Press releases, weekly bulletins and other publications by human rights organisations in Russia

OVD-Info Weekly Bulletin No. 345: Insults and a beating because of flowers

24 February 2024 OVD-Info is a Russian civil society organisation that monitors politically-motivated arrests and prosecutions in Russia. Each week OVD-Info publishes a bulletin with the latest news, which is translated here.…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Andrei Lugovoi, from Kaliningrad region, is a political prisoner

26 January 2024 Andrei Lugovoi has been charged with ‘spreading fake news’ about the Russian army for a publication on his Telegram channel. Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial The human rights…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Irina Skorovarova, from Taganrog, is a political prisoner 

24 January 2024 Taganrog resident Irina Skorovarova has been placed under house arrest on charges of ‘discrediting’ the Russian armed forces Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial The human rights project ‘Political…

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‘Political Prisoners: Memorial’: Fyodor Konovalov, from St. Petersburg, is a political prisoner

22 January 2024 Fyodor Konovalov has been remanded in custody on charges of propaganda of terrorism for having in his possession posters from the Russian Volunteer Corps and the Freedom…

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‘Don’t give up’: the Kremlin has killed Aleksei Navalny. Statement by the board of the Memorial Human Rights Defence Centre

17 February 2024 Source: Facebook The Russian authorities - from officials of the Penitentiary Service who created the torturous conditions of detention, to the prosecutors and judges who fabricated endless…

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Statement by the International Memorial Association on the death of Aleksei Navalny

17 February 2024 Source: International Memorial Association Today we are talking about the tragic death in a Russian prison of Aleksei Navalny. We are talking about a political assassination. And…

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OVD-Info Weekly Bulletin No. 343: A criminal case against a foreign agent

10 February 2024 OVD-Info is a Russian civil society organisation that monitors politically-motivated arrests and prosecutions in Russia. Each week OVD-Info publishes a bulletin with the latest news, which is translated here.…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Appaz Kurtamet, a Ukrainian citizen, is a political prisoner

18 January 2024 Appaz Kurtamet, a 19-year-old Crimean Tatar, was sentenced to seven years in a strict regime penal colony for lending 500 hryvnias to his friend who is fighting…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Valeriya Zotova is a political prisoner

15 January 2024 Valeriya Zotova has been sentenced to six years’ imprisonment for terrorism on charges of attempting to set fire to a local authority’s district offices Source: Political Prisoners.…

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