“Is the fox guarding the henhouse?” Vyacheslav Bakhmin and Yury Dzhibladze discuss Russia’s candidacy for election to the new United Nations Human Rights Council for 2021-2023

7 May 2020 Vyacheslav Bakhmin, co-chair of the Moscow Helsinki Group (pictured above left) and Yury Dzhibladze (pictured above right), president of the Centre for the Development of Democracy and…

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Lev Ponomarev: Information on the epidemiological situation in penitentiary facilities should be made public

18 April 2020 Lev Ponomarev, head of For Human Rights, a human rights NGO, and member of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Эхо Москвы, 18.04.2020] We…

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Vyacheslav Bakhmin: The authorities have no instruments other than repression and tougher punishments

31 January 2019 Vyacheslav Bakhmin, co-chair of the Moscow Helsinki Group, on the results of 2019 in the area of human rights in Russia Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Русская служба «Голоса…

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Vyacheslav Bakhmin: “It turned out that there were only a few hundred of us ‘degenerates’ in the whole country”

18 January 2020 An interview with Vyacheslav Bakhmin: 'The Fate of a Dissident' Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Siberia. Realities] Forty years ago, on 12 February 1980, Vyacheslav Bakhmin, a human rights…

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