Dmitry Makarov: There are serious concerns that a system for controlling the movement of citizens will remain after the quarantine measures have ended

18 May 2020 Dmitry Makarov is co-chair of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [an adaptation of the original source: Foreign Policy] Human rights defenders are concerned that…

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Quote for the Week. Tatiana Golikova: ‘We never manipulate official statistical data.’

Week-ending 15 May 2020 Source: Wikipedia Tatiana Golikova, ministser of health: 'We never manipulate official statistical data.' Source: Russia defends its ‘exceptionally precise’ Covid-19 death data Russian officials have defended…

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Valery Borshchev et al: Open Letter on the necessity of an amnesty and the release of people in custody in connection with the emergency

6 April 2020 Pictured (left): Valery Borshchev, co-chair of Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source:  Ekho Moskvy] OPEN LETTER The pandemic has posed a serious threat to…

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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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