a Nobel laureate and numerous liberal journalists. The 2,500-person event was sponsored by a group called Free Press, one of more than 180 different media-related organizations that receives money from liberal billionaire George Soros. Soros, who first made a name for himself in investing and currency trading, now makes his name in politics and policy. Since the 2004 election, the controversial financier has used his influence and billions to push a laundry list...
  • NPR Newsroom 'Deeply Concerned' About Taking Money From George Soros

    05/25/2011 4:12:38 PM PDT · by Nachum · 26 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 5/25/11 | Glynnis MacNicol
    Someone alert Glenn Beck. Last year NPR announced that it was accepting $1.8 million from the Open Society Foundations, which you likely know is funded by George Soros. The money is being used to fund a local-national initiative, known as the Impact on Government project. According to NPR the plan is to have two public radio reporters in every state keeping tabs on state government issues. So far, so good? Not really. The NPR newsroom was apparently less than thrilled that NPR had accepted Soros money.