Karinna Moskalenko: “The presumption of innocence and other standards are not in fact being observed in Russian courts.”

31 March 2021 Karinna Moskalenko, lawyer, international legal expert, member of the Moscow Helsinki Group, on the “Have Your Say” podcast with Zoya Svetova and Anna Stavitskaya (30 March 2021…

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Lev Ponomarev: The FSB is setting fire to the Caucasus. A new story about masked men

2 April 2021 by Lev Ponomarev, human rights defender, member of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source:: Echo Moskvy] Something unimaginable is happening before our very…

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Life without Justice – Pavel Chikov and Ivan Pavlov on the case of Aleksei Navalny

Pavel Chikov, head of Agora International human rights group Evgeniya Albats, chief editor of The New Times Ivan Pavlov, lawyer, head of Team 29 5 April 2021 An extract from…

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This week there was one ruling of the ECtHR with regard to Russia, finding violations of Articles 6 and 10.

This week there was one ruling of the European Court of Human Rights with regard to Russia finding violations of Article 6 (fair trial) and Article 10 (freedom of expression).…

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Rights in Russia week-ending 9 April 2021

Our round-up of the week's news https://www.rightsinrussia.org/quote-for-the-week-66/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/person-of-the-week-66/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/legal-case-of-the-week-66/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/civil-society-organisation-of-the-week-66/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/law-of-the-week-66/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/european-court-of-human-rights-ruling-of-the-week-66/ Other news of the week: 3 April 2021 The Moscow Times: Russia recorded almost 30,000 excess deaths during…

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Law of the Week: President Putin signs bill potentially enabling him to remain president until 2036

Week-ending 9 April 2021 This week President Putin, who is currently serving his fourth term as president of Russia, signed into force a law that allows him to stand for…

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