A masterpiece of anachronism. Valery Panyushkin on the banned books list [Spektr.press]

25 February 2024 by Valery Panyushkin Source: Spektr.press  Had anyone told Netochka Nezvanova that she was a lesbian or Plato that he was gay, they would each have been very…

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Ilya Shablinsky: Worse than the Black Colonels and Saddam Hussein. The criminal law of the Russian regime

20 February 2023 by Ilya Shablinsky, doctor of legal sciences, member of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Спектр] There is cheering news for all Russian speakers:…

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Ilya Shablinsky: On the important events of the past week

13 February 2022 by Ilya Shablinsky, doctor of legal sciences, member of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Спектр] The European Union embargo on supplies of oil…

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Svetlana Astrakhantseva: The state is using legal instruments against us that were intended to help civil society and human rights organizations function, not shut them down

8 February 2023 Svetlana Astrakhantseva, member and acting director of the MHG [Moscow Helsinki Group] Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Spektr] The Russian government has blocked the website of the…

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Ilya Shablinsky: Do I believe that my country will at some point have to return – in suffering and shame – to this international order? Of course, I do.

2 February 2023 by Ilya Shablinsky, doctor of jurisprudence and member of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Spektr] Today’s Russian Federation, Putin's government, is withdrawing…

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Lev Ponomarev: Putin will be gone and the country will be left in a poor state

20 May 2022 Lev Ponomarev in conversation with Aleksei Voloshin Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Спектр.Пресс] In the closing days of April, one of the founders of Memorial and the…

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