OVD-Info Weekly Bulletin No. 168: Death in a police station, beatings in jail

29 August 2020 OVD-Info is a Moscow-based NGO that monitors politically-motivated arrests in Russia. Each week OVD-Info publishes a bulletin with the latest news, which is translated here. To receive the mailing…

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European Court of Human Rights Ruling of the Week: Razvozzhayev & Udaltsov v. Russia

Week-ending 28 August 2020 On Tuesday, 25 August 2020, RAPSI reported that the Supreme Court’s Presidium will consider the possibility of vacation of the sentence against opposition activists Sergey Udaltsov…

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Law of the Week: Article 280.1 of the Russian Criminal Code (Public calls for actions aimed at violating the territorial integrity of the Russian Federation)

Week-ending 28 August 2020 On Monday, 24 August 2020, a Russian military court sentenced Airat Dilmukhametov, a prominent opposition activist from the Bashkortostan region, to nine years in a high-security…

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Quote for the Week. Ekkehard Maas: ‘Unfortunately, this often happens […], Chechens seeking asylum are extradited to Russia, and there they are killed.’

Week-ending 28 August 2020 Source: German-Caucasian Friendship Societey ‘Despite numerous appeals to the courts, the prosecutor's office and the department of the Federal Chancellor about the danger threatening him in…

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Legal Case of the Week: Airat Dilmukhametov sentenced to nine years in a high-security prison on extremism charges
Airat Dilmukhametov appears in court in Samara on July 14. Photo: Idel.Realii

Legal Case of the Week: Airat Dilmukhametov sentenced to nine years in a high-security prison on extremism charges

Week-ending 28 August 2020 Airat Dilmukhametov appears in court in Samara on 14 July. Photo: Idel.Realii On Monday, 24 August 2020, a Russian military court sentenced Airat Dilmukhametov, a prominent…

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