Aleksandr Podrabinek: The Violence Genie – a dangerous instrument of resistance can return to political struggle

20 April 2023 By Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Vot-Tak.TV In Ukraine, the number of militarized formations made up of Russian citizens is rising. Soon a “Siberian Battalion” may be added to…

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OVD-Info Weekly Bulletin No. 302: A quarter of a century in a penal colony

22 April 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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Aleksandr Podrabinek: A Stalinist Sentence for Vladimir Kara-Murza

17 April 2023 by Aleksandr Podrabinek  Source: Vot-Tak.TV Twenty-five years for a public statement criticizing the war and political repressions. This is a vivid demonstration of what is going on…

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Podcast: Then & Now #5 – Teresa Cherfas in conversation with Marina Ovsyannikova

20 April 2023 by Teresa Cherfas Welcome to the fifth episode of our new Russian-language podcast Then & Now with me, Teresa Cherfas.   With me today is Marina Ovsyannikova, the Russian journalist…

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Weekly Update [week-ending 14 April 2023]

https://www.rightsinrussia.org/donate-support-us/ Our publications from the past week https://www.rightsinrussia.org/podcast-61/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/rights-in-russia-interview-32/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/ovd-info-301/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/shablinsky-18/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/podrabinek-108/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/arapova-13/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/shlosberg-15/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/nikitinsky-45/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/support-for-political-prisoners-memorial-68/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/support-for-political-prisoners-memorial-67/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/support-for-political-prisoners-memorial-66/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/anna-goes-ukraine-11/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/witnesses-against-war-16/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/cosgrove-171/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/donate-support-us/

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Nasrulla Seidaliev, convicted on charges of involvement in the Crimean Tatar Chelebidzhikhan battalion, is a political prisoner 

3 February 2023 Nasrulla Seidaliev delivered humanitarian aid to refugees, but he was accused of supplying provisions to members of armed groups and sentenced to nine years’ imprisonment Source: Political…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Two Crimean Tatars (Timur Yalkabov and Lenur Seidametov), convicted on charges of involvement in Hizb ut-Tahrir, are political prisoners

1 February 2023 Timur Yalkabov was sentenced to 17 years’ imprisonment and Lenur Seidametov to 13 years’ imprisonment Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial ‘Political Prisoners. Memorial,’ a human rights project, in…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Dilyaver Gafarov, a Crimean resident convicted on charges of participating in a volunteer battalion, is a political prisoner

31 January 2023 Dilyaver Gafarov has been sentenced to 10 years’ imprisonment. Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial ‘Political Prisoners. Memorial,’ a human rights project, considers Crimean resident Dilyaver Gafarov a political…

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