The last train to Strasbourg leaves on 15 September. Karinna Moskalenko in conversation with Leonid Nikitinsky

20 March 2022 Leonid Nikitinsky in conversation with Karinna Moskalenko Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: "Новая газета"] The European Court will continue to consider applications by Russians that have already…

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Philip Leach: A Time of Reckoning? Russia and the Council of Europe

Photo of Philip Leach: EHRAC 17 March 2022 By Philip Leach Philip Leach is professor of human rights law at Middlesex University. Until recently, he was director of the European…

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Grigory Vaypan: Leaving the Council of Europe: What will come next?

10 March 2022 by Grigory Vaypan Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: "Адвокатская улица"] The Russian Foreign Ministry has issued a statement saying that the Russian government intends to withdraw from…

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Memorial Human Rights Centre: Statement on Russia and the Council of Europe

11 March 2022 Statement by Memorial Human Rights Centre Source: Memorial Human Rights Centre The Council of Europe is currently discussing the question of excluding Russia from the Council of…

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Kirill Koroteev: Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Marija Pejčinović Burić, spoke in support of Russia’s proposal to leave the organisation

13 & 14 March 2022 by Pavel Chikov, head of Agora International Human Rights Group, and Kirill Koroteev, head of international practice at Agora International Human Rights Group Sources: Pavel…

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Kirill Koroteev on international legal proceedings and the armed conflict between Russia and Ukraine

7 March 2022 by Kirill Koroteev, head of international practice at Agora International Human Rights Group Source: Pavel Chikov, Telegram In connection with the international armed conflict between Russia and…

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Vera Vasilieva on the case of Aleksei Pichugin: The last prisoner

19 June 2020 Vera Vasileva, an independent journalist, head of Radio Svoboda project ‘Freedom and Memorial’, and laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group prize for human rights defence in 2018…

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