Aleksandr Baeva on protest in modern Russia. What is ‘discrediting the army’?  What can you be charged for?

1 June 2022 an interview with Aleksandr Baeva, a lawyer with OVD-Info Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Cherta] Since the end of February, more than 16,000 people have been…

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Karinna Moskalenko: And Europe should learn its lessons from this too

28 May 2022 by Karinna Moskalenko Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Facebook] The International Protection Centre has received notification from the European Court of Human Rights that the long-awaited…

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Karinna Moskalenko: Learn lessons and start a new drive to join the Council of Europe. But, first of all, the current madness must be stopped

20 May 2022 by Karinna Moskalenko, human rights lawyer and member of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Фейсбук] There is a “Ministerial” in Turin (Italy) today…

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Rights in Russia interview – with Lisa Sundstrom on Russia, civil society, human rights and international law

Mary Page Lisa Sundstrom Mary Page talks with Lisa Sundstrom, a professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of British Columbia where she teaches courses in international…

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Konstantin Dobrynin: “Russia is part of Europe; it’s not some backwater”

4 May 2022 by Konstantin Dobrynin, lawyer [advokat] Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Росбалт] Debates over the practicality of establishing new judicial or quasi-judicial bodies along the model of the…

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‘A list of enemies of the people.’ Now anyone can become a foreign agent in Russia. An interview with Galina Arapova [Radio Svoboda]

28 April 2022 Extracts from an interview with media lawyer Galina Arapova by  Alina Pinchuk and Liubov Chizhova Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Radio Svoboda] A comprehensive register of foreign…

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Maksim Krupsky on the dangers presented by the new bill on ‘foreign agents’ [Advokatskaya ulitsa]

26 April 2022 'The final solution to the ‘foreign agents' issue' - Advokatskaya ultisa interviews lawyer Maksim Krupsky Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Advokatskaya ulitsa] At the beginning of…

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‘Destination: The Hague.’ An interview with international lawyer Sergei Golubok on who faces retribution for war crimes in Ukraine and when [Novaya gazeta]

20 April 2022 by Irina Tumakova, special to Novaya Gazeta. Europe An interview with international lawyer Sergei Golubok on who faces retribution for war crimes in Ukraine and when Source:…

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Pavel Chikov: 12 National Guard officers from Krasnodar have refused to serve in Ukraine

24 March 2022 by Pavel Chikov Source: Telegram 12 National Guard officers from the Krasnodar riot police [OMON] have refused to serve in Ukraine On 25 February Police Captain Farid…

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The last train to Strasbourg leaves on 15 September. Karinna Moskalenko in conversation with Leonid Nikitinsky

20 March 2022 Leonid Nikitinsky in conversation with Karinna Moskalenko Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: "Новая газета"] The European Court will continue to consider applications by Russians that have already…

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