Those Who Dream of Democracy: Aleksandr Podrabinek on Russia’s Political Opposition

8 July 2024 By Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Radio Svoboda In Russia, it’s not the rulers that need to be changed, but the opposition. To be more exact, the opposition needs…

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Write to Russia – Dmytro Lisovets, unlawfully imprisoned by Russia for serving in Ukrainian forces

Dmytro Lisovets is a Ukrainian from Mariupol sentenced on 7 December 2023 to 16 years’ imprisonment in a strict regime penal colony for fighting in the Donbas in 2016-2017. He…

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OVD-Info Weekly Bulletin No. 365: Six years’ imprisonment – for a play

13 July 2024 OVD-Info is a Russian civil society organisation that monitors politically-motivated arrests and prosecutions in Russia. Each week OVD-Info publishes a bulletin with the latest news, which is translated here.…

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Write to Russia: Kevin Lik – a high school student from Adygea sentenced to four years’ imprisonment on a spurious charge of treason

On 28 December 2023, a court sentenced Kevin Lik to four years’ imprisonment on a charge of treason. Kevin Lik, a high school student from Maikop in Adygea with dual…

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Rights in Russia interview with Olga Sadovskaya, a leading lawyer with Team Against Torture

This month Mary Page talks with Olga Sadovskaya, a lawyer from Nizhny Novgorod who works with Team Against Torture, a civil society group initially founded in 2000 as the Committee…

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