Write to Russia: Maria Ponomarenko – imprisoned for sharing information about the Russian attack on the Mariupol theatre

On 15 February 2023 Maria Ponomarenko, a civil society activist and journalist from Barnaul, was sentenced to six years' imprisonment (and banned for five-years from engaging in her profession of…

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“Fainted,” “choked on the stairs,” “sparks from the pain.” Imprisoned journalist Ponomarenko talks about her conditions of confinement in Penal Colony No. 6

Maria Ponomarenko. Photo: The women’s public-political movement Soft Power 7 December 2023 Source: Spektr.press Journalists from RusNews have published details about the confinement of journalist Maria Ponomarenko, who was arrested…

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Human Rights Project ‘Support for Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Barnaul journalist Maria Ponomarenko is a political prisoner

27 May 2022 She has been remanded in custody on charges of disseminating ‘fake news’ about the Russian army in a Telegram post about the deaths of Mariupol residents Source:…

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