Leonid Nikitinsky: The Swan Song of the European Court of Human Rights – the Strasbourg Court’s decision on the complaints from ‘foreign agent’ NGOs was both an encyclopedia of state tyranny and a collection of amusing stories from Russian ‘legal life’

16 June 2022 by Leonid Nikitinsky, journalist, doctor of jurisprudence, and laureate of the MKhG [Moscow Helsinki Group] human rights prize, special to Novaya Gazeta. Europe Source: Moscow Helsinki Group…

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Sergei Babinets: In the light of recent events […] there will be no payments, naturally, just as there will be no changes when it comes to liberalizing legislation on civil society organizations

14 June 2022 by Sergei Babinets, a human rights lawyer who until recently was chair person of the Committee Against Torture. He currently heads the Team against Torture Source: Facebook…

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Maksim Krupsky on the dangers presented by the new bill on ‘foreign agents’ [Advokatskaya ulitsa]

26 April 2022 'The final solution to the ‘foreign agents' issue' - Advokatskaya ultisa interviews lawyer Maksim Krupsky Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Advokatskaya ulitsa] At the beginning of…

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“I fell in love with these people”: How Elena Topoleva-Soldunova came to philanthropy and stayed for 30 years [Miloserdie.ru]

14 April 2022 an interview with Elena Topoleva-Soldunova by Polina Surnina Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Miloserdie.ru] There’s no point waiting for an improvement in the foreign agent law,…

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Genri Reznik’s speech at the Memorial trial: In the courtroom are descendants of those who went to prison and of those who put them there

 28 December 2021 Speech by Genri Reznik at the Memorial trial on 28 December 2021 Source: Dozhd This communication (material) has been created and (or) distributed by foreign mass media…

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Lev Ponomarev: Will the private sector save Russia from foreign agents?

16 December 2021 by Lev Ponomarev, activist, member of the Moscow Helsinki Group, leader of the human rights project For Human Rights Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Эхо Москвы] THIS…

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ECtHR hands down eleven rulings with regard to Russia finding violations of nine Convention articles, including ‘Tunikova and Others v. Russia’ on domestic violence

Week-ending 17 December 2021 This week the European Court of Human Rights handed down eleven rulings with regard to Russia finding violations of Convention Articles 2 (right to life), 3…

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CSO of the Week: Memorial

Week-ending 17 December 2021 This week the legal proceedings to close down the Memorial International Society and the Memorial Human Rights Centre continued, hearings in the former case resumed on…

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Law of the Week: The ‘foreign agent’ law

Week-ending 17 December 2021 This week, as the legal proceedings to close down the International Memorial Society and the Memorial Human Rights Centre continued on the basis of alleged violations…

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Why was human rights group ‘Citizen. Army. The Law’ entered on the list of ‘foreign agents’?

4 December 2021 pictured: Sergei Krivenko, member of the Moscow Helsinki Group and director of the NGO Citizen. Army. The Law Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Дождь] The Russian…

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