Yury Shevchuk: They’re making cannon fodder and subhumans of us [VoA]

29 June 2022 An interview with Yury Shevchuk by Danila Galperovich for the Russian service of Voice of America Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Голос Америки] Leader of the band…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: Culture and Dictatorship [Desk Russie]

1 July 2022 by Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Desk Russie. This English translation is published here by kind permission of Desk Russie. “When I hear the word culture, I reach for my…

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Human Rights Project ‘Support for Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Vladimir Zavyalov and Aleksandr Nozdrinov, charged with distributing ‘fake news’ about the Russian army, are political prisoners 

31 May 2022 Zavyalov was placed under house arrest for putting anti-war price tags in a store; Nozdrinov was remanded in custody for a post on a Telegram channel Source:…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: If your gunsight isn’t working. On the choice of target [Radio Svoboda]

30 June 2022 by Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Radio Svoboda If the sight of your weapon isn’t working. you most probably won’t hit your target. This is axiomatic. It doesn’t need…

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Lev Ponomarev: We’re going to have to go out and protest, or else the people with guns will win

21 June 2022 Member of the Moscow Helsinki Group Lev Ponomarev discusses the importance of human rights activism in wartime in an interview with Yan Shenkman Source: Moscow Helsinki Group…

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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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Rights in Russia interview – with Robert van Voren on Andrei Sakharov, human rights & Russia’s war against Ukraine

Mary Page talks with Robert van Voren, chief executive of Human Rights in Mental Health - Federation Global Initiative on Psychiatry (FGIP) and a Sovietologist by education. He is currently…

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Svetlana Gannushkina: It’s not only the people we help who thank us, but also the people to whom we give the opportunity to help

Svetlana Gannushkina Right Livelihood Award 2016 Stockholm 11 / 2016 Photo: Wolfgang Schmidt 11 June 2022 Svetlana Gannushkina in conversation with Svetlana Prokudina. The original text includes the asterisks '*****'.…

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