Irina Biriukova on torture in Russian prison colonies: ‘Any complaint provokes extraordinary resistance’

28 November 2022 Irina Biriukova, a lawyer with the Public Verdict Foundation and laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group’s human rights award, in conversation with Katya Orlova of Novaya gazeta…

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OVD-Info Bulletin No. 282: No word from outside. Aleksei Navalny is not receiving letters from his wife

3 December 2022 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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Aleksandr Podrabinek: A Private Concert Hall vs. Pro-Regime Scum

30 November 2022  By Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Vot-Tak.TV The war against Ukraine, political repressions, mobilization, price rises, and the population’s noticeable impoverishment—all this could drive anyone, even the most balanced…

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Aleksandr Cherkasov: ‘Life in Search of Meaning: Enlightening Hearts.’ Speech at the Global Peace Photo Award ceremony on 14 November 2022 at the Austrian Parliament

Photo: Nikita Mouraviev 2 December 2022 by Aleksandr Cherkasov Speech delivered at the Global Peace Photo Award ceremony on 14 November 2022 at the Austrian Parliament Good evening. And thank…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: ‘A Bad Scenario. What Russians Can Expect from a War Against Ukraine’ [published 28 November 2021]

28 November 2021 by Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Vot-Tak.TV If you take a close look at the dynamics of the political processes over the last ten years, it’s easy to guess…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Rostov-on-Don resident Maksim Rachkov, remanded in custody on charges of disseminating ‘fake news’ about the Russian army, is a political prisoner

27 September 2022 Maksim Rachkov has already been held on remand for two months for publishing on his VK social media account a video of the dispersal of a demonstration…

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Weekly Update [week-ending 25 November 2022]

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