On the undermining of the foundations of law in Russia. Statement by Human Rights Defenders and Members of the Congress of the Intelligentsia

22 May 2021 Pictured left: Ilya Shablinsky, a legal expert, member of the Moscow Helsinki Group and one of the signatories of the statement  Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Эхо Москвы]  On 4…

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Lawyers’ Open letter: “We demand an end to arbitrary actions against Ivan Pavlov.”

30 April 2021 In the photo, Karina Moskalenko, lawyer, international attorney, member of Moscow Helsinki Group and one of the signatories of the open letter. Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original…

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The Anti-Corruption Foundation trial is a step towards civil confrontation. Statement by human rights activists

25 April 2021 The photo shows Valery Borshchev, co-chair of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Эхо Москвы] On April 26, 2021 the court case begins regarding…

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“Navalny is on hunger strike for a prisoner’s legal right to a doctor from outside” An open letter to Patriarch Kirill by Zoya Svetova and others

14 April 2021 The photo (left) shows Zoya Svetova, journalist, human rights activist, winner of the Moscow Helsinki Group Prize Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Zoya Svetova, Facebook] This…

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Open letter in Navalny’s defence: ‘Stop the grave psychological and physical torture’

25 March 2021 More than 150 journalists, directors, lawyers, human rights activists, scholars, and public figures have signed an open letter to FSIN [Federal Penitentiary Service] Director Aleksandr Kalashnikov, General…

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Public appeal: Stop the violence immediately and abide by the law!

8 February 2021 Pictured: Sergei Lukashevsky, director of the Sakharov Centre, member of the Moscow Helsinki Group, one of the signatories of the appeal Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Новая…

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Statement by Soviet-era Political Prisoners: “We are outraged by this return to the worst times of state terror in our country. We declare our solidarity with today’s political prisoners and express our sympathy and support.”

8 February 2021 Pictured: Sergei Kovalev, member of the Public Commission to Protect the Legacy of Academician Sakharov, chair of Russian Memorial, member of the Moscow Helsinki Group, one of…

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Public appeal demanding the release of shaman Aleksandr Gabyshev

29 January 2021 Pictured: Elena Lukyanova, lawyer, winner of the Moscow Helsinki Group Prize, a professor of the Free University, is one of the signatories of the petition defending Aleksandr…

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Open Letter on flagrant violations of the law and the Russian Constitution in response to peaceful protests

3 February 2021 Pictured: Zoya Svetova, journalist, human rights activist, winner of the Moscow Helsinki Group prize Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Эхо Москвы] Open letter To the Minister of…

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