Write to Russia: Kevin Lik – a high school student from Adygea sentenced to four years’ imprisonment on a spurious charge of treason

On 28 December 2023, a court sentenced Kevin Lik to four years’ imprisonment on a charge of treason. Kevin Lik, a high school student from Maikop in Adygea with dual…

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‘We only had an hour, so as soon as I got home I started writing him what I hadn’t had time to say.’ Interview with Tatyana Kasatkina, wife of imprisoned human rights activist Oleg Orlov [Meduza]

Oleg Orlov 27 June 2024 In hard times, it’s easy to lose faith in yourself and even the people closest to you. If this has happened to you, read this…

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Write to Russia: Ramilya Galim – sentenced to five years for calling on soldiers mobilised from Bashkortostan not to kill Ukrainians

On 22 December 2023 Ramilya Galim, an activist from Ufa in Bashkortostan, was sentenced to five years in a general regime penal colony on charges of 'inciting activities against state…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Mikhail Sharygin is a political prisoner

22 March 2024 Mikhail Sharygin, a former member of the Yabloko party in Nizhny Novgorod, has been remanded in custody on charges of involvement in Navalny's Headquarters Source: Political Prisoners.…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Dmytro Lisovets is a political prisoner

21 March 2024 Dmytro Lisovets, a Ukrainian citizen from Mariupol, has been sentenced to 16 years’ imprisonment in a strict regime penal colony for participation in the war in Donbas…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Vladislav Kraval is a political prisoner

18 March 2024 Vladislav Kraval has been sentenced to six years and three months in a penal colony on charges of vandalism and falsely reporting the arson of a military…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Nikolai Farafonov is a political prisoner

15 March 2024 Nikolai Farafonov is a blogger from Komi charged with a terrorist offence for anti-war posts on Telegram Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial The human rights project ‘Political Prisoners.…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Vladislav Vertinsky is a political prisoner

13 March 2024 Vladislav Vertinsky has been sentenced to three years in a low security penal colony for inscribing ‘Putler karut’ (sic) on the main war memorial in Ukhta. Source:…

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

11 March 2024 Dmitry Lyamin has been sentenced to eight years in a strict regime penal colony on charges of terrorism for attempting to set fire to a military recruitment…

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