Human Rights Project ‘Support for Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Vladimir Kara-Murza, a politician accused of spreading fake news about the Russian army, is a political prisoner

20 May 2022 The trigger for the criminal prosecution was a speech by Kara-Murza to the Arizona House of Representatives Source: Human Rights Project 'Support for Political Prisoners. Memorial' The…

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Human Rights Project ‘Support for Political Prisoners. Memorial’: A member of a Moscow district council, remanded in custody for distributing ‘fake news’ about the Russian army, is a political prisoner

23 May 2022 Members of Moscow’s Krasnoselsky district municipal council, Aleksei Gorinov and Elena Kotenochkina spoke out against the war on Ukraine at a meeting of the council. They now…

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Human Rights Project ‘Support for Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Smolensk-based bloggers Ruslan Bobiev and Anastasia Chistova are political prisoners

18 April 2022 In October 2021 Bobiev and Chistova were sentenced to 10 months in prison for a photograph of simulated oral sex in front of St Basil's Cathedral Source:…

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Human Rights Project ‘Support for Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Smolensk-based blogger Aleksei Chervyakov is a political prisoner

12 May 2022 Chervyakov is being prosecuted on charges of rehabilitating Nazism for comments he made online against graffiti with a veteran's portrait Source: Human Rights Project 'Support for Political…

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