Quote for the Week. Anna Dvornichenko: ‘I feel more in peace in a foreign country whose language I don’t know and where I have no relatives or friends than in the past six months.’

Week-ending 31 January 2020 Photo: donnews.ru Anna Dvornichenko: 'Obtaining refugee status is simpler here. As proof, I submitted documents about the attacks and the decision to refuse to open a…

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Quote for the Week. Dzambulat Umarov: ‘You can express yourself as you like, but reading the Koran really is therapeutic in traditional Islamic medicine.’

Week-ending 24 January 2020 Dzambulat Umarov, Chechen minister of national policy, foreign relations, press, and information: 'You can express yourself as you like, but reading the Koran in a certain…

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Quote for the Week. Rachel Denber: ‘The Russian authorities should repeal the 2015 law and uphold international human rights standards.’

Week-ending 17 January 2020 Rachel Denber, Deputy Director, Europe and Central Asia Division: 'The only “innovation” regarding their international human rights obligations that Russian authorities should pursue is to repeal…

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Quote for the Week. Rachel Denber: ‘For Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia, practicing their faith means risking their freedom’

Week-ending 10 January 2020 Rachel Denber, deputy Europe and Central Asia director at Human Rights Watch: “For Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia, practicing their faith means risking their freedom. There is…

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