Valery Borshchev: Nowadays society is becoming more and more concerned about the situation inside prisons.

11 March 2021 an interview with Valery Borshchev, co-chair of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Радио Свобода] Moscow’s Public Oversight Commission (POC) for the defence of…

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Valery Borshchev: Repressive measures a sign the authorities “recognize the strength and authority of human rights defenders and that they are, in general, tricky to deal with.”

Valery Borshchev, co-chair of the Moscow Helsinki Group, one of the authors of the law on public oversight of state institutions in Russia 1 March 2021 'Criminal prosecutions  of human…

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‘The Federal Security Service should be eliminated in its present form.’ Statement by human rights activists on Day of the Chekist, 20 December

Pictured: Lev Ponomarev, executive director of For Human Rights, member of the Moscow Helsinki Group 19 December 2020 By Lev Ponomarev, executive director of For Human Rights, Valery Borshchev, co-chair…

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Statement by members of the Congress of the Intelligentsia: “Citizens of Belarus, we see you as setting an example worthy of respect and emulation.”

11 September 2020 Pictured: Co-chair of the Moscow Helsinki Group, Valery Borshchev Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Эхо Москвы] Russian citizens who follow political developments in our own country and…

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Valery Borshchev: “Today, those who hold democratic and independent opinions and are willing to defend their point of view will feel in even greater danger than before.”

3 September 2020 Pictured: Valery Borshchev, co-chair of Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source:  Russia Service of the Voice of America] There is growing outrage around the world…

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Valery Borshchev: “I believe Lukashenka’s supporters are in a clear minority.”

18 August 2020 Co-chair of the Moscow Helsinki Group, Valery Borshchev Source: 'Can Moscow “save” Lukashenko?,' Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Русская служба «Голоса Америки»] In Belarus, protests are continuing…

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Andrei Babushkin summarises Valery Borshchev’s webinar on the history of human rights in Russia

16 May 2020 Andrei Babushkin, director of the Committee for Civil Rights Source: Moscow Helsinki Group  [original source: LiveJournal] Russian human rights defense is not the heir of prerevolutionary human…

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Valery Borshchev: “Do not be afraid, we are with you.” On a project of the Social Partnership Foundation

28 May 2020 Valery Borshchev, co-chair of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group A project entitled “Do not be afraid, we are with you” is being implemented by…

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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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