Galina Arapova on the dawn of ‘neo-censorship’: the pressure on Russian journalism and the new law on out-of-court blocking

8 July 2021 an interview with Galina Arapova director of the Mass Media Defence Centre and laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group human rights award by Novaya Gazeta correspondent Daria…

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Galina Arapova on the investigation into the Proekt journalists: ‘A new interpretation of the statute of limitations’.

29 June 2021 An interview with Galina Arapova, director of the Mass Media Defence Centre Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: МБХ медиа] The searches of staff of Proekt Media carried…

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“What? This is a trick from the Gulag!” Genri Reznik on the offer by Ivan Safronov’s investigator to sell him a call to his mother.

29 June 2021 Pictured: Genri Reznik, a lawyer and member of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Новая газета] Investigator for especially important cases of the FSB,…

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Karinna Moskalenko: Torture in Russia – how it goes

30 June 2021 by Karinna Moskalenko, attorney, international lawyer, member of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Эхо Москвы] On 28 June 2021, a group of lawyers…

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ECtHR awarded Irkutsk victim of police torture 11,000 euros

21 June 2021 by Irina Sergeeva, lawyer, Moscow Helsinki Group volunteer Source: Moscow Helsinki Group On 15 June 2021, the European Court of Human Rights came to a decision on…

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Maria Eismont on the jailing of Pussy Riot member Liusya Shtein for 15 days

26 June 2021 by Maria Eismont, lawyer Source: Facebook JUDGE: All right, then, Liudmila Petrovna, stand up. Is the police record correctly stated? 22 June, 12:30, Afansievsky Lane, officers asked…

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Podcast No. 78. Simon & Sergei – with Vanessa Kogan

This week our guest on the podcast is Vanessa Kogan, director of the Legal Initiative Project. Over the years, the project's lawyers have provided legal assistance to thousands of people.…

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“Russia on the road to freedom of assembly: problems and tools for change”. Roman Kiselev on studies conducted by human rights activists

Roman Kiselev 10 June 2021 by Roman Kiselev, human rights lawyer and head of legal programmes at the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group The problem of freedom of…

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Pavel Chikov on the legal aspects of compulsory vaccination: “An application to the ECtHR would be pointless.”

17 June 2021 by Pavel Chikov, head of the Agora international human rights group: Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Эхо Москвы] In connection with the expected decision on compulsory…

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The Prosecutor’s Office will represent Russia at the European Court of Human Rights – previously a responsibility of the Ministry of Justice. What does this mean for applicants and lawyers? [Advokatskaya ulitsa]

2 June 2021 Lawyer’s street (Advokatskaya ulitsa) asks lawyers Aleksandr Peredruk and Kirill Koroteev about a new development in Russia's representation at the European Court of Human Rights.  Source: Moscow…

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