Stefanie Schiffer,  the Director of “European Exchange”, member organisation of EU-Russia Civil Society Forum, the chair of EPDE (European Platform for Democratic Elections) and since 2015 the member of the board of the German-Russian high-level conference “Petersburger Dialog” was denied a Russian visa to attend the 17. annual conference of the Dialogue in Moscow on 7th and 8th October 2018. German mass media report critically on this decision. Schiffer claims that EPDE should be removed from the list of undesirable organisations at the earliest convenience.
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