Pavel Chikov: Agora launches emergency assistance programme for victims of repression

23 December 2020 By Pavel Chikov, head of Agora International Human Rights Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Источник] In December several civil society groups and activists came to…

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Pavel Chikov: For the most part, people in Russia are wonderful and perfectly capable

23 October 2020 Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Новый проспект] Not every citizen of the Russian Federation grasps the nature of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR). Nevertheless, Russia…

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Damir Gainutdinov: In Russia, the number of those convicted of treason, espionage and extremism has risen by almost a factor of ten since 2007

28 August 2020 by Damir Dainutdinov. Damir is a lawyer specializing in freedom of expression. Source: Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Pavel Chikov, head of Agora, on Telegram] Hi, this…

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Damir Gainutdinov: Nine recommendations for government based on Agora’s recently released report on use of surveillance during the pandemic

16 July 2020 Damir Gainutdinov is a legal analyst with the advocacy group Agora (1) Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Facebook] In addition to the specific report on surveillance, we…

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Kirill Koroteev: “The constitutional amendments condone violations of international law.” On how decisions of the European Court of Human Rights will now be implemented in Russia

6 July 2020 Kirill Koroteev, head of the international legal practice of the Agora International Human Rights Group, on whether the Russian authorities are implementing the decisions of international courts…

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Pavel Chikov: On legal regulations related to the pandemic and the Russian government’s financial obligations towards its citizens

27 April 2020 Pavel Chikov, head of the Agora International Human Rights Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Echo Moscow] The Russian government says citizens are entitled to financial…

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Damir Gainutdinov: An unhealthy transparency – how the pandemic simplifies surveillance of citizens

28 April 2020  Damir Gainutdinov is a lawyer with the Agora International Human Rights Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: РБК] The state now has the opportunity to test various…

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