‘More than likely, a major criminal case is in the works.’ Vera Chelishcheva reports on how the security services routed Perm Memorial

6 June 2023 How the security forces routed Perm Memorial and are sending its associates under the steam roller by Vera Chelishcheva, special to Novaya Gazeta Evropa Source: Novaya gazeta…

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Statement by International Memorial Association in Support of Oleg Orlov

7 June 2023 Source: Memorial Society [Facebook] On 8 June, the trial will begin against our comrade, co-chair of the Memorial Centre for the Defence of Human Rights and board…

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Lana Estemirova on the criminal prosecution of Oleg Orlov: “I’m asking you to sign the petition in support of Oleg Petrovich”

6 June 2023 Source: Memorial Society [Facebook] Lana Estemirova, the daughter of Natalya Estemirova, a human rights activist and associate of the Memorial Human Rights Centre who was murdered in…

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Statement on the searches of civil activists in Perm 

20 May 2023 Source: Perm Centre for Historical Memory On 19 May 2023, law enforcement officials came to the apartments of our esteemed colleagues: Nadezhda Agisheva, Tatyana Margolina, Svetlana Makovetskaya,…

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Declaration of the International Memorial Association

16 May 2023 Declaration of the International Memorial Association Source: International Memorial Association The International Memorial Society was disbanded by the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation on 28 February…

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‘A complete fabrication’: former head of Perm Memorial comments on the criminal case regarding removal of archives

19 May 2023 By Veronika Svizeva Source: Perm Centre for Historical Memory Robert Latypov commented on the FSB information. Photo: archive 59.RU, Sergei Fedoseev On 19 May, FSB officers conducted…

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This time, though, we are leaving something else—a piece from our (now seized) office with the Memorial logo.

Katyn: April 2023

11 May 2023 Source: Perm Centre for Historical Memory Every April we try to go to the Katyn memorial complex in Smolensk Oblast to remember the Polish prisoners of war…

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Sergei Nikitin: British Quakers write letters to political prisoners in Russia

7 April 2023 by Sergei Nikitin The English Quaker Elizabeth Fry is well known in Britain, if only because her portrait was to be found on a five-pound banknote in…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Aleksandr Tarapon is a political prisoner

30 December 2022 Aleksandr Tarapon has been sentenced to two and a half years in a strict regime penal colony on charges of distributing ‘fake news’ about the Russian army…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Crimean Tatar activist Ansar Osmanov is a political prisoner

15 December 2022 Ansar Osmanov faces terrorism charges on account of alleged involvement in Hizb ut-Tahrir Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial The human rights project, ‘Political Prisoners. Memorial,’ in accordance with…

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