OVD-Info Weekly Bulletin No. 345: Insults and a beating because of flowers

24 February 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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Statement by 32 Human Rights Groups on the Verdict and Sentencing in the case of Oleg Orlov

27 February 2024 Human rights defender Oleg Orlov sentenced to two and a half years' imprisonment Today 32 human rights organizations (see below) issued a statement condemning the conviction and…

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Oleg Orlov’s final speech at his trial: ‘Their children and grandchildren will be ashamed to talk about where their fathers and mothers, grandfathers and grandmothers served and what they did’ [Mediazona]

Oleg Orlov 26 February 2024 By Anna Pavlova and Sergei Golubev Source: Mediazona The retrial of Oleg Orlov, co-chair of Memorial, on charges of ‘discrediting the army is drawing to…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Andrei Lugovoi, from Kaliningrad region, is a political prisoner

26 January 2024 Andrei Lugovoi has been charged with ‘spreading fake news’ about the Russian army for a publication on his Telegram channel. Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial The human rights…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Irina Skorovarova, from Taganrog, is a political prisoner 

24 January 2024 Taganrog resident Irina Skorovarova has been placed under house arrest on charges of ‘discrediting’ the Russian armed forces Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial The human rights project ‘Political…

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‘Political Prisoners: Memorial’: Fyodor Konovalov, from St. Petersburg, is a political prisoner

22 January 2024 Fyodor Konovalov has been remanded in custody on charges of propaganda of terrorism for having in his possession posters from the Russian Volunteer Corps and the Freedom…

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Rights in Russia Update [23 February 2024]

https://www.rightsinrussia.org/donate-support-us/ Our publications from the past week https://www.rightsinrussia.org/news-of-the-week-13/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/rights-in-russia-interview-38/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/write-to-russia-14/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/ovd-info-344/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/memorial-human-rights-defence-centre-on-navalny/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/memorial-on-navalny/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/navalny-4/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/shablinsky-50/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/podrabinek-135/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/podrabinek-134/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/podrabinek-136/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/morozov/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/kara-murza-4/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/yashin-3/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/karetnikova-4/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/karetnikova-3/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/karetnikova-2/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/karetnikova/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/nikitinsky-57/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/panyushkin-13/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/cosgrove-177/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/donate-support-us/

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Rights in Russia interview – with Tanya Lokshina, associate director at Human Rights Watch

This month Mary Page talks with Tanya Lokshina, associate director for Human Rights Watch’s Europe and Central Asia division. Formerly based in Moscow, she left Russia in spring 2022, following…

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