‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Mikhail Afanasiev, a journalist from Khakassia, is a political prisoner

24 June 2022 Mikhail Afanasiev was remanded in custody on charges of spreading ‘fake news’ about the Russian army for a publication about OMON riot police officers who refused to…

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“Опять двадцать пять!” Bill Bowring asks Marina Agaltsova 25 questions

Professor Bill Bowring’s guest this week on “25 Questions” is Marina Agaltsova. A human rights lawyer, Marina Agaltsova worked for Memorial Human Rights Centre in Moscow until its recent enforced…

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“Опять двадцать пять!” Bill Bowring asks Elena Zhemkova 25 questions

Professor Bill Bowring’s guest this week on “25 Questions” is Elena Zhemkova, for many years executive director of the Memorial Historical, Educational and Human Rights Society, based in Moscow. A…

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Aleksandr Cherkasov: ‘The curtain is coming down.’ Speech in court on the liquidation of Memorial Human Rights Centre

Aleksandr Cherkasov 5 April 2022 by Aleksandr Cherkasov, chair of the board of Memorial Human Rights Centre, laureate of a Moscow Helsinki Group human rights award Source: Moscow Helsinki Group…

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