“Опять двадцать пять!” Bill Bowring asks Marina Agaltsova 25 questions

Professor Bill Bowring’s guest this week on “25 Questions” is Marina Agaltsova. A human rights lawyer, Marina Agaltsova worked for Memorial Human Rights Centre in Moscow until its recent enforced…

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Mikhail Fedotov: ‘An independent court is a good thing―but double-edged’

3 June 2022 Mikhail Fedotov, a lawyer and laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group human rights prize, talks about how Russia could create a supranational human rights body to replace…

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Elena Lukyanova: This is a state not bound by law

8 June 2022 Aleksandr Zhelenin interviewed Elena Lukyanova for Rosbalt Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Rosbalt] "Russians are now going to live in a closed space, cut off from all…

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Sergei Babinets: In the light of recent events […] there will be no payments, naturally, just as there will be no changes when it comes to liberalizing legislation on civil society organizations

14 June 2022 by Sergei Babinets, a human rights lawyer who until recently was chair person of the Committee Against Torture. He currently heads the Team against Torture Source: Facebook…

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Sergei Babinets: Evidently, the regime is signaling that torture is becoming (or has become) a part of state policy and is not a problem

12 June 2022 by Sergei Babinets, a human rights lawyer who until recently was chair person of the Committee Against Torture. He currently heads the Team against Torture Facebook, 12…

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Weekly Update week-ending 10 June 2022

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Human Rights Project ‘Support for Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Smolensk-based bloggers Ruslan Bobiev and Anastasia Chistova are political prisoners

18 April 2022 In October 2021 Bobiev and Chistova were sentenced to 10 months in prison for a photograph of simulated oral sex in front of St Basil's Cathedral Source:…

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Human Rights Project ‘Support for Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Smolensk-based blogger Aleksei Chervyakov is a political prisoner

12 May 2022 Chervyakov is being prosecuted on charges of rehabilitating Nazism for comments he made online against graffiti with a veteran's portrait Source: Human Rights Project 'Support for Political…

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