Leonid Nikitinsky: The ‘grandfathers’ took offence. On why the propaganda amendments to the Criminal Code about ‘humiliation of veterans’ are dangerous.

18 March 2021 by Leonid Nikitinsky, columnist for Novaya Gazeta, member of the Presidential Council for Civil Society and Human Rights, winner of the Moscow Helsinki Group Prize Source: Moscow…

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Elena Milashina: Kadyrov Regiment Senior Sergeant Suleyman Gezmakhmayev speaks out for the first time about the extrajudicial killings of Chechnya residents without hiding the names of the executioners

15 March 2021 By Elena Milashina, a journalist at Novaya gazeta, laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group Prize Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Новая газета] Kadyrov Regiment Senior Sergeant Suleyman…

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Legal Case of the Week: Concerns that Ukrainian journalist Vladislav Yesypenko has been tortured after his ‘confession’ on television in Crimea.

Week-ending 26 March 2021 Credit : screenshot from the interview of Krym24 via Reporters without Borders On 18 March 2021 a TV-channel in Russia-controlled Crimea broadcast what it calls an…

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Person of the Week: Elena Milashina facing death threats, intimidation and physical attacks for her reporting on Chechnya

Week-ending 26 March 2021 Source: Wikipedia Elena Milashina, a journalist who works for Novaya gazeta, is facing death threats, intimidation, and physical attacks and there are serious concerns over her…

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Vera Vasilieva: Prison and dignity. On the case of Marina Litvinovich.

12 March 2021 by Vera Vasilieva, an independent journalist, host of Radio Liberty’s “Freedom and Memorial,” and laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group Prize for Human Rights Source: Moscow Helsinki…

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Leonid Nikitinsky: The explusion of Litvinovich from the remand centres

6 March 2021 by Leonid Nikitinsky, Novaya Gazeta correspondent, member of the Presidential Council on Human Rights and Civil Society (HRC), laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group Prize for Human…

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Vera Vasilieva: Aims and Methods. On the Atmosphere of Hatred

17 February 2021 by Vera Vasilyeva, independent journalist, host of Freedom and Memorial, winner of the Moscow Helsinki Group award Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Radio Liberty] In the week…

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Zoya Svetova: From Khodorkovsky to Navalny – Chronicle of a Kamikaze Justice System

25 January 2021 By Zoya Svetova Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [Ekho Moskvy] Hi, my name is Zoya Svetova. I am a columnist for MBK Media and I have been writing…

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