‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Human rights defender Gregory Vinter is a political prisoner

20 October 2022 Gregory Vinter, prosecuted for ‘fake news’ about the Russian army, was initially remanded in custody but is now under house arrest Source: Telegram The human rights project…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Askhabali Alibekov is a political prisoner

2 November 2022 Askhabali Alibekov, a blogger remanded in custody on charges of repeatedly ‘discrediting’ the Russian army, could face three years’ imprisonment if convicted Source: Telegram The human rights…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: Sexual Ignorance of the Russian Government

12 December 2022 by Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Vot-Tak.TV In Russia, they are to cease issuing certificates to films containing materials ‘promoting non-traditional sexual relationships or preferences, paedophilia or sex change.’…

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OVD-Info lawyer Darya Korolenko analyses the new law on “foreign agents”

1 December 2022 Source: OVD-Info On 1 December the law “On Monitoring the Activities of Persons under Foreign Influence” came into force, as did numerous legislative amendments to the regulation…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Ten Muslims from Tiumen, sentenced to terms of imprisonment on charges of alleged involvement in Hizb ut-Tahrir, are political prisoners

13 October 2022 Ten Muslims have been sentenced to terms of imprisonment ranging from 11 to 18 years on charges of terrorism, even though no evidence, even of incitement to…

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Ivan Safronov stands in a defendant's cage prior to a hearing at the Lefortovsky district court in Moscow, 7 July 2020. Photo: Moscow News Agency PAP/EPA.

Lev Shlosberg on the sentencing of Ivan Safronov

7 December 2022 by Lev Shlosberg Source: Facebook Ivan Safronov stands in a defendant's cage prior to a hearing at the Lefortovsky district court in Moscow, 7 July 2020. Photo:…

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“People are running away from you, Mr. President. Have you really not noticed?” Ilya Yashin’s final word in court.

Ilya Yashin By David Krikheli (Wikipedia) 5 December 2022 Ilya Yashin's final word in court at his trial for 'discrediting the Russian military.' Prosecutors have asked for him to be…

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“You’re going to answer for all of it”: Ilya Yashin’s speech in court challenging his designation as a ‘foreign agent’

Ilya Yashin By David Krikheli (Wikipedia) 2 December The day his suit challenging being deemed a “foreign agent” was rejected  Source: The New Times Moscow’s Zamoskvoretsky Court rejected Ilya Yashin’s…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: A Private Concert Hall vs. Pro-Regime Scum

30 November 2022  By Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Vot-Tak.TV The war against Ukraine, political repressions, mobilization, price rises, and the population’s noticeable impoverishment—all this could drive anyone, even the most balanced…

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