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…

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

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:…

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

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…

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

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…

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

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,…

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

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]…

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

Lev Ponomarev: The FSB is setting fire to the Caucasus. A new story about masked men

2 April 2021 by Lev Ponomarev, human rights defender, member of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source:: Echo Moskvy] Something unimaginable is happening before our very…

Continue ReadingLev Ponomarev: The FSB is setting fire to the Caucasus. A new story about masked men

Memorial Human Rights Centre: Krasnoyarsk resident who mistakenly pepper-sprayed FSB officers is a political prisoner

9 March 2021 Artem Zagrebelny was sentenced to five years in prison for violence against law enforcement officers who attacked him in the lift of the apartment building where he…

Continue ReadingMemorial Human Rights Centre: Krasnoyarsk resident who mistakenly pepper-sprayed FSB officers is a political prisoner