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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Irina Biriukova on torture in the Russian prison system: “So is it America that told them: Torture, rape, record everything on video”?

26 October 2021 Irina Biriukova, laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group award for human rights, talks to Olga Bobrova of Novaya gazeta about the real beneficiaries of torture in Russian…

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Aleksei Simonov: ‘What they’ve given Muratov is a lifebelt.  Maybe he doesn’t need it, but this is high recognition of his worth.’

8 October 2021 Radio Svoboda speaks with Aleksei Simonov, president of the Glasnost Defense Foundation and member of the Moscow Helsinki Group, who has called the decision of the Nobel…

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Quote for the Week: “Despite the killings and threats, editor-in-chief Muratov has refused to abandon the newspaper’s independent policy” – The Nobel Peace Prize Committee

Week-ending 8 October 2021 "The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award the Nobel Peace Prize for 2021 to Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov for their efforts to safeguard freedom of…

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Secrets, secrets everywhere: Leonid Nikitinsky speaks wtih Ivan Pavlov

20 September 2021 Ivan Pavlov, lawyer and laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group prize, explains, in an interview with Novaya gazeta columnist Leonard Nikitinsky (who is also a member of…

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