Weekly Update [week-ending 17 February 2023]

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Ilya Shablinsky: On the important events of the past week

13 February 2022 by Ilya Shablinsky, doctor of legal sciences, member of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Спектр] The European Union embargo on supplies of oil…

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‘Memorial. Political Prisoners’: Muscovite Aleksandr Gedzhadze, convicted in Belarus of disorderly conduct, is a political prisoner

21 November 2022 Aleksandr Gedzhadze, sentenced to three years’ imprisonment by a Belarusian court, will serve his sentence in Russia Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial The human rights project ‘Political Prisoners.…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Four Muslims from Kazan are political prisoners

30 November 2022 Rail Abdrakhmanov, Vyacheslav Vankov, Lenar Mukhamadeev and Ilsur Galeev were sentenced to terms of imprisonment from 11 to 18 years for involvement in Hizb ut-Tahrir Source: Political…

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Read more about the article Podcast: Then & Now #2 – Teresa Cherfas in conversation with Svetlana Gannushkina
Svetlana Gannushkina Right Livelihood Award 2016 Stockholm 11 / 2016 Photo: Wolfgang Schmidt

Podcast: Then & Now #2 – Teresa Cherfas in conversation with Svetlana Gannushkina

20 February 2023 by Teresa Cherfas Welcome to the second episode of our new Russian-language podcast Then & Now with me, Teresa Cherfas.   After the Russian invasion of Ukraine on February 24,…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Aleksei Semenov, an environmental activist from Komi prosecuted for ‘repeatedly discrediting’ the army, is a political prisoner

14 November 2023 The case against Aleksei Semenov was initiated for anti-war posts he published on the VK social media platform Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial The human rights project ‘Political…

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OVD-Info Weekly Bulletin No. 293: Six years’ imprisonment for a post about Mariupol

18 February 2023 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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