On the prosecution of Aleksandr Shestun: Alarming sensations of impending darkness

Aleksandr Shestun. Source: Wikipedia Creative Commons 27 April 2022 Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Obshchaya Gazeta] On 28 April, at 10:30, Moscow Region’s Domodedovo Court will begin hearing the criminal…

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Podcast No. 94. Simon & Sergei – with Svetlana Astrakhantseva

This week we our guest on the podcast is Svetlana Astrakhantseva, executive director of the Moscow Helsinki Group. Svetlana Astrakhantseva is an economist, lawyer and law professor, and human rights…

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New threats to Russian civil society: Human rights activists appeal to representatives of the Council of Europe

24 January 2021 Request for an urgent critical reaction within the Council of Europe to the adoption of new repressive laws in the Russian Federation that further restrict the activities…

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Svetlana Astrakhantseva: Government commission approves Ministry of Construction’s bill on allocation of housing to victims of political repression despite criticism

10 June 2020 Svetlana Astrakhantseva, executive director of Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Facebook] On 14 May the Moscow Helsinki Group appealed to the Russian Ministry of…

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