Memorial Human Rights Centre: Andrei Pivovarov, former director of Open Russia, is a political prisoner

18 June 2021 Andrei Pivovarov is being prosecuted because the authorities do not wish to allow opposition candidates to run for the State Duma Source: Memorial Human Rights Centre Memorial…

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Person of the Week: Andrei Pivovarov fined for violating ‘foreign agent’ law

Week-ending 25 June 2021 On 23 June 2021 Andrei Pivovarov, former head of the Open Russia movement, was fined 50,000 roubles for violation of the 'foreign agent' law. He remains…

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Legal Case of the Week: Andrei Pivovarov charged under ‘foreign agent’ law

Week-ending 11 June 2021 This week Andrei Pivovarov, former executive director of the Open Russia movement, was charged with failing to provide authorities with information about Open Russia after it…

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