Law of the Week: Four more media outlets designated under the ‘foreign agent’ law.

Week-ending 10 September 2021 On 4 September 2021 the Russian ministry of justice designated four more media outlets as 'foreign agents'. These were: Altair 2021 LLC, Vega 2021 LLC, Editor-in-Chief…

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Zoya Svetova: “There is a goal to ‘clean up the media’, and they are cleaning it up”

16 July 2021 by Zoya Svetova, journalist, human rights activist and laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group Award Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: МБХ медиа] When, in the spring of…

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“Before the First Star.” Leonid Nikitinsky on the designation of the Institute for Law & Public Policy as a ‘foreign agent’

 17 July 2021 by Leonid Nikitinsky, Novaya gazeta correspondent, member of the Presidential Council on Human Rights and Civil Society, laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group Prize for Human Rights…

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Vera Vasilieva on those imprisoned: ‘Under the hammer of repression’

20 July 2021 by Vera Vasilieva, independent journalist, head of Radio Svoboda's project 'Svoboda and Memorial,' laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group prize Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Радио Свобода]…

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Vera Vasilieva on the case of Aleksei Pichugin: the main cold case of Putin’s Russia

8 July 2021 Nikolai Vasiliev of Sobesednik.ru in coversation with the human rights journalist Vera Vasilieva about the case of Aleksei Pichugin Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Собеседник] Aleksei…

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Vera Vasilieva on Aleksei Pichugin’s 18 years: the wrong sorts of changes

19 June 2021 by Vera Vasilieva, independent journalist, leader of Radio Svoboda's project Svoboda and Memorial, winner of the Moscow Helsinki Group prize Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Радио Свобода,…

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Zoya Svetova: “This is an absolute desecration and mockery of public monitoring”

25 May 2021 Pictured: Zoya Svetova, winner of the Moscow Helsinki Group Prize. Photo by Svetlana Vidanova / Novaya gazeta Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Echo of Moscow, 05/25/2021]…

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Eva Merkacheva: On the ban on lawyers bringing electronic devides into penal colonies.

25 May 2021 By Eva Merkasheva, journalist, laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group Prize, member of the Moscow Public Monitoring Commission Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Московский комсомолец] On 25…

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Zoya Svetova remembers Mikhail Timenchik: “Mishka made light of the darkness, and it would retreat in disgrace.”

1 June 2021 Source: Facebook Can a photograph capture love and memory? What can a photograph tell us about a group of friends, their conversations, their jokes, their lives together?…

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