Sergei Pashin: ‘Foreign judges behave unequivocally courteously, if only because they perceive all participants in the trial as colleagues, and not just the prosecutors.’ [Nezavisimaya gazeta]

Retired judge, Sergei Pashin 28 April 2022 'Judges complain about disrespectful attorneys. Conflicts between defence lawyers and the domestic judicial system has suddenly became a mass phenomenon' by Ekaterina Trifonova…

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Sergei Pashin on the future of restorative justice in Russia [Nezavisimaya gazeta]

14 February 2022 Pictured: Sergei Pashin, retired federal judge, member of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Независимая газета] The Council of Europe has called on member…

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Sergei Pashin: ‘It may be easier to prove a violation of sanitary-epidemiological regulations.’ On the Navalny case

Pictured: Sergei Pashin 28 January 2021 Svobodnaya Pressa (‘Free Press’) asked retired federal judge and member of the Moscow Helsinki Group, Sergei Pashin, to comment on the federal trial against…

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Sergei Pashin: On the negative consequences of the abolition of the constitutional courts in the regions of the Russian Federation

17 November 2020 Sergei Pashin, speaking on Govorit Moskva radio station Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Говорит Москва] Constitutional courts in the regions of Russia will be abolished by 2023. This…

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Sergei Pashin: “This is an act of disrespect for the law and the judicial system in general”

17 October 2020 Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Говорит Москва] The State Duma Committee has approved a bill preventing Constitutional Court judges from  publishing dissenting opinions. Retired federal judge and…

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Sergei Pashin: The coronavirus is making access to justice harder for Russians and slowing down the work of the courts

18 March 2020 Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Radio Sputnik] The Russian Supreme Court has suspended consideration of some of its cases because of the coronavirus pandemic. In Russia…

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Sergei Pashin: Racing on the ‘Vertical.’ What I find grating in the proposals for constitutional reform

17 January 2020 Retired judge Sergei Pashin is a member of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Адвокатская улица] Advokatskaya Ulitsa [Lawyer Street] continues to publish the opinions of…

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