Date of incident: May 26, 2023
Type of violation: declared as a foreign agent
Institution: independent researcher
Summary: The message from the Ministry of Justice says: “A.S. Arkhipova in cooperation with foreign agents took part in the production of some certain materials and participated in the distribution of these materials to an unlimited number of people. She disseminated false information about the activities of government bodies of the Russian Federation and the actions of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation. She opposed the special military operation in Ukraine”.
Details: Alexandra Arkhipova commented on her “foreign agent” status on FB: “For the last year I was afraid that I would become a foreign agent. I was afraid, but I did what, as I thought, was necessary, because it was was more difficult to remain silent. But on Friday I became a foreign agent, and the fear finally went away”.
Currently, Alexandra Arkhipova is outside the Russian Federation.
Sources: Interfax, List of foreign agents of the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation (site may not be available outside the Russian Federation), FB Ivan Kurilla dated May 26, 2023, E1.