‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Appaz Kurtamet, a Ukrainian citizen, is a political prisoner

18 January 2024 Appaz Kurtamet, a 19-year-old Crimean Tatar, was sentenced to seven years in a strict regime penal colony for lending 500 hryvnias to his friend who is fighting…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Valeriya Zotova is a political prisoner

15 January 2024 Valeriya Zotova has been sentenced to six years’ imprisonment for terrorism on charges of attempting to set fire to a local authority’s district offices Source: Political Prisoners.…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Aleksei Sidorov is a political prisoner

16 January 2024 Aleksei Sidorov from Chelyabinsk has been remanded in custody on charges of ‘incitement of terrorism’ for  calling on Ukrainians to attack the Kremlin Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Tatyana Moskalenko is a political prisoner

9 January 2024 Tatyana Moskalenko faces up to six years in prison for reposting videos calling for protests against the war with Ukraine and against mobilisation Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Daniil Vodolagin, a student from Volgograd, is a political prisoner

5 January 2024 Daniil Vodolagin has been remanded in custody on charges of spreading ‘fake news’ about the Russian army Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial The human rights project ‘Political Prisoners.…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Egor Balazeikin is a political prisoner

28 December 2023 Egor Bazaleikin, a 17-year-old high school student from Leningrad region, has been sentenced to six years’ imprisonment on two charges of attempted arson of military recruitment centres…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Ilya Podkamenny is a political prisoner

27 December 2023 Ilya Podkamenny, a 19-year-old activist from Irkutsk, has been sentenced to 12 years in a strict regime penal colony  Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial The human rights project,…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Dmitry Morozov is a political prisoner

25 December 2023 Dmitry Morozov, a military serviceman from Sochi, has been sentenced to two years and four months in a penal colony for refusing to return to the war…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Andrei Kapatsyna is a political prisoner

30 December 2023 Andrei Kapatsyna, an air traffic controller from Magadan, has been sentenced to two years and 10 months in a penal colony for refusing to take part in…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Radio Liberty journalist Alsu Kurmasheva is a political prisoner

30 November 2023 Alsu Kurmasheva has been remanded in custody on charges of failing to register as a ‘foreign agent’ Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial The human rights project ‘Political Prisoners.…

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