Aleksandr Podrabinek: Grom nuclear training exercises are like a repetition of recent history

27 October 2022  by Aleksandr Podrabinek  Source: Vot-Tak.TV The Grom nuclear training exercises under way right now in Russia are not a thunderclap [grom] out of a clear blue sky.…

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Aleksandra Krylenkova: ‘You can kill, beat, torture, seize and imprison a person. But you can’t make a person fight.’ 

Sasha Krylenkova: Facebook Aleksandra (Sasha) Krylenkova is a human rights activist from St. Petersburg who has worked with Memorial and served as a member of the board of that organisation.…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: Russian draft dodgers. Who needs them in other countries?

26 September 2022 by Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Vot-Tak.TV Poland, Finland, Czech Republic, Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia have no intention of letting in Russians evading mobilization. This is a great gift…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: A strong signal of weakness

23 July 2022 by Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Vot-Tak.TV When they should have demanded change, they made overtures. When they should have imposed economic sanctions, they sought to persuade and bargain.…

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Lev Ponomarev: Most people are still asleep, but they will have to wake up [Republic]

23 June 2022 Dmitry Kolezev interviews Lev Ponomarev for Republic [an extract] Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Republic] Human rights activist Lev Ponomarev, designated in Russia as a foreign agent…

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Olga Romanova: Fishman on the country and Nemtsov

Olga Romanova 3 May 2022 Olga Romanova reviews Mikhail Fishman's new book: Преемник. История Бориса Немцова и страны, в которой он не стал президентом [The Successor. The history of Boris…

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Rights in Russia interview – with Philip Leach, Professor of Human Rights Law at Middlesex University

Mary Page talks with Philip Leach, Professor of Human Rights Law at Middlesex University and an attorney - solicitor in UK parlance. Until February this year he was Director of…

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