Arkady Liubarev: The vote has been postponed, but the problems remain

27 March 2020 By Arkady Liubarev, election expert Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Ekho Moskvy] Voting on the non-referendum – Aleksandr Kynev invented this word – has been postponed indefinitely.…

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Dmitry Makarov: Moscow Helsinki Group Calls on Authorities to Adopt Urgent Measures to Counteract Outbreaks of COVID-19 in Detention Facilities

30 March 2020 Dmitry Makarov, co-chair of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: ОГФ] The Moscow Helsinki Group calls on Russian authorities to take urgent measures…

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Sergei Krivenko: The draft is not going to be called off. The army is expecting new recruits.

27 March 2020 Sergei Krivenko, coordinator of the Citizen and Army human rights initiative, a member of the Moscow Helsinki Group, spoke on Radio Russia. The programme was presented by…

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Yury Samodurov: My Response and Plea to Those About to Vote Against the Constitutional Amendments

23 March 2020 Yury Samodurov, human rights activist, former director of the Andrei Sakharov Museum and Civic Centre Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Ekho Moskvy] Esteemed opponents of the…

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Sergei Pashin: The coronavirus is making access to justice harder for Russians and slowing down the work of the courts

18 March 2020 Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Radio Sputnik] The Russian Supreme Court has suspended consideration of some of its cases because of the coronavirus pandemic. In Russia…

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Anita Soboleva: Is it necessary to entrench the priority of the Constitution over international treaties?

Photo: Anna Artemeva / Novaya gazeta 6 March 2020 Anita Soboleva is a senior lawyer with the Institute of Law and Public Policy, a senior lecturer in the department of…

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