Rights in Russia interview – with Vyacheslav Bakhmin, co-chair of the Moscow Helsinki Group

Mary Page talks with Vyacheslav Bakhmin, co-chair of the Moscow Helsinki Group and chair of the board of the Sakharov Centre. One of Russia's leading experts on civil society and…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: Kazakhstan – the winding road to Moscow

10 January 2022 Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Vot-Tak.TV For a long time, it was thought that the Collective Security Treaty Organisation (CSTO), founded in 1992, was the stillborn offspring of the…

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Weekly Update week-ending 14 January 2022

https://www.rightsinrussia.org/donate-support-us/ Our publications from the past week and holiday period https://www.rightsinrussia.org/25-questions-44/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/podcast-45/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/ovd-info-238/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/ovd-info-236/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/ovd-info-235/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/ovd-info-234/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/reznik-11/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/podrabinek-17/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/podrabinek-16/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/podrabinek-15/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/shenderovich-4/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/kogan-yasny-6/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/memorial-human-rights-centre-100/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/memorial-human-rights-centre-99/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/cherfas-8/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/dewhirst-9/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/blackman-3/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/cosgrove-106/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/cosgrove-105/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/cosgrove-104/…

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Memorial Human Rights Centre: Six Muslims are political prisoners: evidence against them may have been falsified and their right to a fair trial violated

11 January 2022 Their prosecution may have been part of a government propaganda campaign against ‘Islamic extremism’ Source: Memorial Human Rights Centre In accordance with international guidelines, Memorial Human Rights…

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Memorial Human Rights Centre: Belarusian citizen Yana Pinchuk, threatened with extradition to her home country, is a political prisoner

22 December 2021 Yana Pinchuk is accused in Belarus of inciting hatred against police officers and extremism for running an opposition Telegram channel Source: Memorial Human Rights Centre In accordance…

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Podcast No. 97. Simon & Sergei – with Konstantin Kotov

Photo by Natalya Demina (Наталья Дёмина) This week our guest on the podcast is Konstantin Aleksandrovich Kotov, a Russian computer programmer and civil society activist. In 2019 Konstantin Kotov was…

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OVD-Info Weekly Bulletin No. 237: Navalny’s colleagues designated extremists

15 January 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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“Deprivation of Liberty” – Viktor Shenderovich on why he has left Russia

10 January 2022 By Viktor Shenderovich, writer, journalist, laureate of the Mosocw Helsinki Group Source: Facebook THIS MESSAGE (MATERIAL) WAS CREATED AND/OR DISSEMINATED BY A FOREIGN MASS MEDIA OUTLET PERFORMING…

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Martin Dewhirst reviews ‘Two Essays’ by Mark Solonin on the Soviet Union and the Second World War

17 January 2021 by Martin Dewhirst Martin Dewhirst reviews Two Essays: Coming Up From Behind or How the Soviet Union Won the War; If World Domination is the Aim then…

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Lionel Blackman reviews ‘All the Kremlin’s Men: Inside the Court of Vladimir Putin’ by Mikhail Zygar

Image: LSBU 17 January 2022 by Lionel Blackman Lionel Blackman reviews All the President's Men: Inside the Court of Vladimir Putin by Mikhail Zygar. 400pp ISBN-13: 9781610397391 (Public Affairs, New York, 2016) Historians…

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