Write to Russia: Aleksei Navalny – imprisoned for peaceful participation in national politics – died in custody aged 47

Aleksei Navalny is a prominent Russian opposition politician, anti-corruption campaigner and critic of President Vladimir Putin and the Russian government. In August 2020, he was poisoned with what experts later…

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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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Vera Vasilieva: A letter from Yury Dmitriev

14 November 2022 by Vera Vasilieva Source: Facebook I received a letter from Yury Alekseevich Dmitriev dated 24 October which struck me deeply by the contrast between its contents and…

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