“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 An unpublished interview with Karina Tsurkan by Zoya Svetova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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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:…

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Zoya Svetova: From the “student terrorist case” to the “Network case” – How cases against terrorist organizations are fabricated and how a Meduza article fits in here

23 February 2020 By Zoya Svetova, journalist, human rights activist, winner of the Moscow Helsinki Group’s human rights prize Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Echo of Moscow] When did they start doing this?…

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Zoya Svetova: Independence of the courts, or imitation of independence?

9 February 2020 Zoya Svetova, journalist, human rights activist, receipient of the Moscow Helsinki Group Prize in the field of human rights Source: Moscow Helsinki Group  [original source: Ekho Moskvy] “Today, the judiciary…

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