Glasnost Defence Foundation & Media Rights Defence Centre appeal to Presidential Human Rights Council on case of Ivan Safronov

On 30 July 2020 the Media Rights Defence Centre and the Glasnost Defence Foundation made an official appeal to the Presidential Human Rights Council in the case of journalist Ivan…

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Ivan Pavlov: Why are investigators refusing to tell Ivan Safronov the essence of the charges against him?

3 August 2020 Ivan Pavlov, attorney, head of Team 29, laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group award Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Коммерсантъ] Everyone who is accused of a crime…

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Svetlana Gannushkina: The pandemic facilitated the release of 50% of migrants from Centres for the Temporary Detention of Foreign Citizens

27 July 2020 Svetlana Gannushkina, head of Memorial Human Rights Centre's Migration and Law Network, head of the Civic Assistance Committee, and a laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group Prize,…

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Statement by Women’s March activists before the verdict in the New Greatness trial

Pictured: Anna Narinskaya 4 August 2020 A statement by Women's March activists (Varvara Gornostaeva, Olga Grinkrug, Anna Kachurovskaya, Evgenia Lavut, Tatyana Lazareva, Tatyana Malkina, Anna Narinskaya, Yana Troyanova and Maria…

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Weekly Update week-ending 7 August 2020

https://www.rightsinrussia.org/donate/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/week-ending-7-august-2020/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/podcast-simon-sergei-7-august-2020/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/ovd-info-165/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/team-29-27/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/svetova-5/ Translated by Anna Bowles, Graham Jones, Simon Cosgrove, Elizabeth Teague and Nathalie Corbett https://www.rightsinrussia.org/anderson/

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John Anderson reviews ‘Russia’s New Authoritarianism: Putin and the Politics of Order’ by David G. Lewis

10 August 2020 By John Anderson John Anderson reviews David G. Lewis, Russia’s New Authoritarianism: Putin and the Politics of Order (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2020) Earlier this summer, the…

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