‘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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‘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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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Aleksei Sidorov is a political prisoner

16 January 2024 Aleksei Sidorov from Chelyabinsk has been remanded in custody on charges of ‘incitement of terrorism’ for  calling on Ukrainians to attack the Kremlin Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Tatyana Moskalenko is a political prisoner

9 January 2024 Tatyana Moskalenko faces up to six years in prison for reposting videos calling for protests against the war with Ukraine and against mobilisation Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Daniil Vodolagin, a student from Volgograd, is a political prisoner

5 January 2024 Daniil Vodolagin has been remanded in custody on charges of spreading ‘fake news’ about the Russian army Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial The human rights project ‘Political Prisoners.…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Egor Balazeikin is a political prisoner

28 December 2023 Egor Bazaleikin, a 17-year-old high school student from Leningrad region, has been sentenced to six years’ imprisonment on two charges of attempted arson of military recruitment centres…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Andrei Kapatsyna is a political prisoner

30 December 2023 Andrei Kapatsyna, an air traffic controller from Magadan, has been sentenced to two years and 10 months in a penal colony for refusing to take part in…

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