According to a report by the Center for economic and political reforms (CEPR), published on Monday, 21 December, the main recipient of the presidential grant, meant for the development of domestic NGOs, became the Russian Orthodox Church and other Orthodox organizations.
From 2013 to 2015, the state gave the Orthodox the organizations, located in the Department of the Moscow Patriarchate or just close to the ROC, not less than 63 grants for a total amount of 256 mln rubles. Among these organizations, «Center for religious studies», «the Orthodox youth», «Union of Orthodox citizens» and others.
Favor and means of authorities, according to the report, also use, advocates of the so-called «Eurasian» values. Grants for «Eurasian» theme amounted, according to the report, more than 90 million rubles.
State support of the biker club «Night wolves» is, according to the report, 72 million 800 thousand rubles.
«Young guard of United Russia» in the last two years has received, more than 31 million rubles.