Aleksei Gorinov: “I’m being put on trial for stating my opinion”

Photo source: Kasparov.ru 6 May 2022 A letter from the pre-trial detention centre by Aleksei Gorinov, a deputy on the local council of Moscow’s Krasnoselsky district, who was arrested for…

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Lev Shlosberg: ‘Never before in our life have there been such accursed days.’

9 March 2022 by Lev Shlosberg Source: Facebook Hello, friends. Once again we are living in another country. Our old life is gone and will never again be. In the…

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Pavel Chikov: Is it possible to ensure security and commitment to democracy and human rights in Europe?

19 February 2022 by Pavel Chikov, head of the Agora International Human Rights Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: facebook.com/pchikov] Ultimately, a permanent member of the UN Security Council can…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: Pacifying the Aggressor and the Foreign Agents Club

17 December 2021 By Aleksandr Podrabinek  Sources: Facebook and Belsat TV New Year is coming and with it the time announced by Western intelligence communities of the supposed invasion by…

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Igor Kalyapin: Why is it vitally important to introduce the specific crime of torture into the Criminal Code? I answer this question at today’s Moscow Helsinki Group conference

11 December 2021 by Igor Kalyapin, head of the Committee against Torture, member of the Russian Presidential Human Rights Council, and winner of the MHG award for the protection of…

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Ernest Mezak: The humiliated and the victorious

Photo of Ernest Mezak via Front Line Defenders 13 July 2021 By Ernest Mezak Source: Facebook Yesterday the Investigative Committee’s Syktyvkar Investigative Department formally accused me of disrespect for the…

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Olga Romanova: A very good story

16 April 2021 by Olga Romanova, head of the human rights organisation Russia Behind Bars and laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group Prize  Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: facebook.com/Ooo.Romanova] An…

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