Ekaterinburg human rights defender Anna Pastukhova has died

5 May 2021 Source: Moscow Helsinki Group In Ekaterinburg on the evening of 4 May, Anna Pastukhova, the head of the Ekaterinburg Memorial Society, passed away. The cause of death…

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Arseny Levinson: On Arseny Roginsky, the responsibility of historians and legal proceedings regarding the opening of FSB archives

31 March 2021 By Arseny Levinson, human rights defender, lawyer, an expert of the Institute of human rights, laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Facebook]…

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Person of the Week: Yury Dmitriev

Week-ending 19 February 2021 On 16 February St. Petersburg's Third Court of Cassation upheld on appeal the 13-year prison sentence handed down to Yury Dmitriev, Gulag historian and long-time head…

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New threats to Russian civil society: Human rights activists appeal to representatives of the Council of Europe

24 January 2021 Request for an urgent critical reaction within the Council of Europe to the adoption of new repressive laws in the Russian Federation that further restrict the activities…

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Podcast No. 50. Simon & Sergei – in memory of Arseny Roginsky

Today our podcast is dedicated to Arseny Borisovich Roginsky (1946-2017) who passed away on this day, 18 December, three years ago. We were lucky enough to do a long interview…

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Remember the Date: On 18 December 2017, Arseny Roginsky, leader of Memorial, died.

Arseny Borisovich Roginsky, Soviet-era dissident and founder and long-term chair of the International Memorial Society, died on 18 December 2020. For more information, see 'Arseny Roginsky,' Wikipedia See also on…

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Vera Vasilyeva: Thinking Differently. On Memorial and Book Lovers

22 September 2020 By Vera Vasilyeva, freelance journalist, co-ordinator of the Radio Liberty project ‘Freedom and Memorial’, winner of the Moscow Helsinki Group Human Rights Award Source: Moscow Helsinki Group…

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From Our Archive. An Interview with Arseny Roginsky: ‘The authorities still do not understand what freedom of association means’ (2013)

26 April 2013 An interview with Arseny Roginsky, chair of the board of the International Memorial Society Rights in Russia: What is the International Memorial Society today?  Arseny Roginsky: Today Memorial is…

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Podcast Simon & Sergei: Rights in Russia week-ending 8 May 2020 with Elena Zhemkova

This week Simon Cosgrove and Sergei Nikitin talk with Elena Zhemkova (pictured), executive director of International Memorial. International Memorial is one of the oldest civil society organisations in Russia and…

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