Fergus Wright: Partial mobilisation in Russia is a reminder that Anti-War efforts are more necessary than ever 

26 September 2022 by Fergus Wright On the 21st of September, President Putin announced in a televised address that 300,000 reservists in Russia would be called upon to serve with…

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Sergei Davidis: A real choice is made from available and achievable options

12 September 2022 by Sergei Davidis Source: Facebook Yes, as before, it’s better to participate in the “elections” than not, and it’s worth heeding the recommendations of Smart Voting. Honor…

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Sergei Davidis: In the present war, we are not talking about defending Russia

10 September 2022 by Sergei Davidis Source: Facebook Like many people in recent days, I am thrilled and delighted over the “miracle on the Oskol.” A miracle wrought, actually, by…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: An Attempt to Save Russia from Ruin and Preserve It

25 August 2022 by Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Vot-Tak.TV Two Reuters sources in the Kremlin have spoken about how the Russian authorities want to reach a ceasefire with Ukraine. This may be…

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Leonid Gozman: Non-compliance. Russians who did not approve of the war will rebuild the country. The important thing is not to try to make sense of the actions of this government

26 April 2022 by Leonid Gozman, written specially for Novaya gazeta. Europe Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Novaya Gazeta. Europe] I’ll try to manage this without getting upset and…

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Podcast No. 105. Simon & Sergei – with Andrei Kalikh

Our guest on the podcast this week is Andrei Kalikh, a human rights researcher, journalist, and activist with a special interest in the issue of corruption. In the past, Andrei…

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“I fell in love with these people”: How Elena Topoleva-Soldunova came to philanthropy and stayed for 30 years [Miloserdie.ru]

14 April 2022 an interview with Elena Topoleva-Soldunova by Polina Surnina Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Miloserdie.ru] There’s no point waiting for an improvement in the foreign agent law,…

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Rights in Russia interview – with Jens Siegert on the current state of civil society in Russia

Mary Page talks with Jens Siegert about the state of civil society in Russia these days. Jens Siegert is a writer, political analyst and consultant for CSOs who for many…

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Dmitri Makarov: Another Chance for ‘Helsinki from Below’? Reviving OSCE-Related Human Rights Groups

11 March 2022 by Dmitri Makarov, Council member, Moscow Helsinki Group. Contact: orlovets at gmail dot com Source: Dmitri  Makarov,  'Another  Chance  for  “Helsinki  from  Below”?  Reviving  OSCE-Related  Human  Rights …

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Lev Shlosberg: ‘Never before in our life have there been such accursed days.’

9 March 2022 by Lev Shlosberg Source: Facebook Hello, friends. Once again we are living in another country. Our old life is gone and will never again be. In the…

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