Podcast No. 53. Simon & Sergei – with Sergei Belyaev

This week our guest is Sergei Ivanovich Belyaev, president of the Ekaterinburg human rights organisation, Sutyazhnik. Sutyazhnik, one of the most important human rights organisations in the Urals Federal District,…

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Podcast No. 52. Simon & Sergei – with Boris Altshuler

This week our guest is Boris Lvovich Altshuler. Boris Altshuler is a physicist and human rights activist, a senior researcher at the theoretical physics department of the Lebedev Physical Institute…

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Podcast No. 51. Simon & Sergei – with Bill Bowring

This week our guest is Professor Bill Bowring. Professor Bowring teaches human rights and international law at Birkbeck College, University of London. Bill Bowring is a practising lawyer who has…

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Podcast No. 50. Simon & Sergei – in memory of Arseny Roginsky

Today our podcast is dedicated to Arseny Borisovich Roginsky (1946-2017) who passed away on this day, 18 December, three years ago. We were lucky enough to do a long interview…

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Podcast No. 49. Simon & Sergei with Irina Kosterina

This week our guest on the podcast is Irina Vladimirovna Kosterina. Irina Kosterina is Programme Coordinator of the Heinrich Böll Foundation in Russia, a sociologist and gender researcher, trainer and…

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Podcast No. 48. Simon & Sergei with Sofiya Ivanova, human rights activist in Ryazan

This week our guest on our podcast is Sofiya Yurievna Ivanova. Sofiya is a human rights activist in Ryazan, where she grew up and graduated from the Lomonosov Pedagogical Institute.…

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