Irina Shcherbakova: Europe is wrong to fear driving Putin into a corner

16 June 2022 Sergei Satanovsky talks to Irina Shcherbakova for Deutsche Welle Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: DW] Irina Shcherbakova, head of the Memorial education council and laureate of the…

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“Опять двадцать пять!” Bill Bowring asks Marina Agaltsova 25 questions

Professor Bill Bowring’s guest this week on “25 Questions” is Marina Agaltsova. A human rights lawyer, Marina Agaltsova worked for Memorial Human Rights Centre in Moscow until its recent enforced…

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“Опять двадцать пять!” Bill Bowring asks Elena Zhemkova 25 questions

Professor Bill Bowring’s guest this week on “25 Questions” is Elena Zhemkova, for many years executive director of the Memorial Historical, Educational and Human Rights Society, based in Moscow. A…

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Aleksandr Cherkasov: ‘The curtain is coming down.’ Speech in court on the liquidation of Memorial Human Rights Centre

Aleksandr Cherkasov 5 April 2022 by Aleksandr Cherkasov, chair of the board of Memorial Human Rights Centre, laureate of a Moscow Helsinki Group human rights award Source: Moscow Helsinki Group…

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22 years before Bucha. Human rights activist Oleg Orlov on how Memorial investigated civilian murders in Chechnya [Mediazona]

8 April 2022 By Dima Shvets Source: Mediazona During the two wars in Chechnya, soldiers in the Russian army were accused more than once of killing civilians during mop-up operations.…

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“Опять двадцать пять!” Sergei Nikitin asks Irina Shcherbakova 25 questions

This week Professor Bill Bowring is on vacation and Sergei Nikitin steps in to ask Irina Shcherbakova “25 Questions.” Irina Shcherbakova is a Russian historian and a founding member of Memorial. She won…

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Reuben Woolley reviews ‘OST: Letters, Memoirs and Stories from Ostarbeiter in Nazi Germany’ by Memorial

21 February 2022 by Reuben Woolley Reuben Woolley reviews OST: Letters, Memoirs and Stories from Ostarbeiter in Nazi Germany, edited by Alena Kozlova, Nikolai Mikhailov, Irina Ostrovskaya and Irina Scherbakova, translated by…

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Rights in Russia interview – with Andrea Gullotta, an expert on the history of the Gulag

Mary Page talks with Andrea Gullotta, lecturer in Russian at the University of Glasgow. Andrea is an expert on the history of the Gulag and president of Memorial Italia (http://www.memorialitalia.it/)…

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