Attempt to reverse liquidation of Memorial unsuccessful [Kommersant]

9 November 2022 by Aleksei Sviridov & Maria Starikova  Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Коммерсантъ] For the third time, Memorial Human Rights Centre failed in its appeal against the earlier…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Aleksei Fedorov, a blogger from Kuzbass charged with inciting hatred against law enforcement officers, is a political prisoner

29 August 2022 Aleksei Fedorov is under house arrest Sourcer: Political Prisoners: Memorial The human rights project ‘Political prisoners. Memorial’ considers Kemerovo blogger Aleksei Fedorov a political prisoner in accordance…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Zarema Musaeva, wife of a retired federal judge and mother of the Yangulbaev brothers active in the Chechen opposition, is a political prisoner

26 August 2022 Chechen law enforcement officers took Zarema Musaeva from Nizhny Novgorod to Grozny, where she was remanded in custody on trumped-up charges. Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial The human…

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Aleksandr Cherkasov: We have far more work to do than we have resources to do it

16 October 2022 An interview with Aleksandr Cherkasov, head of the Memorial Human Rights Defence Centre, laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group human rights award Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’ on the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize 2022: Political repression in Russia has allowed the Kremlin to unleash its aggressive war against Ukraine

14 October 2022 Statement by the project, ‘Political Prisoners. Memorial,’  on the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial It was a very pleasant surprise for us…

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Memorial: On the massive missile attack against Ukraine

10 October 2022 by the Board of Memorial Human Rights Defence Centre Source: Telegram On October 10, the Russian Federation launched a massive strike against the territory of Ukraine consisting…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: St. Petersburg poet and documentary filmmaker Vsevolod Korolev is a political prisoner

29 July 2022 Vsevolod Korolev, a St. Petersburg poet and documentary filmmaker remanded in custody on charges of spreading ‘fake news’ about the Russian army, is a political prisoner. Until…

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Human Rights Defence Centre Memorial: Statement on the so-called ‘referendums’

21 September 2022 Statement by Sergei Davidis and Oleg Orlov, co-chairs of Human Rights Defence Centre Memorial Source: Human Rights Defence Centre Memorial On 20 September 2022, the puppet ‘councils’…

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Human Rights Defence Centre Memorial: On the conviction and sentencing of Ivan Safronov

6 September 2022 On 5 September 2022, Moscow City Court sentenced journalist Ivan Safronov to 22 years in prison on charges of treason.  Source: Telegram  The blatantly unlawful verdict mechanically…

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Statement by Oleg Orlov and Sergei Davidis on the missile strikes against Ukrainian power plants

On 11 September 2022, Russian missiles struck a number of large thermal power plants in various regions of Ukraine. One of the Kremlin's leading propagandists, Dmitry Kiselev, speaking on the…

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