Nadezhda Azhgikhina reviews ‘Andrei Sakharov, Elena Bonner, and friends: Life was typical, tragic, and beautiful’

19 June 2020 By Nadezhda Azhgikhina Nadezhda Azhgikhina reviews the Russian-language publication: Boris Altshuler, Leonoid Litinsky (eds.), Andrei Sakharov, Elena Bonner, and friends: Life was typical, tragic, and beautiful, AST,…

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Podcast Simon & Sergei: On Yury Shchekochikhin, with Nadezhda Azhgikhina, Galina Arapova and Nikolai Rybakov

This week our podcast is devoted to the journalist Yury Shchekochikhin, who was born on June 9, 1950. He would have turned 70 this year. Our guests are the executive director…

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Valery Borshchev et al: Open Letter on the necessity of an amnesty and the release of people in custody in connection with the emergency

6 April 2020 Pictured (left): Valery Borshchev, co-chair of Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source:  Ekho Moskvy] OPEN LETTER The pandemic has posed a serious threat to…

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Podcast Simon & Sergei: Rights in Russia week-ending 10 April 2020 with Nadezhda Azhgikhina

This week Simon Cosgrove and Sergei Nikitin talk with Nadezhda Azhgikhina (pictured left), executive director of the Moscow PEN Centre. Nadezhda Azhgikina previously served two terms as vice-president of the European Federation…

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