Leonid Nikitinsky: The Swan Song of the European Court of Human Rights – the Strasbourg Court’s decision on the complaints from ‘foreign agent’ NGOs was both an encyclopedia of state tyranny and a collection of amusing stories from Russian ‘legal life’

16 June 2022 by Leonid Nikitinsky, journalist, doctor of jurisprudence, and laureate of the MKhG [Moscow Helsinki Group] human rights prize, special to Novaya Gazeta. Europe Source: Moscow Helsinki Group…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: Imagine wearing “fascist” clothes

8 June 2022 by Aleksandr Podrabinek This English translation was first published by Desk Russie and is republished here by kind permission. You can find out more about Desk Russie here. The article was…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: Rumors of the Advantages of Putin’s Death Are Somewhat Exaggerated

31 May 2022 by Aleksandr Podrabinek  Source: Vot-Tak.TV British intelligence is doubtless a more reliable source than “British scholars.” So it’s forgivable to cite them, although no intelligence service in…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: On Sanctions – and the Danger of Overdosing

30 May 2022 by Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Radio Svoboda Any medicine becomes poison in excessive doses. This goes for politics as well as medicine. Western sanctions against Russia, despite being…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: A Step Forwards

19 May 2022 by Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Vot-tak.tv A bill is being drafted in the US Senate which will give American courts the right to try war crimes committed abroad,…

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