Podcast: Then & Now #13 – Teresa Cherfas in conversation with Lev Ponomarev

24 December 2023 by Teresa Cherfas Welcome to the thirteenth edition of our Russian-language podcast Then & Now with me, Teresa Cherfas.  My guest today is Lev Aleksandrovich Ponomarev. Lev Ponomarev trained and…

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Lev Ponomarev, Elena Kotenochkina, Oleg Elanchik: How to unite the opposition?

18 April 2023 Lev Ponomarev, Elena Kotenochkina, Oleg Elanchik of the Initiative group of the Sakharov Movement for Peace, Progress and Human Rights  Source: Republic.ru This text was written by…

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Lev Ponomarev on Boris Yeltsin: The Hero Who Was Deleted from History

1 February 2023 by Lev Ponomarev, human rights defender Source: Ekho Moskvy Kremlin.ru, CC BY 3.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0, via Wikimedia Commons Today is the birth date of Boris Yeltsin, democratic Russia’s…

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On the death of Mikhail Gorbachev – Statement by the initiators of the Andrei Sakharov Movement for Peace, Progress and Human Rights

Lev Ponomarev Boris Altshuler Svetlana Astrakhantseva Valery Borshchev 1 September 2022 Statement by the initiators of the Andrei Sakharov Movement for Peace, Progress and Human Rights Gorbachev, Sakharov and our…

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Lev Ponomarev: Most people are still asleep, but they will have to wake up [Republic]

23 June 2022 Dmitry Kolezev interviews Lev Ponomarev for Republic [an extract] Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Republic] Human rights activist Lev Ponomarev, designated in Russia as a foreign agent…

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Lev Ponomarev: We’re going to have to go out and protest, or else the people with guns will win

21 June 2022 Member of the Moscow Helsinki Group Lev Ponomarev discusses the importance of human rights activism in wartime in an interview with Yan Shenkman Source: Moscow Helsinki Group…

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Lev Ponomarev: Putin will be gone and the country will be left in a poor state

20 May 2022 Lev Ponomarev in conversation with Aleksei Voloshin Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Спектр.Пресс] In the closing days of April, one of the founders of Memorial and the…

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An interview with Lev Ponomarev: ‘The skin we have that stops us becoming beasts is too thin’ [Cherta]

12 May 2022 Lev Ponomarev in conversation with Irina Snegovskaya. An extract from 'У людей слишком тонкая кожа, спасающая человека от зверя,' Cherta, 12 May 2022. Source: Moscow Helsinki Group…

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On the prosecution of Aleksandr Shestun: Alarming sensations of impending darkness

Aleksandr Shestun. Source: Wikipedia Creative Commons 27 April 2022 Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Obshchaya Gazeta] On 28 April, at 10:30, Moscow Region’s Domodedovo Court will begin hearing the criminal…

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