We are very pleased to announce that Halya Coynash has become a member of Rights in Russia's international advisory council. Halya Coynash is a member of member of the Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group and a journalist whose writing is published regularly on the news website Human Rights in Ukraine. She has written extensively on human rights developments in Ukraine and Russia. She is also a translator and educationalist. For more information about Halya Coynash, please see here.