Aleksei Gorinov’s final speech in court: ‘The least I can do is to say things as they truly are.’

19 September 2022 by Aleksei Gorinov, laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group  Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Telegram] Closing speech in court Seven years of imprisonment. Is that long or…

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Leonid Gozman: If they release me after 15 days, I would prefer leaving the country to death

9 September 2022 Leonid Gozman in conversation with Vera Chelishcheva Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source:  Novaya Gazeta] A difficult conversation through prison bars with Leonid Gozman—about his first experience…

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Human Rights Defence Centre Memorial: On the conviction and sentencing of Ivan Safronov

6 September 2022 On 5 September 2022, Moscow City Court sentenced journalist Ivan Safronov to 22 years in prison on charges of treason.  Source: Telegram  The blatantly unlawful verdict mechanically…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Father Ioann, a priest remanded in custody on charges of making anti-war remarks, is a political prisoner

27 July 2022 Father Ioann is being held in a remand prison in St. Petersburg on charges of spreading ‘fake news’ about the army. Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial The human…

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

26 July 2022 The politician Ilya Yashin has been remanded in custody on charges of disseminating ‘fake news’ about the Russian army Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial The human rights project…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Three Crimean Muslims convicted of involvement in Hizb ut-Tahrir are political prisoners

19 July 2022 Ernest Ibragimov, Oleg Fedorov and Zekiriya Muratov have been prosecuted under terrorist articles of the Russian Criminal Code without being accused of terrorism Source: Political Prisoners Memorial…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Oleg Belousov, a St. Petersburg resident jailed for anti-war remarks on social media, is a political prisoner

20 July 2022 Oleg Belousov has been remanded in custody on charges of spreading ‘fake news’ about the Russian military Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial The ‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’ human rights…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Dmitry Ivanov, author of the ‘MGU Protest’ Telegram channel, is a political prisoner

15 July 2022 Dmitry Ivanov is being prosecuted for spreading ‘fake news’ about the Russian military Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial The human rights project ‘Political Prisoners. Memorial,’ in accordance with…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: A photographer who worked for Navalny’s headquarters in Arkhangelsk, remanded in custody on charges of rehabilitating Nazism,  is a political prisoner

4 July 2022 Ruslan Akhmetshin has been remanded in custody for comments he published on the VK social media site about WWII and Victory Day Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial The…

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‘Political Prisoners: Memorial’: Egor Kazanets, a Ukrainian citizen who wrote ‘Glory to Ukraine!’ on a wall in St. Petersburg, is a political prisoner

11 July 2022 Egor Kazanets is being prosecuted for vandalism motivated by ethnic hatred Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial The human rights project ‘Political Prisoners. Memorial,’ in accordance with international standards,…

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