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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Eva Merkacheva: Dismantling the Public Oversight Commissions – Torture’s supporters are now the public defenders

28 September 2022 by Eva Merkacheva, MK correspondent, laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group prize Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: MK] After facts of torture in the Saratov prison tuberculosis…

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Fergus Wright: Partial mobilisation in Russia is a reminder that Anti-War efforts are more necessary than ever 

26 September 2022 by Fergus Wright On the 21st of September, President Putin announced in a televised address that 300,000 reservists in Russia would be called upon to serve with…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: An Attempt to Save Russia from Ruin and Preserve It

25 August 2022 by Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Vot-Tak.TV Two Reuters sources in the Kremlin have spoken about how the Russian authorities want to reach a ceasefire with Ukraine. This may be…

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Aleksei Gorinov’s Final Word

7 July 2022 Aleksei Gorinov’s Final Word  Source: Aleksandr Podrabinek, Facebook The prosecution asked for 7 years in prison for Aleksei Gorinov. Today, on the eve of sentencing, he delivered…

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Nikolai Kavkazsky: “Opportunities for lawful political action have been severely curtailed … but as long as such opportunities exist, I’ll be here. If they start shooting us and imprisoning us by the thousands, then I’ll be forced to leave.”

25 May 2022 Olga Allenova interviews Nikolai Kavkazsky for Novaya gazeta. Evropa Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [Original source: Новая газета. Европа] Following the death of human rights defender Andrei Babushkin, the…

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