The last train to Strasbourg leaves on 15 September. Karinna Moskalenko in conversation with Leonid Nikitinsky

20 March 2022 Leonid Nikitinsky in conversation with Karinna Moskalenko Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: "Новая газета"] The European Court will continue to consider applications by Russians that have already…

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Leonid Nikitinsky: In any case, 15 years – that’s what’s “fake.” [2/2]

4 March 2022 by Leonid Nikitinsky, Novaya correspondent Source: Novaya gazeta Let me explain the Criminal Code articles just passed in order to make journalists’ work even more dangerous, if…

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Leonid Nikitinsky: 15 years. That’s what’s “fake” [1/2]

3 March 2022 by Leonid Nikitinsky, Novaya gazeta correspondent  Source: Novaya gazeta Let me explain Article 207.3 of th Russian Criminal Code, which will appear any day now and will…

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Boris Vishnevsky: Is it possible to reach an agreement with the authors of the bill on ‘foreign agents’?

6 February 2022 by Boris Vishnevsky, deputy of the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg, laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Mosow Helsinki Group [original source: Новая газета] A response to…

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Ekho Moskvy editorial board: ‘We ask the President of the Russian Federation to intervene in the situation’

2 February 2022 By the editorial board of Ekho Moskvy Source: Ekho Moskvy In connection with the threats made against our colleagues from Novaya gazeta and Dozhd* TV channel by…

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Legal Case of the Week: Nobel Peace Prize laureate Dmitry Muratov and Novaya Gazeta fined under ‘foreign agent’ law

Week-ending 19 November 2021 On 17 November 2021 Nobel Peace Prize laureate Dmitry Muratov and the newspaper of which he is chief editor, Novaya gazeta, were fined for failing to…

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Leonid Nikitinsky speaks with Ivan Pavlov about new government guidelines on classified information

4 November 2021 by Leonid Nikitinsky, columnist for Novaya Gazeta, member of the Presidential Human Rights Council, laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group Prize, interviews human rights lawyer Ivan Pavlov,…

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Leonid Nikitinsky: Whose children will answer for whose fathers?

27 October 2021 by Leonid Nikitinsky, columnist for Novaya Gazeta, member of the Presidential Human Rights Council and laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group Prize Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original…

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