Lev Ponomarev: A system gone rogue. Will Zuyev be killed? Will torture continue?

6 December 2021 by Lev Ponomarev, human rights activist, member of the Moscow Helsinki Group and director of the civil society project For Human Rights Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original…

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Leonid Nikitinsky: The Human Rights Council is still divided, and that is a good thing

6 February 2021 By Leonid Nikitinsky, Novaya Gazeta columnist, member of the Presidential Council for Civil Society and Human Rights, and recipient of the Moscow Helsinki Group prize for human…

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Statement by members of the Presidential Human Rights Council on the events of 23 and 31 January

5 February 2021 Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Echo Moskvy] The events of 23 and 31 January created a schism in society. People stopped listening to each other, the State…

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Leonid Nikitinsky: How the president reacts, or doesn’t, to human rights defenders.

11 December 2020 By Leonid Nikitinsky, Novaya gazeta columnist, member of the Presidential Council for Human Rights and laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group Prize for the Protection of Human…

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Human Rights Day: Appeal of Human Rights Defenders to President Putin

Pictured: co-chair of the Moscow Helsinki Group, Valery Borshchev​ 8 December 2020 Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Ekho Moskvy] Mr President! We, the human rights defenders who have signed…

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A letter to the President of the Russian Federation by members of the Presidential Human Rights Council. On amendments to the federal constitutional law ‘On the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation.’

20 October 2020 Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: СПЧ, 20.10.2020] Pictured is Yury Kostanov, lawyer, advisor to the Federal Bar Association, member of the Presidential Council on Human Rights, and…

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