Igor Kalyapin: Putin didn’t use to avoid questions

12 December 2022 An interview with Igor Kalyapin, human rights defender and laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group prize, by Andrei Salunov, for Free Space Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original…

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OVD-Info Weekly Bulletin No. 280: Human Rights Council – propagandists instead of human rights activists

19 November 2022 OVD-Info is a Moscow-based NGO that monitors politically-motivated arrests and prosecutions in Russia. Each week OVD-Info publishes a bulletin with the latest news, which is translated here. To receive…

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Nikolai Svanidze: There are many Russian citizens for whom the current war does not induce spiritual uplift, but abhorrence…And so long as the Constitution is not suspended, they have a right to be heard

October 2022 Nikolai Svanidze, member of the Presidential Council on Civil Society and Human Rights, member of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group Esteemed colleagues, Seeing as, unfortunately,…

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Oleg Orlov on a statement by members of the Human Rights Council: ‘It completely fails to answer to the tragedy that is unfolding in both Ukraine and Russia.’

9 March 2022 by Oleg Orlov, a member of the board of the Memorial Human Rights Centre, Source: Memorial Human Rights Centre What can I say? It seems like they…

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Members of the Presidential Council on Human Rights and Civil Society speak out against the war against Ukraine [Activatica]

6 March 2022 Source: Activatica Members of the Commission on Political Rights of the Presidential Council on Human Rights and Civil Society [Human Rights Council] have issued a collective appeal.…

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Leonid Nikitinsky: “Basic rights should not be subject to additional restrictions”

6 March 2022 by Leonid Nikitinsky, Novaya gazeta correspondent On the statement by members of the Human Rights Council Source: Novaya gazeta On 6 March 2022, the Commission on Political…

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Nikolai Svanidze: Statement by the Commission on Political Rights of the Presidential Council on Human Rights and Civil Society

6 March 2022 by Nikolai Svanidze Source: Presidential Council on Civil Society and Human Rights Council Statement by the Commission on Political Rights of the Presidential Council on Human Rights…

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Lev Ponomarev: “A colonel no more.” Putin’s new decree

9 December 2021 by Lev Ponomarev, human rights defender, member of the Moscow Helsinki Group, head of the civil rights project For Human Rights Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Эхо…

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Leonid Nikitinsky: With a view of the Kremlin. The most vivid parts of the president’s meeting with the Human Rights Council were not broadcast in full. Here’s what actually happened.

10 December 2021 by Leonid Nikitinsky, Novaya gazeta columnist, member of the Presidential Human Rights Council and laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Новая газета]…

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Lev Ponomarev: Human Rights Day. Save Russia from shame

8 December 2021 by Lev Ponomarev, human rights defender, member of the Moscow Helsinki Group, head of the civil human rights project For Human Rights Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original…

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