Aleksandr Podrabinek: School – to arms! Why Russian adolescents have 70 hours of war a year

11 November 2022  by Aleksandr Podrabinek  Source: Vot-Tak.TV The waves of military-patriotic hysteria raised by state propaganda have reached our schools. Education Minister Sergei Kravtsov has announced the introduction of…

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Aleksandr Cherkasov: No one could have imagined ‘37 coming in the guise of ‘41

20 October 2022 Aleksandr Cherkasov, human rights activist, laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group prize Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Radio Svoboda] For a long time and at great length,…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: Grom nuclear training exercises are like a repetition of recent history

27 October 2022  by Aleksandr Podrabinek  Source: Vot-Tak.TV The Grom nuclear training exercises under way right now in Russia are not a thunderclap [grom] out of a clear blue sky.…

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Vladimir Ryakhovsky: Legal Opinion on the Replacement of Alternative Civilian Service by Military Service through Mobilisation

29 September 2022 by Vladimir Ryakhovsky, attorney at law, member of the Presidential Council for Civil Society and Human Rights Source: Moscow Helsinki Group Federal Law No. 113-FZ of 25…

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Aleksandr Cherkasov: The People Who Shot at Our Fathers

26 June 2022 by Aleksandr Cherkasov, member of the board of Memorial Human Rights Defence Centre Source: Novaya gazeta General Surovikin commands the “South” group in Ukraine. In August 1991,…

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Memorial: On the massive missile attack against Ukraine

10 October 2022 by the Board of Memorial Human Rights Defence Centre Source: Telegram On October 10, the Russian Federation launched a massive strike against the territory of Ukraine consisting…

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Sergei Parkhomenko: ‘I do not encourage banditry, armed robbery, marauding, or mercenaries.’

Sergei Parkhomenko: Wikipedia 26 September and 3 October 2022 Two recent posts on Facebook by Sergei Parkhomenko, journalist and civil society activist Source: Facebook 26 September 2022, Facebook Here is…

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Aleksandra Krylenkova: ‘You can kill, beat, torture, seize and imprison a person. But you can’t make a person fight.’ 

Sasha Krylenkova: Facebook Aleksandra (Sasha) Krylenkova is a human rights activist from St. Petersburg who has worked with Memorial and served as a member of the board of that organisation.…

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Ivan Pavlov on mobilization: ‘The authorities will round up whoever they can catch. They’ll take whoever they can, either by persuasion or by force.’

21 September 2022 an interview with Ivan Pavlov, human rights lawyer and recipient of the Moscow Helsinki Group prize for human rights Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Холод] On 20…

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Leonid Nikitinsky: Lawyers consider how to respond to the Moscow military officer who threatened them with prosecution for helping people evade enlistment

25 September 2022 by Leonid Nikitinsky, journalist, Ph. D. in Law, winner of the Moscow Helsinki Group Prize Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Новая газета. Европа] On Friday, September 23,…

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