Aleksandr Verkhovsky: Everything has already been said about the injustice of the verdict passed in the case of Svetlana Prokopyeva. But we need to talk about something else.

7 July 2020 Aleksandr Verkhovsky, director of the Sova Center for Information and Analysis, member of the Human Rights Council of the Russian President, laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group…

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Aleksandr Verkhovsky: Anyone can become an extremist. On the ‘Strategy for Combating Extremism’

2 June 2016 Leonid Nikitinsky interviews Aleksandr Verkhovsky, director, Sova Centre Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Новая газета] The Strategy to Combat Extremism' does not contain definitions of specific crimes,…

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Aleksandr Verkhovsky: Humiliating monitoring, or what is wrong with Moscow’s COVID-19 tracking system

29 May 2020 Aleksandr Verkhovsky, director of the Sova Centre for Information and Analysis  Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Forbes] The Moscow government's use of the mobile app called Social…

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Lev Ponomarev: Information on the epidemiological situation in penitentiary facilities should be made public

18 April 2020 Lev Ponomarev, head of For Human Rights, a human rights NGO, and member of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Эхо Москвы, 18.04.2020] We…

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Valery Borshchev et al: Open Letter on the necessity of an amnesty and the release of people in custody in connection with the emergency

6 April 2020 Pictured (left): Valery Borshchev, co-chair of Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source:  Ekho Moskvy] OPEN LETTER The pandemic has posed a serious threat to…

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Aleksandr Verkhovsky: The far-right movement has been routed. Repression will not get any worse, because there is no one left to repress

20 January 2020 Below is an extract from an interview by 7x7 with Aleksandr Verkhovsky, director of the Sova Centre for Information and Analysis and an expert on the politics…

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