‘A complete fabrication’: former head of Perm Memorial comments on the criminal case regarding removal of archives

19 May 2023 By Veronika Svizeva Source: Perm Centre for Historical Memory Robert Latypov commented on the FSB information. Photo: archive 59.RU, Sergei Fedoseev On 19 May, FSB officers conducted…

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This time, though, we are leaving something else—a piece from our (now seized) office with the Memorial logo.

Katyn: April 2023

11 May 2023 Source: Perm Centre for Historical Memory Every April we try to go to the Katyn memorial complex in Smolensk Oblast to remember the Polish prisoners of war…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: In search of Nazis

22 March 2023 by Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Vot-Tak.TV On 21 March in the early hours of the morning officers from the Investigative Committee and ‘Centre-E’ [anti-extremism police] searched the Moscow…

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Irina Shcherbakova: Why monuments to Stalin are appearing in the Russian Federation

4 March 2023 On the eve of the seventieth anniversary of Iosif Stalin’s death, Deutsche Welle's Anastasia Butsko spoke with historian Irina Shcherbakova Source: Deutsche Welle Irina Shcherbakova, cofounder of…

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Arseny Roginsky: ‘We live in a world of unsettled outcomes’

18 December 2022 A speech by the late Arseny Roginsky, co-founder and long-time head of Memorial, that he delivered on 14 November 2014 in Brussels to mark the award to…

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Aleksandr Cherkasov: ‘Life in Search of Meaning: Enlightening Hearts.’ Speech at the Global Peace Photo Award ceremony on 14 November 2022 at the Austrian Parliament

Photo: Nikita Mouraviev 2 December 2022 by Aleksandr Cherkasov Speech delivered at the Global Peace Photo Award ceremony on 14 November 2022 at the Austrian Parliament Good evening. And thank…

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Read more about the article ‘Dovlatov’s phrase about “four million denunciations” is a dangerous falsehood.’ Aleksandr Cherkasov on repressions, the Nobel Prize and the state of human rights advocacy [Bumaga]
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‘Dovlatov’s phrase about “four million denunciations” is a dangerous falsehood.’ Aleksandr Cherkasov on repressions, the Nobel Prize and the state of human rights advocacy [Bumaga]

Photo: Nikita Mouraviev/ Facebook 21 November 2022 by Aleksandr Cherkasov Source: Bumaga This year, the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to human rights activists: the chair of the Belarusian movement Viasna,…

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Attempt to reverse liquidation of Memorial unsuccessful [Kommersant]

9 November 2022 by Aleksei Sviridov & Maria Starikova  Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Коммерсантъ] For the third time, Memorial Human Rights Centre failed in its appeal against the earlier…

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Aleksandr Cherkasov: We have far more work to do than we have resources to do it

16 October 2022 An interview with Aleksandr Cherkasov, head of the Memorial Human Rights Defence Centre, laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group human rights award Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’ on the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize 2022: Political repression in Russia has allowed the Kremlin to unleash its aggressive war against Ukraine

14 October 2022 Statement by the project, ‘Political Prisoners. Memorial,’  on the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial It was a very pleasant surprise for us…

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