Statement by Soviet-era Political Prisoners: “We are outraged by this return to the worst times of state terror in our country. We declare our solidarity with today’s political prisoners and express our sympathy and support.”

8 February 2021 Pictured: Sergei Kovalev, member of the Public Commission to Protect the Legacy of Academician Sakharov, chair of Russian Memorial, member of the Moscow Helsinki Group, one of…

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Natella Boltyanskaya: What does one do in prison? Think. There’s no better place for it. On Sergei Kovalev’s 90th birthday

2 March 2020 Natella Boltyanskaya is a journalist and a winner of a Moscow Helsinki Group award Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Ekho Moskvy] Sergei Adamovich Kovalev can be an…

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Sergei Kovalev: ‘It was a time when you said what was true and important for society’

2 March 2020 Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Kommersant] On 2 March Sergei Adamovich Kovalev, one of the most famous Russian human rights defenders and a member of the…

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