Irina Shcherbakova: Europe is wrong to fear driving Putin into a corner

16 June 2022 Sergei Satanovsky talks to Irina Shcherbakova for Deutsche Welle Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: DW] Irina Shcherbakova, head of the Memorial education council and laureate of the…

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Weekly Update [week-ending 17 June 2022]

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Human Rights Project ‘Support for Political Prisoners’: Igor Maltsev, remanded in custody for taking part in an anti-war rally in St. Petersburg, is a political prisoner

11 May 2022 Igor Maltsev and Sofia Semenova are being prosecuted for the criminal offence of hooliganism after burning an effigy in camouflage on the ice of the Malaya Neva…

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Human Rights Project ‘Support for Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Police officer Sergei Klokov, accused of spreading ‘fake news’ about the Russian army, is a political prisoner

17 May 2022 Sergei Klokov has been remanded in custody on charges of talking on the phone about crimes committed by Russian troops in Ukraine Source: Support for Political Prisoners.…

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Svetlana Gannushkina: It’s not only the people we help who thank us, but also the people to whom we give the opportunity to help

Svetlana Gannushkina Right Livelihood Award 2016 Stockholm 11 / 2016 Photo: Wolfgang Schmidt 11 June 2022 Svetlana Gannushkina in conversation with Svetlana Prokudina. The original text includes the asterisks '*****'.…

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Aleksandr Baeva on protest in modern Russia. What is ‘discrediting the army’?  What can you be charged for?

1 June 2022 an interview with Aleksandr Baeva, a lawyer with OVD-Info Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Cherta] Since the end of February, more than 16,000 people have been…

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Boris Vishnevsky: They will be fine without rallies and rights. State Duma to consider a new bill restoring Soviet ‘freedom of assembly’  

12 June 2022  By Boris Vishnevsky, politician, political commentator, deputy of the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg, member of the Yabloko party, laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group  Prize in…

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