Legal Case of the Week: Criminal investigation against Liubov Sobol

Week-ending 25 December 2020 Photo: Wikipedia On 25 December 2020 police raided the home of Liubov Sobol, a lawyer who works for Aleksei Navalny's Anti-Corruption Foundation (now closed by the…

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Person of the Week: Aleksei Navalny publishes phone conversation with alleged participant in assassination attempt

Week-ending 25 December 2020 On 21 December Aleksei Navalny, currently living in Germany after the attempt to assassinate him with Novichok, published a recording of a telephone call he claims was…

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Sarah Hurst reviews ‘Toxic: A History of Nerve Agents, from Nazi Germany to Putin’s Russia’ by Dan Kaszeta

22 October 2020 By Sarah Hurst Sarah Hurst reviews: Toxic: A History of Nerve Agents, from Nazi Germany to Putin’s Russia by Dan Kaszeta, Hurst Publishers, London, 2020, 404pp, ISBN…

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Person of the Week: Aleksei Navalny. EU announces sanctions as Western security agencies conclude FSB responsible for his poisoning

Aleksei Navalny. Source: Facebook Aleksei Navalny The Guardian, Thursday, 15 October 2020: The EU has announced sanctions against members of Vladimir Putin’s inner circle, including the head of Russia’s domestic…

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Kirill Koroteev: Russia may be punished for using chemical weapons

5 September 2020 By Kirill Koroteev, head of international legal practice at Agora International Human Rights Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: VTimes] On the basis of the statement by…

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