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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Legal Case of the Week: Court increases sentence handed down to Gulag historian Yury Dmitriev to 13 years’ imprisonment

Week-ending 2 October 2020 On Tuesday, 29 September, the Supreme Court of Karelia increased the term of imprisonment to be served by human rights activist and historian Yury Dmitriev from…

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“One of the country’s dirtiest trials.” An Open Letter on the Prosecution of Yury Dmitriev.

19 July 2020 An open letter to employees of the court, the prosecutor’s office and the investigative authorities involved in the Dmitriev case. Source: Novaya gazeta At this point in…

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‘For the Benefit of the Authorities.’ Sergei Davidis of Memorial Human Rights Centre on the prosecution of historian Yury Dmitriev

Pictured: Sergei Davidis 7 July 2020 Igor Sevriugin talks withi Sergei Davidis about the prosecution of Yury Dmitriev Source: Nastoyashchee vremya At the trial at the Petrozavodsk City Court, the…

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Statement by the Congress of the Intelligentsia: Save Yury Dmitriev!

7 July 2020 Lev Ponomarev, chair of the national NGO For Human Rights and member of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Эхо Москвы] The prosecutor has…

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Podcast Simon & Sergei: On the prosecution of Yury Dmitriev, with Irina Flige, Anatoly Razumov and Andrea Gullotta

This week our podcast is devoted to the historian and head of the branch of Memorial in Karelia, Yury Dmitriev. Dmitriev's name is especially closely connected to Sandarmokh. It was…

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‘The names of the executioners must not be forgotten.’ Online presentation of ‘Sandarmokh: Place of Remembrance’ by Yury Dmitriev

Sandarmokh: Place of Remembrance[Место памяти Сандармох] 13 May 2020 by Anna Yarovaya An extract Source: Sever.Realii The presentation of the second edition of the work by Karelian historian Yury Dmitriev…

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