Grigory Melkonyants: Key findings from the Golos Report on the results of the Single Day of Voting 2020

15 October 2020 By Grigory Melkonyants, co-chair of the Golos movement For the full text of the original article, see here Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Facebook] 1. The transition…

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Weekly Update week-ending 23 October 2020

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Podcast No. 44. Simon & Sergei – with Marina Dubrovina, human rights lawyer from Novorossiisk

This week our guest is Marina Alekseevna Dubrovina. Marina Alekseevna is a human rights defender and lawyer from Novorossiisk. For many years Marina Alekseevna has worked with the Migration and…

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Memorial Human Rights Centre: The prosecution of Nizhny Novgorod opposition activist Mikhail Iosilevich for involvement with an ‘undesirable organisation’ is politically motivated and unlawful

12 October 2020 Mikhail Iosilevich is being prosecuted solely because opposition events were held on a property owned by him. The journalist Irina Slavina, who was driven to suicide, was…

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Memorial Human Rights Centre: Kursk resident Sergei Lavrov, convicted of justifying terrorism on VKontakte, is a political prisoner

13 October 2020 Sergei Lavrov was sentenced to five years in a penal colony and compulsory psychiatric treatment under a ‘terrorist’ article of the Russian Criminal Code, although his entire…

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“Life has turned into a novel.” An unpublished interview with Karina Tsurkan by Zoya Svetova

Zoya Svetova 13 October 2020 Karina Tsurkan in conversation with Zoya Svetova, journalist, human rights activist, laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group human rights award, former member of the Public…

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OVD-Info Weekly Bulletin No. 176: Pepper-spray for the FSB, or what do you need ID for?

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

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Boris Vishnevsky: Putin has begun to implement his constitutional amendments

14 October 2020 By Boris Vishnevsky, deputy to the St. Petersburg Legislative Assembly, laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group prize Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Эхо Москвы] The rapid…

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