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‘Dovlatov’s phrase about “four million denunciations” is a dangerous falsehood.’ Aleksandr Cherkasov on repressions, the Nobel Prize and the state of human rights advocacy [Bumaga]

Photo: Nikita Mouraviev/ Facebook 21 November 2022 by Aleksandr Cherkasov Source: Bumaga This year, the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to human rights activists: the chair of the Belarusian movement Viasna,…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: The Kremlin protects its killers. What the verdict in the case of the shooting down of Flight MH17 means

21 November 2022 by Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Vot-Tak.TV From the very beginning of the trial in The Hague in the case of the shooting down of the Malaysian Airlines' Boeing…

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Oleg Orlov: ‘They wanted fascism. They got it.’

14 November 2022 by Oleg Orlov, co-chair of the board of the Human Rights Defence Centre Memorial Source: Facebook [this article was first published in French translation by Mediapart] The bloody…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: Justice Has Fallen Silent on Both Sides of the Front

14 November 2022 by Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Vot-Tak.TV The logic of the Ukrainian regime in returning a Wagner Group soldier who had surrendered is understandable. Isn’t the life of one…

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Martin Dewhirst reviews ‘The Fight of Our Lives: My Time with Zelenskyy, Ukraine’s Battle for Democracy, and What It Means for the World’ by Iuliia Mendel

11 November 2022 by Martin Dewhirst Martin Dewhirst reviews Iuliia Mendel, The Fight of Our Lives: My Time with Zelenskyy, Ukraine’s Battle for Democracy, and What It Means for the…

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Memorial Human Rights Defence Centre: Statement on the arrest of Mikhail Kriger

7 November 2022 Source: Facebook On 3 November 2022 well-known democracy and human rights activist Mikhail Kriger was detained in Moscow. On 5 November Moscow’s Cheremushkinsky district court remanded Kriger…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: School – to arms! Why Russian adolescents have 70 hours of war a year

11 November 2022  by Aleksandr Podrabinek  Source: Vot-Tak.TV The waves of military-patriotic hysteria raised by state propaganda have reached our schools. Education Minister Sergei Kravtsov has announced the introduction of…

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Mediazona: More than 5,000 police charges for “discreditation” of the army have gone to Russian courts

9 November 2022 Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: MediaZona] Since early March 2002, 5,003 administrative cases on “discreditation” of the army (Article 20.3.3 of the Russian Code of Administration…

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Andrei Arkhangelsky on historical parallels and a possible future prosecution of Russia’s political leaders and propagandists

5 November 2022 by Andrei Arkhangelsky, journalist and culture specialist  Source: Radio Svoboda In the Hague, at the request of Ukraine and with the participation of international jurists, a special…

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