This week there was one ruling of the ECtHR with regard to Russia, finding violations of Articles 6 and 10.

This week there was one ruling of the European Court of Human Rights with regard to Russia finding violations of Article 6 (fair trial) and Article 10 (freedom of expression).…

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Rights in Russia week-ending 9 April 2021

Our round-up of the week's news https://www.rightsinrussia.org/quote-for-the-week-66/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/person-of-the-week-66/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/legal-case-of-the-week-66/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/civil-society-organisation-of-the-week-66/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/law-of-the-week-66/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/european-court-of-human-rights-ruling-of-the-week-66/ Other news of the week: 3 April 2021 The Moscow Times: Russia recorded almost 30,000 excess deaths during…

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Law of the Week: President Putin signs bill potentially enabling him to remain president until 2036

Week-ending 9 April 2021 This week President Putin, who is currently serving his fourth term as president of Russia, signed into force a law that allows him to stand for…

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Rights in Russia interview – with Aleksandr Verkhovsky, director of the Sova Centre of Information and Analysis

Mary Page talks with Aleksandr Verkhovsky, director of the Sova Centre for Information and Analysis, a Moscow-based Russian nonprofit organization. The Sova Centre was founded in October 2002 by a…

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“Опять двадцать пять!” Bill Bowring asks Sergei Davidis 25 questions

Professor Bill Bowring’s guest this week on “25 questions” is Sergei Davidis (pictured right), a prominent Russian human rights activist from Moscow. Sergei Davidis heads the Programme to Support Political…

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Quote for the Week. Natalia Zviagina, director of AI’s Moscow office: “We call on the Russian authorities to immediately drop all charges against Yulia Tsvetkova.”

Week-ending 9 April 2021 “This absurdity has lasted almost a year and a half. A woman has been criminally charged with ‘producing pornography’ simply for drawing and publishing images of…

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