Vera Vasilieva: Memorial* and the Basmanny court. On conscience and the law.

15 January 2022 by Vera Vasilieva is an independent journalist, host of Radio Liberty’s** “Freedom and Memorial,”* and laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group Prize for Human Rights in 2018…

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Weekly Update [week-ending 21 January 2022]

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Aleksei Navalny: “I wasn’t able to take a single step in my country as a free person.”

17 January 2022 by Aleksei Navalny Source: Instagram Exactly one year ago I returned home to Russia. I wasn't able to take a single step in my country as a…

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The Square Root of Truth = Love. Boris Altshuler talks about a new film ‘Andrei Sakharov. On the Other Side of the Window.’

Boris Altshuler 12 January 2022 Larisa Malyukova, columnist for Novaya gazeta, talks to Boris Altshuler about a new film on the life of Andrei Sakharov Source: Novaya gazeta On 12…

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Sergei Davidis on why Russian society is reluctant to condemn the threat of war – despite largely disagreeing with it

Sergei Davidis 24 January 2022 An interview with Sergei Davidis published by OpenDemocracy, republished here by kind permission Natalia Shkurenok in conversation with Sergei Davidis who heads the program for…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: A Familar Foe. Why the Kremlin is at odds with NATO

15 January 2022 by Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Vot-Tak.TV From the outside, the ongoing Russian torrent of demands, ultimatums and threats to the West may seem like temporary insanity on the…

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The state and the lawyers: the case of Ivan Pavlov

18 January 2022 by Katya Arenina  An extract from «Вся надежда на отчаянных одиночек»"[All hope rests on extremely brave individuals”] , Vazhnye istorii, 18 January 2022 Source: Vazhnye istorii ['Important…

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“Опять двадцать пять!” Bill Bowring asks Irina Biryukova 25 questions

Professor Bill Bowring’s guest this week on “25 Questions” is Irina Biryukova, a human rights lawyer at the Public Verdict Foundation. She is well-known for her work in relation to…

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