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

OVD-Info Weekly Bulletin No. 360: Participants in the war against Ukraine turned out of a taxi

8 June 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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OVD-Info Weekly Bulletin No. 359: Provocateurs and fabricated testimony

1 June 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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OVD-Info Weekly Bulletin No. 358: The family as an ‘extremist association’

25 May 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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OVD-Info Weekly Bulletin No. 357: Charged with discrediting the Russian army for dyed hair

18 May 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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OVD-Info Weekly Bulletin No. 355: Sent to prison for expressing outrage over the war – aged 72

4 May 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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OVD-Info Weekly Bulletin No. 354: Convicted for taking part in an opinion poll

27 April 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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Council of Russian HRDs: Designation of the Centre for Civil Liberties and other foreign and international organizations as “undesirable” should be cancelled

19 April 2024 Source: Russian Helsinki Group Statement by the Council of Russian Human Rights Defenders On April 17, 2024, it was reported that the Russian General Prosecutor's Office declared…

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Memorial Human Rights Defence Centre on the exclusion of members of its board located in Russia

11 April 2024 Source: Aleksandr Cherkasov, Facebook The Memorial Human Rights Defence Centre has decided to exclude from membership of its board two individuals based in Russia, Oleg Orlov and…

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