‘Fuel for despotism.’ Aleksandr Podrabinek on the list of resentments

7 December 2022 by Aleksandr Podrabinek   Source: Radio Liberty Nature has given the ordinary human being five senses. Soviet power, as the joke then went, brought out a sixth sense…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek on bombs and missiles: The dark side of progress

14 November 2022 by Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Radio Svoboda Scientific-technical progress cannot be stopped. In the history of humanity, many have tried, but none have succeeded. The thirst for knowledge…

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Andrei Arkhangelsky on historical parallels and a possible future prosecution of Russia’s political leaders and propagandists

5 November 2022 by Andrei Arkhangelsky, journalist and culture specialist  Source: Radio Svoboda In the Hague, at the request of Ukraine and with the participation of international jurists, a special…

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Aleksandr Cherkasov: No one could have imagined ‘37 coming in the guise of ‘41

20 October 2022 Aleksandr Cherkasov, human rights activist, laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group prize Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Radio Svoboda] For a long time and at great length,…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek on the future of protest: Winning without violence 

22 October 2022 By Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Radio Svoboda More and more people in Russian society, are asking themselves the sacred question: “What is to be done?” What is to…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: If your gunsight isn’t working. On the choice of target [Radio Svoboda]

30 June 2022 by Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Radio Svoboda If the sight of your weapon isn’t working. you most probably won’t hit your target. This is axiomatic. It doesn’t need…

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‘A list of enemies of the people.’ Now anyone can become a foreign agent in Russia. An interview with Galina Arapova [Radio Svoboda]

28 April 2022 Extracts from an interview with media lawyer Galina Arapova by  Alina Pinchuk and Liubov Chizhova Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Radio Svoboda] A comprehensive register of foreign…

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“We are living inside a catastrophe.” Lev Shlosberg on politics in wartime

16 April 2022 An interview with Lev Shlosberg Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Radio Svoboda] The leader of the Pskov branch of the Yabloko ['Apple'] Party, Lev Shlosberg, and…

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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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