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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Sergei Davidis: Ukraine is carrying out a mission of liberation, defending freedom, human rights and international law

21 September 2022 Source: Facebook Putin and Shoigu, it seems, have outdone themselves in their lying. Literally every phrase of Putin's speech should be understood in reverse. The crimes, intentions…

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Sergei Lukashevsky: “Ultra-patriots” can expect ever increasing disappointment

15 September 2022 by Sergei Lukashevsky, acting director of the Sakharov Centre and a member of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Facebook] After the Russian army’s…

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Sergei Davidis: A real choice is made from available and achievable options

12 September 2022 by Sergei Davidis Source: Facebook Yes, as before, it’s better to participate in the “elections” than not, and it’s worth heeding the recommendations of Smart Voting. Honor…

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Sergei Davidis: In the present war, we are not talking about defending Russia

10 September 2022 by Sergei Davidis Source: Facebook Like many people in recent days, I am thrilled and delighted over the “miracle on the Oskol.” A miracle wrought, actually, by…

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Svetlana Astrakhantseva: In Russia, the court is no temple of justice and the public space is no place for discussion

30 August 2022 Svetlana Astrakhantseva, MKhG [Moscow Helsinki Group] member, MKhG acting director Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Facebook Today a Tverskoi court judge, a fairly young man of…

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Svetlana Astrakhantseva: This shameful, inhumane and cynical conviction must surely be quashed

8 July 2022 by Svetlana Astrakhantseva, executive director of Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Facebook] Moscow municipal council member Aleksei Gorinov has been sentenced to seven years…

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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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Yury Shevchuk: We have to fight for peace, which means playing concerts for peace, and specifically in Russia. […] They need us more in Russia.

2 June 2022 Journalist Stanislav Kucher, who lives in the United States, published on his Facebook page a telephone conversation with the group DDT’s leader and Moscow Helsinki Group human…

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