Vladimir Ryakhovsky: Legal Opinion on the Replacement of Alternative Civilian Service by Military Service through Mobilisation

29 September 2022 by Vladimir Ryakhovsky, attorney at law, member of the Presidential Council for Civil Society and Human Rights Source: Moscow Helsinki Group Federal Law No. 113-FZ of 25…

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Podcast Simon & Sergei: Rights in Russia week-ending 22 May 2020 with Sergei Krivenko

This week Simon Cosgrove and Sergei Nikitin talk with Sergei Krivenko (pictured), director of the Moscow-based NGO Citizen, Army & the Law, coordinator of the Citizen & Army network, a…

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Valentina Melnikova: Proceeding with the draft now is a crime against the state. On conscription during a pandemic

27 April 2020 Valentina Melnikova is executive secretary of the Union of Committees of Soldiers' Mothers of Russia Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: The Insider] On 26 April the…

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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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