Podcast Simon & Sergei: with Olga Sadovskaya of the Committee Against Torture (Nizhny Novgorod)

This week our guest is Olga Sadovskaya of the Nizhny Novgorod human rights NGO, Committee against Torture, which is led by Igor Kalyapin. Olga Sadovskaya is the head of the…

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Podcast Simon & Sergei: On the prosecution of Yury Dmitriev, with Irina Flige, Anatoly Razumov and Andrea Gullotta

This week our podcast is devoted to the historian and head of the branch of Memorial in Karelia, Yury Dmitriev. Dmitriev's name is especially closely connected to Sandarmokh. It was…

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Podcast Simon & Sergei: On Yury Shchekochikhin, with Nadezhda Azhgikhina, Galina Arapova and Nikolai Rybakov

This week our podcast is devoted to the journalist Yury Shchekochikhin, who was born on June 9, 1950. He would have turned 70 this year. Our guests are the executive director…

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Podcast Simon & Sergei: Rights in Russia week-ending 5 June 2020 with Ashot Airapetyan

This week Simon Cosgrove and Sergei Nikitin talk with Ashot Airapeyan, chair of the Moscow-based NGO, the Centre for Intercultural and Interethnic Cooperation. Ashot relates how the organisation he had…

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