Ivan Pavlov: Remember that expressing one’s opinion does not constitute high treason. But there are enough other repressive laws out there

28 February 2022 by Ivan Pavlov Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Advokatskaya Ulitsa] On Sunday, the General Prosecutor’s Office announced that “rendering financial and other assistance to a foreign…

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The state and the lawyers: the case of Ivan Pavlov

18 January 2022 by Katya Arenina  An extract from «Вся надежда на отчаянных одиночек»"[All hope rests on extremely brave individuals”] , Vazhnye istorii, 18 January 2022 Source: Vazhnye istorii ['Important…

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Quote for the Week. “Amnesty International is deeply concerned about the unprecedented pressure placed by the Russian authorities on defence lawyers Ivan Pavlov and Evgeny Smirnov representing Russian journalist, Ivan Safronov, who has been charged with high treason.”

Week-ending 3 December 2021 Amnesty International is deeply concerned about the unprecedented pressure placed by the Russian authorities on defence lawyers Ivan Pavlov and Evgeny Smirnov representing Russian journalist, Ivan…

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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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Ivan Pavlov: “They have done everything to make a person leave and not come back”

Ivan Pavlov 29 October 2021 Ivan Pavlov in conversation with Aleksandr Kasatkin Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Настоящее время] The Russian authorities have put the lawyer Ivan Pavlov, a laureate of…

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Legal Case of the Week. Ivan Safronov faces new charges, placed in solitary confinement

Week-ending 5 November 2021 On 2 November 2021 it became known that Ivan Safronov, held on remand on charges of high treason, has been charged additionally with passing classified information…

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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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