Moscow Helsinki Group and Ministry of Justice meet at Moscow City Court [Kommersant]

17 January 2023 by Maria Starikova Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Коммерсантъ] Representatives of the Moscow department of the Ministry of Justice and lawyers of the Moscow Helsinki Group met…

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Valery Borshchev: Trying to destroy us really is beyond belief

27 December 2022 by Valery Borshchev, co-chair of Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Собеседник].  CREATOR: gd-jpeg v1.0 (using IJG JPEG v62), quality = 95 I don't think…

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Valery Paniushkin: It’s impossible to destroy the Moscow Helsinki Group. It isn’t some legal entity, but a spiritual phenomenon.

23 December 2022 by Valery Paniushkin, journalist Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Spektr] “I hear you have a thing for artichokes, Valera. Well, I bought some to try, and they…

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Fedor Krasheninnikov: Moscow Helsinki Group shutdown apotheosis of Putin’s restoration of Soviet practices

21 December 2022 Author: Fedor Krasheninnikov is a Russian political scientist and journalist who was forced to leave Russia in 2020. Telegram: @fyodork Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Deutsche Welle] The…

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Sergei Lukashevsky: Right now we are teetering on the brink of a transition to neototalitarianism

22 December 2022 Interview with Sergei Lukashevsky, acting director of the Sakharov Centre, member of the Moscow Helsinki Group by Masha Maiers Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Radio Berlin] The…

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Statement by the Council of Russian Human Rights Defenders on the authorities’ intention to close down the Moscow Helsinki Group

20 December 2022 This statement is produced or circulated or concerns the activities of the following organisations and individuals: Citizens Watch (Saint-Petersburg), Civic Assistance, Galina Arapova, Mass Media Defence Centre,…

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Ministry of Justice labels Svetlana Gannushkina a ‘foreign agent’

23 December 2022 Source: Moscow Helsinki Group The Russian government department responsible for maintaining the ‘foreign agent’ register has added several more individuals and organisations to its list, including Svetlana…

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Svetlana Astrakhantseva: Fundamental human rights exist now only in the Constitution, to which law enforcement pays no attention.

20 December 2022 Svetlana Astrakhantseva, Moscow Helsinki Group CEO, in conversation with Svetlana Reiter. Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Meduza] Russia’s Ministry of Justice has initiated liquidation proceedings against the…

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Natan Sharansky: The blow Putin has inflicted on Russia is fatal

23 December 2022 Author: Natella Boltyanskaya; photo: Tomer Appelbaum Natan Sharansky, Israeli politician, former Soviet political prisoner, one of the founders of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group…

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Members of the Russian Anti-War Committee on the Shutting Down of the Moscow Helsinki Group

26 December 2022 Source: Moscow Helsinki Group The Russian authorities are closing down and outlawing the country's oldest human rights organization, the Moscow Helsinki Group. For several decades the Moscow…

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