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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Leonid Nikitinsky: Ex-head of Human Rights Council Mikhail Fedotov, Liudmila Ulitskaya, and attorney Maria Eismont receive Moscow Helsinki Group awards

13 May 2021 by Leonid Nikitinsky, a columnist at Novaya gazeta, member of the Presidential Human Rights Council, and winner of the Moscow-Helsinki Group prize Source: Mosow Helsinki Group [original…

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Elena Milashina: ‘I can’t tolerate cowards.’ Why I am refusing the Franco-German Prize For Human Rights

9 April 2021 by Elena Milashina, columnist of Novaya Gazeta, winner of the Moscow Helsinki Group Prize Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Новая газета] UPDATED 11.04.2021: The Novy Urengoy police have…

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“Navalny is on hunger strike for a prisoner’s legal right to a doctor from outside” An open letter to Patriarch Kirill by Zoya Svetova and others

14 April 2021 The photo (left) shows Zoya Svetova, journalist, human rights activist, winner of the Moscow Helsinki Group Prize Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Zoya Svetova, Facebook] This…

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Leonid Nikitinsky: What the Constitutional Court’s ruling on domestic violence really means – and what it has to do with the ‘Dadin’ article

9 April 2021 by Leonid Nikitinsky, Novaya Gazeta columnist, member of the Presidential Council of the Russian Federation on Human Rights, and recipient of the Moscow Helsinki Group prize for…

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Vera Vasilieva: The system’s philosophy. On ‘flight risks.’

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

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