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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Aleksandr Podrabinek: Russian draft dodgers. Who needs them in other countries?

26 September 2022 by Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Vot-Tak.TV Poland, Finland, Czech Republic, Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia have no intention of letting in Russians evading mobilization. This is a great gift…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: Cannibalism and competition. On Putin’s courtiers

23 September 2022 by Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Radio Svoboda War always sees restrictions on civil rights. The current war against Ukraine is fine confirmation of this. Since the aggression began,…

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Fergus Wright: Partial mobilisation in Russia is a reminder that Anti-War efforts are more necessary than ever 

26 September 2022 by Fergus Wright On the 21st of September, President Putin announced in a televised address that 300,000 reservists in Russia would be called upon to serve with…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: Extraordinary measures in civil life. What can Russian citizens expect in the near future?

21 September 2022 by Aleksandr Podrabinek  Source: Vot-Tak.TV If we don’t shut our eyes to reality and aren’t captivated by futile hopes, then the prognosis is quite nasty. Today’s mobilization…

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Sergei Lukashevsky: “Ultra-patriots” can expect ever increasing disappointment

15 September 2022 by Sergei Lukashevsky, acting director of the Sakharov Centre and a member of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Facebook] After the Russian army’s…

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Pavel Chikov: Human rights organizations do not have a common approach about where to draw the moral line beyond which people should not be helped

22 August 2022 Pavel Chikov in an interview with Margarita Alekhina Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Advokatskaya Ulitsa] Because of the ‘special operation,’ Russian human rights activists are faced…

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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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