Aleksei Gorinov: “I’m being put on trial for stating my opinion”

Photo source: Kasparov.ru 6 May 2022 A letter from the pre-trial detention centre by Aleksei Gorinov, a deputy on the local council of Moscow’s Krasnoselsky district, who was arrested for…

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“Опять двадцать пять!” Bill Bowring asks Elena Zhemkova 25 questions

Professor Bill Bowring’s guest this week on “25 Questions” is Elena Zhemkova, for many years executive director of the Memorial Historical, Educational and Human Rights Society, based in Moscow. A…

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Sergei Pashin: ‘Foreign judges behave unequivocally courteously, if only because they perceive all participants in the trial as colleagues, and not just the prosecutors.’ [Nezavisimaya gazeta]

Retired judge, Sergei Pashin 28 April 2022 'Judges complain about disrespectful attorneys. Conflicts between defence lawyers and the domestic judicial system has suddenly became a mass phenomenon' by Ekaterina Trifonova…

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Oleg Orlov: “We’re here to stay.” How activists, journalists and human rights defenders continue their work in Russia

4 May 2022 by Oleg Orlov, human rights defender and member of the board of the Memorial Centre An extract from 'Понаоставались тут. Как активисты, журналисты и правозащитники продолжают свою…

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Sergei Davidis: Ten years on from Bolotnaya

7 May 2022 By Sergei Davidis Source: Facebook Lots of people go back over the past, trying to reach a view on one thing or another with the benefit of…

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Weekly Update [week-ending 6 May 2022]

https://www.rightsinrussia.org/donate-support-us/ Our publications from the past week https://www.rightsinrussia.org/podcast-53/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/ovd-info-252/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/kara-murza-2/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/gozman/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/reddaway-van-voren/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/podrabinek-47/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/podrabinek-46/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/podrabinek-45/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/arapova-11/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/dobrynin/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/remembering-elizabeth-teague/ https://www.rightsinrussia.org/cosgrove-122/

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Vladimir Kara-Murza: ‘You can’t be silent. All the evil in the world is done with the consent of those who keep silent.’

Source: Wikipedia 6 May 2022 A letter from Vladimir Kara-Murza from the pre-trial detention centre Source: Facebook [Yuri Dzhibladze] Dear Friends, Greetings to all from Moscow pre-trial detention centre №…

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Leonid Gozman: Non-compliance. Russians who did not approve of the war will rebuild the country. The important thing is not to try to make sense of the actions of this government

26 April 2022 by Leonid Gozman, written specially for Novaya gazeta. Europe Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Novaya Gazeta. Europe] I’ll try to manage this without getting upset and…

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