Rights in Russia interview – with Dmitry Makarov, a leading activist with the Moscow Helsinki Group

Mary Page talks with Dmitry Makarov, a leading human rights activist with the Moscow Helsinki Group. Dmitry has worked as co-chair of the Moscow Helsinki Group and as that organisation's…

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“Опять двадцать пять!” Bill Bowring asks Igor Kochetkov 25 questions

Professor Bill Bowring’s guest this week on “25 questions” is Igor Kochetkov, an LGBT and human rights activist and one of the founders of the Russian LGBT Network, of which…

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Vladimir Lukin on Andrei Sakharov: how freedom began in Russia

13 April 2021 Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Эхо Москвы] Yury Kobaladze: Good evening. Welcome to all our radio listeners. […]  I welcome my guest Vladmir Lukin, deputy chair of…

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Rights in Russia week-ending 23 April 2021

Our round-up of the week's news http://www.rightsinrussia.org/quote-for-the-week-68/ http://www.rightsinrussia.org/person-of-the-week-68/ http://www.rightsinrussia.org/legal-case-of-the-week-68/ http://www.rightsinrussia.org/civil-society-organisation-of-the-week-68/ http://www.rightsinrussia.org/law-of-the-week-68/ http://www.rightsinrussia.org/european-court-of-human-rights-ruling-of-the-week-68/ Other news: 17 April 2021 The Guardian: Russia on Saturday said it would expel a Ukrainian diplomat, prompting…

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Legal Case of the Week: Hizb ut-Tahrir supporters arrested in Kemerovo, Novosibirsk

Week-ending 23 April 2021 This week an unknown number of alleged supporters of Hizb ut-Tahrir, an Islamic group banned as 'terrorist' in Russia since 2003 by a ruling of the…

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