Karinna Moskalenko: “The presumption of innocence and other standards are not in fact being observed in Russian courts.”

31 March 2021 Karinna Moskalenko, lawyer, international legal expert, member of the Moscow Helsinki Group, on the “Have Your Say” podcast with Zoya Svetova and Anna Stavitskaya (30 March 2021…

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Rights in Russia Interview – with Jessica Gavron, Legal Director at EHRAC

Mary Page talks with Jessica Gavron, Legal Director at the European Human Rights Advocacy Centre based at Middlesex University in London. She is a UK barrister with extensive experience litigating…

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Karinna Moskalenko: A quarter of a century with Europe?

12 March 2021 by Karinna Moskalenko, attorney, international lawyer, member of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Эхо Москвы] February 28 this year marks a quarter of…

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Podcast No. 63: Simon & Sergei – with Irina Biriukova

This week our guest on the podcast is Irina Biriukova, a lawyer at the Public Verdict Foundation. The issues we discuss with Irina include: getting started as a lawyer in…

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Aleksei Navalny’s closing remarks in court: Russia will be happy.

20 February 2021 On 20th February Moscow City Court heard an appeal against the decision of the Simonovsky district court to replace the suspended sentence of politician Aleksei Navalny with…

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Person of the Week: Aleksei Navalny sent to prison despite ECtHR ruling

Week-ending 26 February 2021 This week a Moscow court upheld Aleksei Navalny's conviction in the Yves Rocher embezzlement case on appeal but reduced the sentence by 1.5 months to 2.5…

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Karinna Moskalenko on the Navalny case: A state must never openly violate rights guaranteed by the Convention, disregarding international standards

Karina Moskalenko. Photo: Anna Artemeva / Novaya Gazeta 17 February 2021 Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Радио Свобода] The European Court of Human Rights has demanded that Russia immediately release…

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Karinna Moskalenko: The Yves Rocher case was significant in that Navalny was recognised as having been victim of the violation both of Article 6 and Article 7 of the European Convention

13 February 2021 The lawyer Karinna Moskalenko is a member of the Moscow Helsinki Group and founder of the Centre for the Promotion of International Defence Source: Moscow Helsinki Group…

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Karinna Moskalenko: After the decision of the ECtHR, the Prison Service’s demand that Navalny’s suspended sentence in the Yves Rocher be changed to a real term in prison is absurd

15 January 2021 Speaking live on air on the radio station Moscow Echo, Karinna Moskalenko, international lawyer, member of the Moscow Helsinki Group and founder of the International Protection Centre,…

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Justice Initiative director Vanessa Kogan on her work in Russia (interview with Kommersant)

19 December 2020 US citizen Vanessa Kogan, director of the Justice Initiative project, lived in Russia for 11 years, and here she married and had two children. On 2 December,…

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