Konstantin Dobrynin: “Russia is part of Europe; it’s not some backwater”

4 May 2022 by Konstantin Dobrynin, lawyer [advokat] Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Росбалт] Debates over the practicality of establishing new judicial or quasi-judicial bodies along the model of the…

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Tamara Morshchakova: Unless we create a security system that protects humanity – the most fragile thing in the world – we might all perish. All together or one by one.

31 March 2022 an interview with Tamara Morshchakova, a legal expert and former juddge of the Russian Constitutional Court Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Вечерние ведомости] Former Russian Federation Constitutional…

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Bill Bowring: Legal and human rights aspects of the aggression by the Russian Federation against Ukraine

4 April 2022 by Professor Bill Bowring, Birkbeck College, University of London, Barrister Intervention at a meeting of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe: Committee on Legal Affairs…

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Our own national equivalent of the European Court of Human Rights is hardly possible

16 March 2022 by Ekaterina Trifonova Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Независимая газета] On 16 March Russia was expelled from the Council of Europe. Russian citizens will lose the opportunity…

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Podcast No. 104. Simon & Sergei – with Kirill Koroteev

Our guest on the podcast this week is the lawyer Kirill Koroteev, head of international legal practice of Agora International Human Rights Group. Previously, Kirill worked as legal director at…

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Igor Kochetkov: Council of Europe — Russia: Time to say Goodbye

18 March 2022  by Igor Kochetkov Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: журнал "Будущее" на платформе Republic] Something happened that has not happened for a very long time: the positions of…

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Dmitri Makarov: Another Chance for ‘Helsinki from Below’? Reviving OSCE-Related Human Rights Groups

11 March 2022 by Dmitri Makarov, Council member, Moscow Helsinki Group. Contact: orlovets at gmail dot com Source: Dmitri  Makarov,  'Another  Chance  for  “Helsinki  from  Below”?  Reviving  OSCE-Related  Human  Rights …

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Rights in Russia interview – with Philip Leach, Professor of Human Rights Law at Middlesex University

Mary Page talks with Philip Leach, Professor of Human Rights Law at Middlesex University and an attorney - solicitor in UK parlance. Until February this year he was Director of…

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Roman Kiselev: ‘Citizens will no longer have access to a court of last resort in Strasbourg.’ Five questions about Russia’s withdrawal from the Council of Europe

16 March 2022 Source Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: online publication "7х7"] Russia has withdrawn from the Council of Europe. The country’s membership in the organisation ceased on 16 March. What…

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The last train to Strasbourg leaves on 15 September. Karinna Moskalenko in conversation with Leonid Nikitinsky

20 March 2022 Leonid Nikitinsky in conversation with Karinna Moskalenko Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: "Новая газета"] The European Court will continue to consider applications by Russians that have already…

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