Lev Ponomarev: Do not worry: they will both meet you and guide you. As for where to…

20 June 2020 Lev Ponomarev, chairof the national NGO For Human Rights, member of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Echo of Moscow] Quarantine restrictions in…

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Martin Dewhirst reviews Luke Harding’s new book, ‘Shadow State: Murder, Mayhem and Russia’s Remaking of the West’

30 June 2020 By Martin Dewhirst Martin Dewhirst reviews Luke Harding, Shadow State: Murder, Mayhem and Russia's Remaking of the West, London, Guardian Faber, 2020.  £14.99p.  ISBN 978-1-783-35205-0. In his…

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Weekly Update week-ending 3 July 2020

https://www.rightsinrussia.org/donate/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/week-ending-3-july-2020/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/shlosberg-2/ Translated by Elizabeth Teague https://www.rightsinrussia.org/kalyapin-4/ Translated by Verity Hemp, Graham Jones, Joanne Reynolds, Nicky Brown, John Tokolish, Matthew Quigley and Simon Cosgrove https://www.rightsinrussia.org/ponomarev-15/ Translated by Anna Bowles https://www.rightsinrussia.org/dewhirst-2/

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Lev Shlosberg: Testimony in the trial of Svetlana Prokopyeva

18 June 2020 Lev Shlosberg, human rights defender, public figure, member of the Pskov Regional Assembly, journalist, and laureate of a Moscow Helsinki Group award for human rights Source: Moscow…

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Podcast Simon & Sergei: with Olga Sadovskaya of the Committee Against Torture (Nizhny Novgorod)

This week our guest is Olga Sadovskaya of the Nizhny Novgorod human rights NGO, Committee against Torture, which is led by Igor Kalyapin. Olga Sadovskaya is the head of the…

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Quote for the Week. Petr Verzilov jailed for 15 days for allegedly swearing at a police officer: ‘We were in a situation of a classic police provocation.’

Week-ending 26 June 2020 Photo by Evgeniy Isaev (Moscow) via Wikipedia Petr Verzilov: 'The description of this situation leaves no doubt that we were in a situation of a classic…

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