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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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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Leonid Nikitinsky: Un-Real Politik. How Dr. Lev Ponomarev earned the title “Russia’s Enemy No. 1”

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

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Leonid Nikitinsky: The Human Rights Council is still divided, and that is a good thing

6 February 2021 By Leonid Nikitinsky, Novaya Gazeta columnist, member of the Presidential Council for Civil Society and Human Rights, and recipient of the Moscow Helsinki Group prize for human…

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Leonid Nikitinsky: How the president reacts, or doesn’t, to human rights defenders.

11 December 2020 By Leonid Nikitinsky, Novaya gazeta columnist, member of the Presidential Council for Human Rights and laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group Prize for the Protection of Human…

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Leonid Nikitinsky interviews Stanislav Dmitrievsky: ‘Discussing convictions of another sort.’

8 December 2020 For what actions and on what principles will people be judged at the 'Russian Nuremberg'? Leonid Nikitinsky interviews Stanislav Dmitrievsky, the co-author of the report on transitional…

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Leonid Nikitinsky: A “Lepers’ Constitution”

3 December 2020 Leonid Nikitinsky, Novaya gazeta correspondent, member of the Presidential Council on Human Rights and Civil Society, laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group Prize for Human Rights Source:…

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Leonid Nikitinsky on the situation of lawyers in Belarus: “Attacks on the Defence”

16 November 2020 By Leonid Nikitinsky, Novaya Gazeta columnist, member of the Presidential Council for Human Rights and laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group’s Human Rights Award Source: Moscow Helsinki…

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Leonid Nikitinsky: When a secret of state becomes public knowledge

24 October 2020 Leonid Nikitinsky, Novaya gazeta columnist, member of the Presidential Council for Human Rights, laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group’s Human Rights Award  Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original…

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