‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Crimean activist Irina Danilovich is a political prisoner

17 February 2023 Irina Danilovich was sentenced to seven years in a Russian penal colony on charges of possessing explosives Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial ‘Political Prisoners. Memorial,’ an independent human…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: The Great Terror Lite

12 April 2023 By Aleksandr Podrabinek   Source: Vot-Tak.TV With the beginning of the war against Ukraine, the moderately severe authoritarian dictatorship in Russia began swiftly transforming itself into a merciless…

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Mikhail Savva: On Rashism, or what doesn’t officially exist – Russian state ideology

30 January 2023 by Mikhail Savva, doctor of political sciences, professor, member of the expert council of the Center for Civil Liberties / Центр Громадянських Свобод  Source: Website of Mikhail…

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The Wolves, the sheep, and the watchmen: Aleksandr Podrabinek on the harm of compromises

25 January 2023 by Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Radio Svoboda Who is going to blame a wolf for being a predator? That’s his nature: to chase down the weak, drag lambs…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: The propaganda of hatred. How the Kremlin pushes the myth of Russian society’s solidarity

22 October 2022 By Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Vot-Tak.TV The attacks by Russian armed forces on Ukraine’s civilian infrastructure signal a transition to a new phase in the war—preagonal, more than…

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Sergei Parkhomenko: ‘But we’ll survive it all. We’ll live to see another day […] And Memorial will return to its home and continue its work.’

25 September - 8 October 2022 by Sergei Parkhomenko, journalist, civil society activist Source: Facebook 25 September 2022, Facebook Well, there you have it! A Last Address in France, too.…

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Sergei Parkhomenko: ‘I do not encourage banditry, armed robbery, marauding, or mercenaries.’

Sergei Parkhomenko: Wikipedia 26 September and 3 October 2022 Two recent posts on Facebook by Sergei Parkhomenko, journalist and civil society activist Source: Facebook 26 September 2022, Facebook Here is…

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Aleksandra Krylenkova: ‘You can kill, beat, torture, seize and imprison a person. But you can’t make a person fight.’ 

Sasha Krylenkova: Facebook Aleksandra (Sasha) Krylenkova is a human rights activist from St. Petersburg who has worked with Memorial and served as a member of the board of that organisation.…

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Aleksei Gorinov’s final speech in court: ‘The least I can do is to say things as they truly are.’

19 September 2022 by Aleksei Gorinov, laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group  Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Telegram] Closing speech in court Seven years of imprisonment. Is that long or…

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