Rights in Russia Update

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Lev Shlosberg: On Vladimir Putin’s second tax reform and who is going to pay for what 

3 June 2024 Source: Facebook Vladimir Putin is implementing the second tax reform of his presidency. The first came at the very start of the century (literally, 1 January 2001)…

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Lev Shlosberg: On how energy builds in society first for dissent and then for protest

31 May 2024 Source: Facebook Firing of the large-caliber political machine-gun known as “foreign agent” at dissident citizens, politicians, and media has resumed in its previous form after a brief…

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Write to Russia: Ramilya Galim – sentenced to five years for calling on soldiers mobilised from Bashkortostan not to kill Ukrainians

On 22 December 2023 Ramilya Galim, an activist from Ufa in Bashkortostan, was sentenced to five years in a general regime penal colony on charges of 'inciting activities against state…

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OVD-Info Weekly Bulletin No. 360: Participants in the war against Ukraine turned out of a taxi

8 June 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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Aleksandr Podrabinek: Worse than any prison. On punitive psychiatry [Radio Svoboda]

7 June 2024 by Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Radio Svoboda  There has been no miracle. Russia’s return to its Soviet condition has already reanimated many institutions of the totalitarian Communist regime,…

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