‘All over again, I’m missing the scent of your bonfires on Anzersky.’ Yury Brodsky on Francis Greene [from 2006]

Yury Brodsky 27 May 2022 We continue a series of publications in memory of the late Francis Greene (1936-2022) with this extract from Solovki. Labyrinth of Transformations by Yury Brodsky…

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Andrei Babushkin, human rights defender and laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group award, has died

Photo: Yabloko party 14 May 2022  Source: Moscow Helsinki Group Andrei Babushkin was born in 1964 in Moscow region. He graduated from the faculty of philosophy of Moscow State University.…

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Memorial Human Rights Centre: Sergei Adamovich Kovalev, human rights defender, 1930 – 2021

9 August 2021 We are saddened to learn of the passing of Sergei Kovalev Source: Memorial Human Rights Centre Sergei Adamovich Kovalev (2 March 1930 - 9 August 2021) died…

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Ekaterinburg human rights defender Anna Pastukhova has died

5 May 2021 Source: Moscow Helsinki Group In Ekaterinburg on the evening of 4 May, Anna Pastukhova, the head of the Ekaterinburg Memorial Society, passed away. The cause of death…

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Lev Ponomarev on Lidiya Grafova: “She was the most brilliant journalist writing on human rights issues.”

23 November 2020 By Lev Ponomarev, chair of the nationwide NGO For Human Rights and a member of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: НОО «За права человека»]…

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