Zoya Svetova: A New Year’s toast – to those who have been released!

29 December 2020 By Zoya Svetova, journalist, human rights defender, and a laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group Award Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Радио Свобода] In the last few…

Continue Reading Zoya Svetova: A New Year’s toast – to those who have been released!

“Life has turned into a novel.” An unpublished interview with Karina Tsurkan by Zoya Svetova

Zoya Svetova 13 October 2020 Karina Tsurkan in conversation with Zoya Svetova, journalist, human rights activist, laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group human rights award, former member of the Public…

Continue Reading “Life has turned into a novel.” An unpublished interview with Karina Tsurkan by Zoya Svetova

Yury Dmitriev: “I must have really stepped on someone’s toes…”

30 September 2020 The day after the toughening of the sentence handed down to historian Yury Dmitriev, a laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group human rights prize, from three and…

Continue Reading Yury Dmitriev: “I must have really stepped on someone’s toes…”

Zoya Svetova in conversation with journalist Vera Vasilieva on the case of Aleksei Pichugin

Zoya Svetova 26 July 2020 Zoya Svetova, journalist, human rights activist, winner of the Moscow Helsinki Group prize, interviews Vera Vasilieva on the case of Aleksei Pichugin Source: Moscow Helsinki…

Continue Reading Zoya Svetova in conversation with journalist Vera Vasilieva on the case of Aleksei Pichugin

Lev Ponomarev: We demand a thorough and open investigation of the disturbances in Prison Colony No. 15, Irkutsk region

12 April 2020 Lev Ponomarev is chair of For Human Rights — a nationwide human rights NGO — and a member of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group…

Continue Reading Lev Ponomarev: We demand a thorough and open investigation of the disturbances in Prison Colony No. 15, Irkutsk region

Zoya Svetova: ‘The White Play.’ On Teatr.doc and the case of Konstantin Kotov

2 March 2020 By Zoya Svetova, journalist, human rights activist and winner of the Moscow Helsinki Group’s prize for work in defending human rights Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source:…

Continue Reading Zoya Svetova: ‘The White Play.’ On Teatr.doc and the case of Konstantin Kotov