Legal Case of the Week. Seven convicted in New Greatness trial; three receive long prison terms.

Week-ending 7 August 2020 On Thursday, 6 August, 2020, Judge Aleksandr Maslov at the Lyublino district court announced guilty verdicts against seven members of the so-called New Greatness movement on…

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Legal Case of the Week: Yulia Galiamina charged over involvement in peaceful protests

Week-ending 31 July 2020 Photo of Yulia Galiamina: Facebook On Friday, 31 July, Meduza reported that investigators launched a criminal case against Moscow City Duma deputy Yulia Galyamina for “repeated…

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Legal Case of the Week: Prosecutors object to parole for Jehovah’s Witness Dennis Christensen

Week-ending 3 July 2020 Dennis Christensen (behind the windows) talks with his interpreter at the Zheleznodorzhy District Court in Oryol, January 28, 2019 © 2019 Human Rights Watch Prosecutors in Russia…

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Legal Case of the Week: Military court dismisses appeal by Emir-Usein Kuku and five co-defendants

Week-ending 26 June 2020 From left Arsen Dzhepparov, Refat Alimov, Vadim Siruk, Inver Bekirov, Emir-Usein Kuku and, far right Muslim Aliev Photo Crimean Solidarity On 26 June the Military Court…

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Legal Case of the Week: Svetlana Prokopyeva

Week-ending 19 June 2020 Russian journalist Svetlana Prokopyeva facing trial over terrorism commentary New York, June 15, 2020 – In advance of tomorrow’s trial of Russian journalist Svetlana Prokopyeva on…

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