Human Rights Defence Centre Memorial: On the conviction and sentencing of Ivan Safronov

6 September 2022 On 5 September 2022, Moscow City Court sentenced journalist Ivan Safronov to 22 years in prison on charges of treason.  Source: Telegram  The blatantly unlawful verdict mechanically…

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Ivan Pavlov: Scientists are easy prey for our special services [Present Tense]

1 July 2022 The human rights lawyer Ivan Pavlov, a laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group prize for human rights, in conversation with Irina Pomaliiskaya of Present Tense about the…

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Ivan Pavlov: Remember that expressing one’s opinion does not constitute high treason. But there are enough other repressive laws out there

28 February 2022 by Ivan Pavlov Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Advokatskaya Ulitsa] On Sunday, the General Prosecutor’s Office announced that “rendering financial and other assistance to a foreign…

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Leonid Nikitinsky speaks with Ivan Pavlov about new government guidelines on classified information

4 November 2021 by Leonid Nikitinsky, columnist for Novaya Gazeta, member of the Presidential Human Rights Council, laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group Prize, interviews human rights lawyer Ivan Pavlov,…

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Legal Case of the Week. Ivan Safronov faces new charges, placed in solitary confinement

Week-ending 5 November 2021 On 2 November 2021 it became known that Ivan Safronov, held on remand on charges of high treason, has been charged additionally with passing classified information…

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Valery Borshchev on the dangers of broadening the legal interpretation of treason against the state

2 March 2021 Pictured is co-chair of the Moscow Helsinki Group Valery Borshchev Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Национальная служба новостей]   Sergei Mironov, leader of the 'A Just…

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