Sergei Krivenko: Must a soldier carry out a criminal order known to be illegal?

26 February 2022 by Sergei Krivenko, member of the Moscow Helsinki Group and director of the human rihgts group Citizen. Army. Law* Source: Realnaya Armiya In reply to questions that…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: Eastern Europe’s Shaky Balance

14 February 2022  by Aleksandr Podrabinek  Source: Vot-Tak.TV So many organizational, financial, and emotional resources have been invested in the preparations for aggression against Ukraine that the Russian regime might…

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Lev Ponomarev: There is nowhere to retreat. War is coming up behind us

1 February 2022 Lev Ponomarev, human rights defender, member of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Эхо Москвы] THIS MESSAGE (MATERIAL) WAS CREATED AND (OR) DISTRIBUTED BY…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: A pointless conversation between disappointed men. Emmanuel Macron talks to Vladimir Putin

8 February 2022 by Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Vot-Tak.TV President of France Emmanuel Macron flew to Moscow on 7 February for talks with Putin to try to persuade him to reduce…

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“Just so long as there is no war!” – Public statement opposing military action against Ukraine

30 January 2022 Statement by members of the Congress of the Intelligentsia Source: Statement Statement by supporters of peace against the Party of War in the Russian government The flow…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: Kazakhstan – the winding road to Moscow

10 January 2022 Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Vot-Tak.TV For a long time, it was thought that the Collective Security Treaty Organisation (CSTO), founded in 1992, was the stillborn offspring of the…

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“Опять двадцать пять!” Bill Bowring asks Valentina Melnikova 25 questions

Professor Bill Bowring’s guest this week on “25 Questions” is Valentina Melnikova, a Russian human rights activist and politician, a graduate of the geology department of Moscow State University and…

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Podcast No. 88. Simon & Sergei – with Valentina Melnikova

This week our guest on the podcast is Valentina Dmitrievna Melnikova. Valentina Melnikova is a Russian human rights activist and politician, a graduate of the geology department of Moscow State…

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