Decision-making on Dynasty Foundation's future put off - Yasin

The Council of the Dynasty charitable foundation, an organization added to the foreign agents list in Russia, has put off decision-making on its future by several weeks, economist Yevgeny Yasin told Interfax on June 8.

The Council of the Dynasty charitable foundation, an organization added to the foreign agents list in Russia, has put off decision-making on its future by several weeks, economist Yevgeny Yasin told Interfax on June 8.

"A decision has been made to put off the issue by two to four weeks to prepare the legal aspect," Yasin told.

A conference call has been held with Dynasty's founder Dmitry Zimin, who currently resides abroad, he said.

The Russian Justice Ministry's press service announced on May 25 that, following inspections, Zimin's Dynasty foundation of nonprofit programs was added to the foreign agents list.

Zimin told Interfax shortly thereafter that he would not finance Dynasty any longer.

Zimin, honorary president of the Vimpelcom company, the holder of the Beeline trademark, set up the Dynasty Foundation in 2002.

The foundation works to develop fundamental science and education in Russia, to create conditions for Russia scientists' work in their homeland and to popularize science and education.

Dynasty runs 20 programs and projects to support and popularize science and education. Among its main programs are those to support young physicists, mathematicians, teachers and gifted schoolchildren, to train future researchers, and organize festivals of popular science and public lectures by world-renowned scientists.

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