Georgy Satarov on the attack on Memorial: “A future which is beginning before our very eyes […] What we see here is fascism.”

15 October 2021 An extract from the programme 2021 broadcast on Ekho Moskvy on 15 October 2021. Presenters: Ksenia Larina and Vitaly Dimarsky Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Эхо Москвы]…

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Leonid Nikitinsky: The Federal Security Service creates yet another “foreign agent” category – ‘military secret.’

 1 October 2021 by Leonid Nikitinsky, Novaya Gazeta correspondent, member of the Presidential Council on Human Rights and Civil Society (SPCh), laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group Prize for Human…

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Law of the Week: FSB publishes list of information concerning Russia’s military, space agency and security services that ‘can be used against Russia’s security.’

Week-ending 1 October 2021 This week the FSB published a 60-item list of information concerning Russia's military, space agency and security services that, while not classified as state secrets, 'foreign…

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Pavel Chikov: What the Russian state is telling society in 2021 – ‘We are strong.’

4 June 2021 by Pavel Chikov, head of the Agora International Human Rights Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Forbes] Obviously, the goal is to clean up the political space…

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Boris Altshuler: A plea to President Putin to halt criminal prosecution for nonviolent protests and to free political prisoners!

10 June 2021 In the photo: Boris Altshuler, director of Right of the Child, a civic organisation to promote children’s rights, and a member of the Moscow Helsinki Group  Source:…

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OVD-Info: Statement on the prosecution of Ivan Pavlov and Team 29

Ivan Pavlov of Team 29 30 April 2021 Source: OVD-Info Today our colleague Ivan Pavlov, the head of Team 29, was detained. A search is being conducted in the organisation’s…

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Lawyers’ Open letter: “We demand an end to arbitrary actions against Ivan Pavlov.”

30 April 2021 In the photo, Karina Moskalenko, lawyer, international attorney, member of Moscow Helsinki Group and one of the signatories of the open letter. Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original…

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Lev Ponomarev: “I’m rubber and you’re glue; your words bounce off me and stick to you.” Extremists go after the Anti-Corruption Foundation.

19 April 2021 Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Эхо Москвы] Pictured left is Lev Ponomarev, human-rights activist, member of the Moscow Helsinki Group One of the authors of the text,…

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Arseny Levinson: On Arseny Roginsky, the responsibility of historians and legal proceedings regarding the opening of FSB archives

31 March 2021 By Arseny Levinson, human rights defender, lawyer, an expert of the Institute of human rights, laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Facebook]…

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