‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Dmitry Morozov is a political prisoner

25 December 2023 Dmitry Morozov, a military serviceman from Sochi, has been sentenced to two years and four months in a penal colony for refusing to return to the war…

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Witnesses Against War #22: Church and state, a ‘marriage of convenience’

19 July 2022 [updated 23 July 2022] Source: Witnesses Against War Witnesses Against War is an anonymous international group of journalists, writers, historians and translators, who live in Moscow and London.…

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‘Word of the New Martyrs.’ Letters from the White Sea-Baltic Canal

11 May 2023 Source: Perm Centre for Historical Memory In a video project about the persecution of the Church in the 20th century, students read letters from those who suffered…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Kazan resident Ruslan Ilyasov convicted of participating in Hizb ut-Tahrir is a political prisoner

7 February 2023 Ruslan Ilyasov was sentenced to 19 years’ imprisonment for ‘terrorist’ offences Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial ‘Political Prisoners. Memorial,’ a human rights project, considers Kazan resident Ruslan Ilyasov…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Two Crimean Tatars (Timur Yalkabov and Lenur Seidametov), convicted on charges of involvement in Hizb ut-Tahrir, are political prisoners

1 February 2023 Timur Yalkabov was sentenced to 17 years’ imprisonment and Lenur Seidametov to 13 years’ imprisonment Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial ‘Political Prisoners. Memorial,’ a human rights project, in…

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Vladimir Kara-Murza: ‘This is not the 1970s. This is the 1930s.’

10 April 2023 Vladimir Kara-Murza, opposition politician and political prisoner: final address to the court Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Новая газета. Европа] Citizen Judges! I was sure that after…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Yashar Shikhametov is a political prisoner

27 January 2023 Yashar Shikhametov, a resident of Crimea, has been sentenced to 11 years’ imprisonment for involvement in Hizb ut-Tahrir Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial ‘Political Prisoners. Memorial,’ a human…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Three Ufa residents accused of involvement in Hizb ut-Tahrir are political prisoners

16 January 2023 Farit Kharisov, Timur Khabibullin and Radik Talipov, accused of terrorist offences, face long prison sentences Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial The human rights project, ‘Political Prisoners. Memorial,’ in…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Crimean Tatar activist Ansar Osmanov is a political prisoner

15 December 2022 Ansar Osmanov faces terrorism charges on account of alleged involvement in Hizb ut-Tahrir Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial The human rights project, ‘Political Prisoners. Memorial,’ in accordance with…

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