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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When torture becomes “everyday work”: Olga Romanova on what’s going on in the prison colonies of Vladimir region and across Russia

25 March 2021 Current Time interviews Olga Romanova, director of the human rights organisation Russia Behind Bars and recipient of the Moscow-Helsinki Group prize Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Current…

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‘They were using secret documents’: how the trial began to challenge the status of ‘media-based foreign agent’

24 March 2021 Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Дождь] On 24th March, the first session was held of the administrative appeal of the human rights defender,  a member of the…

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Vyacheslav Bakhmin on how to remain free in a time of unfreedom: “For me, freedom means acting in accordance with one’s beliefs […] and preserving one’s sense of dignity.”

20 March 2021 A discussion with Vyacheslav Bakhmin, co-chair of the Moscow Helsinki Group, by Takie dela Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Такие дела] Today we have almost unlimited access…

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Valery Borshchev: Nowadays society is becoming more and more concerned about the situation inside prisons.

11 March 2021 an interview with Valery Borshchev, co-chair of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Радио Свобода] Moscow’s Public Oversight Commission (POC) for the defence of…

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Lev Ponomarev: On the latest developments in the ‘Ingush case’

19 March 2021 by Lev Ponomarev, human rights defender and member of the Moscow Helskinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Эхо Москвы] "THIS MESSAGE (MATERIAL) IS CREATED AND DISTRIBUTED…

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Moscow POC members sign appeal in support of Marina Litvinovich

7 March 2021 Pictured left: Valery Borshchev, co-chair of the Moscow Helsinki Group, one of the authors of the law on public oversight in the Russian Federation, a former member…

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Lev Ponomarev: “I am not tired. I am not going anywhere.”

2 March 2021 By Lev Ponomarev, human rights activist, member of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Эхо Москвы, 2.03.2021] ‘THIS MESSAGE (MATERIAL) HAS BEEN CREATED AND…

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