Person of the Week: Aleksei Navalny ‘ill-treated and denied adequate medical assistance’ in prison.

Week-ending 9 April 2021 This week Aleksei Navalny was moved to a sick ward in the penal colony where he is imprisoned suffering from symptoms of a respiratory illness (cough…

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Person of the Week: Aleksei Navalny goes on hunger strike

Week-ending 2 April 2021 This week Aleksei Navalny went on hunger strike after he complained of poor health and a refusal to provide him with appropriate medical treatment in penal…

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Person of the Week: Elena Milashina facing death threats, intimidation and physical attacks for her reporting on Chechnya

Week-ending 26 March 2021 Source: Wikipedia Elena Milashina, a journalist who works for Novaya gazeta, is facing death threats, intimidation, and physical attacks and there are serious concerns over her…

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Person of the Week: Aleksei Navalny, now at Penal Colony No. 2 in Pokrov, Vladimir region

Week-ending 19 March 2021 On 15 March 2021 it became known that Aleksei Navalny had been moved to Penal Colony No. 2 in Pokrov, Vladimir region. The Russian authorities continued…

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Person of the Week: Aleksei Navalny being held in Vladimir pre-trial detention centre; UN rapporteurs call for his release and investigation of his poisoning.

Week-ending 5 March 2021 This week Aleksei Navalny was being held in a pre-trial detention centre in Kolchugino in Vladimir region. Two UN human rights experts - Agnes Callamard, the…

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Person of the Week: Aleksei Navalny sent to prison despite ECtHR ruling

Week-ending 26 February 2021 This week a Moscow court upheld Aleksei Navalny's conviction in the Yves Rocher embezzlement case on appeal but reduced the sentence by 1.5 months to 2.5…

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Person of the Week: Yury Dmitriev

Week-ending 19 February 2021 On 16 February St. Petersburg's Third Court of Cassation upheld on appeal the 13-year prison sentence handed down to Yury Dmitriev, Gulag historian and long-time head…

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Person of the Week: Aleksandr Ivshin, a Jehovah’s Witness, sentenced to 7.5 years in prison for his faith

Week-ending 12 February 2021 Photo of Aleksandr Ivshin: Jehovah's Witnesses in Russia On 10 February Aleksandr Ivshin (pictured, left), a 63-year-old Jehovah's Witness, was sentenced to seven and a half…

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Person of the Week: Aleksei Navalny sentenced to two years eight months in prison

Week-ending 5 February 2021 On 2 February 2021 Moscow's Simonovsky district court sentenced Aleksei Navalny to two years and eight months in prison at the request of the Federal Penitentiary…

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