The country's oldest rights organization, the Moscow Helsinki Group, has said it will close down its offices rather than comply, and most other prominent rights groups have said they would not register under the new legislation.
What does MHG stand for?
MHG stands for Moscow Helsinki Group (Russia)
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Samples in periodicals archive:
The head of the Moscow Helsinki Group, Lyudmila Alekseyeva, said: "They must be released, they must be apologised to, they must receive compensation for the time they've spent in custody.
It's a very cruel and absurd sentence that proves the well-known fact that Russia has no independent courts," said Lyudmila Alexeyeva, a veteran rights activist and chairwoman of the Moscow Helsinki Group.
And it produced a document authorising a transfer of pounds 23,000 to the Moscow Helsinki Group, a leading Russian human rights group who have been a persistent critic of President Vladimir Putin.
Some of the groups that the Russians have linked to the affair - though without specifying any violations of law - include the Moscow Helsinki Group, the Center for Democracy and Human Rights, the Eurasian Foundation and the Committee Against Torture.