Yury Shevchuk: ‘I am perfectly ready to give back my awards. But I am not prepared to give up my civic stance.’

14 March Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: News.ru] DDT leader Shevchuk spoke in an interview with News. ru about his readiness to give up his state awards because of…

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Liya Akhedzhakova: Never before have we been asked to take ‘loyalty tests’, tests of human decency and commitment to Russia’s great culture

3 March 2022 by Viktoriya Kataeva for News.ru Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: News.ru] Liya Akhedzhakova, a People’s Artist of Russia and holder of a Moscow Helsinki Group prize…

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Liya Akhedzhakova: Why is the label of foreign agent applied to the best people in our profession? To the very best!

7 December 2021 A speech given by the laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group Award, actress Liya Akhedzhakova, during the presentation of the Star of Theatre award in the nomination…

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Artem Loskutov: “I’m shocked at the way the Belarusian police are beating [people], at the level of violence”

14 August 2020 Artem Loskutov, Novosibirsk artist, organiser of the ‘Monstration’ marches and Moscow Helsinki Group prize laureate Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: facebook.com/artemloskutov] Novosibirsk artist, organiser of the…

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