Leonid Nikitinsky: Citizen Sakharov, take your things and go!

27 January 2023 by Leonid Nikitinsky, columnist for Novaya Gazeta, candidate in legal sciences, Moscow Helsinki Prize laureate Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Свободное пространство, 27.01.2023] The Sakharov Centre is…

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The Wolves, the sheep, and the watchmen: Aleksandr Podrabinek on the harm of compromises

25 January 2023 by Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Radio Svoboda Who is going to blame a wolf for being a predator? That’s his nature: to chase down the weak, drag lambs…

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Viktor Kogan-Yasny: A Civilizational Fracture

19 October 2022 by Viktor Kogan-Yasny Source: Relga A civilizational fracture is shaping up between various kinds of state-bureaucratic “fundamentalism” that we might characterize as the Z-state vs. the Euro-state.…

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Nikolai Svanidze: There are many Russian citizens for whom the current war does not induce spiritual uplift, but abhorrence…And so long as the Constitution is not suspended, they have a right to be heard

October 2022 Nikolai Svanidze, member of the Presidential Council on Civil Society and Human Rights, member of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group Esteemed colleagues, Seeing as, unfortunately,…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: The propaganda of hatred. How the Kremlin pushes the myth of Russian society’s solidarity

22 October 2022 By Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Vot-Tak.TV The attacks by Russian armed forces on Ukraine’s civilian infrastructure signal a transition to a new phase in the war—preagonal, more than…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek on the future of protest: Winning without violence 

22 October 2022 By Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Radio Svoboda More and more people in Russian society, are asking themselves the sacred question: “What is to be done?” What is to…

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Aleksandra Krylenkova: ‘You can kill, beat, torture, seize and imprison a person. But you can’t make a person fight.’ 

Sasha Krylenkova: Facebook Aleksandra (Sasha) Krylenkova is a human rights activist from St. Petersburg who has worked with Memorial and served as a member of the board of that organisation.…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: Russian draft dodgers. Who needs them in other countries?

26 September 2022 by Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Vot-Tak.TV Poland, Finland, Czech Republic, Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia have no intention of letting in Russians evading mobilization. This is a great gift…

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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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