Aleksandr Podrabinek: Let the UN die a quiet death

27 December 2022 by Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Vot-Tak.TV On 26 December, the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry issued a statement on the illegitimacy of the Russian Federation being on the UN Security…

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Leonid Nikitinsky: The Moscow Helsinki Group’s impending liquidation is the sad but logical result of attitudes toward human rights in the Russian Federation [Novaya gazeta]

20 December 2022 by Leonid Nikitinsky, journalist,  doctor of jurisprudence, and laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group human rights prize. Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Novaya Gazeta. Europe] There is…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: Decline into Stalinism

19 December 2022 by Aleksandr Podrabinek  Source: Vot-Tak.TV  In his column for Vot-Tak, Russian journalist and human rights activist Aleksandr Podrabinek discusses the breakdown of the judicial system in the…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: Sexual Ignorance of the Russian Government

12 December 2022 by Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Vot-Tak.TV In Russia, they are to cease issuing certificates to films containing materials ‘promoting non-traditional sexual relationships or preferences, paedophilia or sex change.’…

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‘Fuel for despotism.’ Aleksandr Podrabinek on the list of resentments

7 December 2022 by Aleksandr Podrabinek   Source: Radio Liberty Nature has given the ordinary human being five senses. Soviet power, as the joke then went, brought out a sixth sense…

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Ivan Safronov stands in a defendant's cage prior to a hearing at the Lefortovsky district court in Moscow, 7 July 2020. Photo: Moscow News Agency PAP/EPA.

Lev Shlosberg on the sentencing of Ivan Safronov

7 December 2022 by Lev Shlosberg Source: Facebook Ivan Safronov stands in a defendant's cage prior to a hearing at the Lefortovsky district court in Moscow, 7 July 2020. Photo:…

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‘Knowledge of the law is no help here, for such is the “law”’ – Leonid Nikitinsky on how ‘foreign agent’ lawyers operate in Russia

29 November 2022 by Leonid Nikitinsky, journalist, PhD in law, and Moscow Helsinki Group prize winner Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Novaya Gazeta. Europe] Ahead of the 1 December entry…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: A Private Concert Hall vs. Pro-Regime Scum

30 November 2022  By Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Vot-Tak.TV The war against Ukraine, political repressions, mobilization, price rises, and the population’s noticeable impoverishment—all this could drive anyone, even the most balanced…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: ‘A Bad Scenario. What Russians Can Expect from a War Against Ukraine’ [published 28 November 2021]

28 November 2021 by Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Vot-Tak.TV If you take a close look at the dynamics of the political processes over the last ten years, it’s easy to guess…

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