Karinna Moskalenko on why political murders remain unsolved

20 May 2021 Pictured: Karinna Moskalenko, lawyer, international lawyer, member of the Moscow Helsinki Group. Photo: Anna Artemyeva / Novaya Gazeta Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Радио Свобода] 17 May…

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Memorial Human Rights Centre: Aleksandr Shestun, former head of Serpukhov district in Moscow Region, is a political prisoner

21 May 2021 Aleksandr Shestun has been sentenced to 15 years in a strict-regime penal colony on charges of large-scale fraud, money laundering, illegal business activity and receiving bribes Source:…

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Teresa Cherfas reviews ‘In Memory of Memory’ by Maria Stepanova

31 May 2021 By Teresa Cherfas Teresa Cherfas reviews In Memory of Memory by Maria Stepanova. Translated by Sasha Dugdale. Paperback 448pp ISBN-978-1913097530 (Fitzcarraldo Editions, London, 2021) Published in Russian in 2017, Maria…

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OVD-Info Weekly Bulletin No. 204: Not every police officer goes unpunished

29 May 2021 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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Rights in Russia week-ending 28 May 2021

Our round up of the week's news https://www.rightsinrussia.org/quote-for-the-week-73/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/person-of-the-week-73/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/legal-case-of-the-week-73/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/civil-society-organisation-of-the-week-73/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/law-of-the-week-73/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/european-court-of-human-rights-ruling-of-the-week-73/ Other news from the week: 22 May 2021 The Moscow Times: Russia has confirmed 4,992,554 cases of coronavirus and 118,125 deaths, according…

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