Aleksandr Podrabinek: Pacifying the Aggressor and the Foreign Agents Club

17 December 2021 By Aleksandr Podrabinek  Sources: Facebook and Belsat TV New Year is coming and with it the time announced by Western intelligence communities of the supposed invasion by…

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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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Ilya Shablinsky: Putin and his entourage know that there is a human rights doctrine. But they have vested interests in maintaining the status quo.

9 December 2021 Pictured: Member of the MHG Ilya Shablinsky Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Радио Свобода] This week sees two dates which should remind people about the value of…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: Live long enough to see retribution. Communist criminals can still be punished

5 December 2021 by Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Vot-Tak.TV In 1999, the 49-year-old opposition journalist Slavko Ćuruvija - founder of several independent publications and famous critic of President Slobodan Milošević -…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: A Bad Scenario. What Russians can expect from war with Ukraine

28 November 2021 By Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Belsat It is not difficult to see that the political situation in Russia will continue to deteriorate, judging by the political dynamics of…

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Vladimir Ryzhkov: ‘Memorial is the most irritating organization because it reminds the Chekists of their crimes.’

24 November 2021 Vladimir Ryzhkov, a member of the Moscow City Duma, in an interview with Stanislav Koryagin Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Росбалт, 24.11.2021] According to Moscow City Duma…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: Their president isn’t a real president!

20 November 2021 by Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Belsat Last week in America it was discovered that the president in Russia isn’t the real president! We’ve known this for a long…

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Rights in Russia interview – with Benjamin Nathans, Professor of History at the University of Pennsylvania

Mary Page talks with Benjamin Nathans, the Alan Charles Kors Associate Professor of History at the University of Pennsylvania. Professor Nathans teaches and writes about Imperial Russia and the Soviet…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: Political Prisoners, Yesterday and Today. On a Concept Substitution.

30 October 2021 Aleksandr Podrabinek  Source: Radio Svoboda When in 1991 the RSFSR Supreme Soviet passed a resolution making 30 October the official Day of Remembrance of the Victims of…

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