Aleksandr Podrabinek: “A hungry police officer is a threat to society!” Statement to the Moscow Prosecutor

14 April 2022 by Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Facebook Today I sent a statement to the Moscow General Prosecutor through the Internet portal To Moscow General Prosecutor, State Councillor of Justice…

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Alexander Etkind: Defederating Russia

15 April 2022 by Alexander Etkind. Originally from St. Petersburg, Alexander Etkind is a professor of history and chair of Russia-Europe relations at the European University Institute and a fellow of…

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Statement by a group of students, faculty, staff and alumni of Moscow State University against the war

The logo of Moscow State University, Russia's oldest university 5 March 2022 Source: Moscow State University group against the war We, students, graduate students, faculty, staff, and alumni of Russia's…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: An Orwellian Trajectory. What the jailing of Vladimir Kara-Murza means

13 April 2022 by Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Vot-Tak.TV Once a political decision is taken to jail someone in our country, our national justice system has no hang-ups about it: it…

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Aleksandr Cherkasov: ‘The curtain is coming down.’ Speech in court on the liquidation of Memorial Human Rights Centre

Aleksandr Cherkasov 5 April 2022 by Aleksandr Cherkasov, chair of the board of Memorial Human Rights Centre, laureate of a Moscow Helsinki Group human rights award Source: Moscow Helsinki Group…

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22 years before Bucha. Human rights activist Oleg Orlov on how Memorial investigated civilian murders in Chechnya [Mediazona]

8 April 2022 By Dima Shvets Source: Mediazona During the two wars in Chechnya, soldiers in the Russian army were accused more than once of killing civilians during mop-up operations.…

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Weekly Update [week-ending 8 April 2022]

https://www.rightsinrussia.org/donate-support-us/ Our publications of the week https://www.rightsinrussia.org/rights-in-russia-interview-27/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/25-questions-50/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/ovd-info-249/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/podrabinek-35/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/podrabinek-36/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/podrabinek-37/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/morshchakova/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/borshchev-shablinsky/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/altshuler-12/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/bowring-4/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/cosgrove-118/

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: The police station had gone into ‘lock down’ immediately they found out a lawyer and a journalist had arrived.

11 April 2022 Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Facebook This evening the lawyer Vadim Prokhorov and I both approached the Khamovniki police station on foot at the same time but from opposite…

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“Опять двадцать пять!” Sergei Nikitin asks Irina Shcherbakova 25 questions

This week Professor Bill Bowring is on vacation and Sergei Nikitin steps in to ask Irina Shcherbakova “25 Questions.” Irina Shcherbakova is a Russian historian and a founding member of Memorial. She won…

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OVD-Info Weekly Bulletin No. 249: This one’s for the lads. And this. And this.

10 April 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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