Grigory Melkonyants: On a bill on elections in wartime

10 March 2022 by Grigory Melkonyants Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Facebook] In December 2021, the State Duma passed a bill on the regulation of remote electronic voting. My…

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Grigory Melkonyants: A decision for which we had to wait ten years

16 November 2021 by Grigory Melkonyants, co-chair of the Golos  movement for the defence of voters' rights and laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group Award Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original…

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Podcast No. 92. Simon & Sergei – with Grigory Melkonyants

Our guest this week on the podcast is Grigory Melkonyants. Grigory Melkonyants is a Russian human rights activist, lawyer and co-chair of Golos, the movement to protect voters' rights. This…

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Grigory Melkonyants on why Golos has been classified as a ‘foreign agent’

22 October 2021 by Grigory Melkonyants, co-chair of the Golos movement for the defence of voters’ rights, an independent election-monitoring organisation, and laureate of the prize of the Moscow Helsinki…

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Statement: Political analysts call on Ella Pamfilova not to prevent them researching the Russian elections

22 September 2021 Pictured: Elena Lukyanova, lawyer, professor at the Free University, laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group prize and one of the signatories of the appeal Source: Moscow Helsinki…

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New Golos report on election campaigning and the authorities’ mobilisation of the voters

14 September 2021 by Grigory Melkonyants, co-chair of voters’ rights movement Golos and laureate of a Moscow-Helsinki Group award Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Facebook] An analytical report on election…

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Grigory Melkonyants: The Central Election Commission cancels live video broadcasts from polling stations

14 July 2021 by Grigory Melkonyants, co-chair of Golos, a movement for the defence of voters' rights and winner of the Moscow Helsinki Group award Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [Original Source : facebook.com/grigory.melkonyants,]…

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Grigory Melkonyants on why nine million Russians can’t be elected

22 June 2021 by Grigory Melkonyants, co-chair of the electoral rights defence movement Golos [Voice] and laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group prize Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Эхо Москвы]…

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Grigory Melkonyants: Key findings from the Golos Report on the results of the Single Day of Voting 2020

15 October 2020 By Grigory Melkonyants, co-chair of the Golos movement For the full text of the original article, see here Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Facebook] 1. The transition…

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Grigory Melkonyants: People should be concerned not about the fairness of the elections overall but specifically about protecting the integrity of their own vote

18 September 2020 Elena Zholobova interviews Grigory Melkonyants, co-chair of the Golos movement, on the lessons of the recent elections Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Internet Journal “7x7”] The September…

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