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…

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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…

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Vladimir Kara-Murza: The Bellingcat Investigation

12 February 2021 by Vladimir Kara-Murza, chair of the Boris Nemtsov Foundation Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Ekho Moskvy] It turns out that they are totally different feelings: to understand…

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Lev Ponomarev on a tale of how doing business with the FSB turned sour: Crimea is ours and the generators are ours.

26 February 2021 By Lev Ponomarev, chairman of the national public organization For Human Rights, member of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Ekho Moskvy] "THIS MESSAGE…

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Lev Ponomarev on the prosecution of Azat Miftakhov: Another “Major Criminal Case”

9 January 2021 By Lev Ponomarev, executive director of For Human Rights, member of the Moscow Helsinki Group:  Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Echo Moskvy] “THIS COMMUNICATION HAS BEEN CREATED…

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Person of the Week: Aleksei Navalny announces he will return to Russia on 17 January 2021

Week-ending 15 January 2021 On 13 January 2021 Aleksei Navalny announced he would be returning to Russia on 17 January 2021. This week Russia’s Military Investigative Committee (a department subordinate…

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Quote for the Week. “The FSB should be eliminated in its present form” – Lev Ponomarev, Valery Borshchev, Svetlana Gannushkina.
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Quote for the Week. “The FSB should be eliminated in its present form” – Lev Ponomarev, Valery Borshchev, Svetlana Gannushkina.

Week-ending 1 January 2020 "The Federal Security Service should be eliminated in its present form, and its activities over the entire period of its existence should be studied closely. Russia…

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Legal Case of the Week: Criminal investigation against Liubov Sobol

Week-ending 25 December 2020 Photo: Wikipedia On 25 December 2020 police raided the home of Liubov Sobol, a lawyer who works for Aleksei Navalny's Anti-Corruption Foundation (now closed by the…

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Person of the Week: Aleksei Navalny publishes phone conversation with alleged participant in assassination attempt

Week-ending 25 December 2020 On 21 December Aleksei Navalny, currently living in Germany after the attempt to assassinate him with Novichok, published a recording of a telephone call he claims was…

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