Dmitry Makarov: Moscow Helsinki Group Calls on Authorities to Adopt Urgent Measures to Counteract Outbreaks of COVID-19 in Detention Facilities

30 March 2020 Dmitry Makarov, co-chair of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: ОГФ] The Moscow Helsinki Group calls on Russian authorities to take urgent measures…

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OVD-Info Weekly Bulletin No. 147: Jehovah’s Witnesses, the Doctors’ Alliance and the BARS case

4 April 2020 OVD-Info is a Moscow-based NGO that monitors politically-motivated arrests in Russia. Every Friday OVD-Info sends out a mailing with the latest news, which is translated here. To receive…

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Sergei Krivenko: The draft is not going to be called off. The army is expecting new recruits.

27 March 2020 Sergei Krivenko, coordinator of the Citizen and Army human rights initiative, a member of the Moscow Helsinki Group, spoke on Radio Russia. The programme was presented by…

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Yury Samodurov: My Response and Plea to Those About to Vote Against the Constitutional Amendments

23 March 2020 Yury Samodurov, human rights activist, former director of the Andrei Sakharov Museum and Civic Centre Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Ekho Moskvy] Esteemed opponents of the…

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Sergei Pashin: The coronavirus is making access to justice harder for Russians and slowing down the work of the courts

18 March 2020 Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Radio Sputnik] The Russian Supreme Court has suspended consideration of some of its cases because of the coronavirus pandemic. In Russia…

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