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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Vyacheslav Bakhmin: “Moscow is now very closely involved in efforts to suppress the nationwide protests in Belarus.”

10 September 2020 Co-chair of the Moscow Helsinki Group, Vyacheslav Bakhmin on the situation in Belarus and the Kremlin’s position Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Русская служба «Голоса Америки»] Maria…

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Genri Reznik: Olga Egorova’s epoch has come to an end. How will her 20-year tenure at Moscow City Court be remembered?

11 September 2020 Pictured: Genri Reznik; lawyer, vice president of the Russian Federal Bar Association, first vice president of the Moscow Bar Association, member of the Moscow Helsinki Group, and…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek and other former Soviet political prisoners: Immediately End All Support for the Lukashenka Regime

14 September 2020 Pictured: Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Aleksandr Podrabinek's Facebook page A Statement by Former Soviet Political Prisoners Horrific news is coming from Belarus. People, detained during peaceful protests, are…

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Kirill Koroteev: Russia may be punished for using chemical weapons

5 September 2020 By Kirill Koroteev, head of international legal practice at Agora International Human Rights Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: VTimes] On the basis of the statement by…

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Valery Borshchev: “Today, those who hold democratic and independent opinions and are willing to defend their point of view will feel in even greater danger than before.”

3 September 2020 Pictured: Valery Borshchev, co-chair of Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source:  Russia Service of the Voice of America] There is growing outrage around the world…

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