‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Father Ioann, a priest remanded in custody on charges of making anti-war remarks, is a political prisoner

27 July 2022 Father Ioann is being held in a remand prison in St. Petersburg on charges of spreading ‘fake news’ about the army. Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial The human…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Ilya Yashin is a political prisoner 

26 July 2022 The politician Ilya Yashin has been remanded in custody on charges of disseminating ‘fake news’ about the Russian army Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial The human rights project…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Three Crimean Muslims convicted of involvement in Hizb ut-Tahrir are political prisoners

19 July 2022 Ernest Ibragimov, Oleg Fedorov and Zekiriya Muratov have been prosecuted under terrorist articles of the Russian Criminal Code without being accused of terrorism Source: Political Prisoners Memorial…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Oleg Belousov, a St. Petersburg resident jailed for anti-war remarks on social media, is a political prisoner

20 July 2022 Oleg Belousov has been remanded in custody on charges of spreading ‘fake news’ about the Russian military Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial The ‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’ human rights…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Dmitry Ivanov, author of the ‘MGU Protest’ Telegram channel, is a political prisoner

15 July 2022 Dmitry Ivanov is being prosecuted for spreading ‘fake news’ about the Russian military Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial The human rights project ‘Political Prisoners. Memorial,’ in accordance with…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: A photographer who worked for Navalny’s headquarters in Arkhangelsk, remanded in custody on charges of rehabilitating Nazism,  is a political prisoner

4 July 2022 Ruslan Akhmetshin has been remanded in custody for comments he published on the VK social media site about WWII and Victory Day Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial The…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Dmitry Talantov, a lawyer remanded in custody on charges of spreading ‘fake news’ about the Russian army, is a political prisoner 

14 July 2022 Dmitry Talantov, president of the Udmurtia Bar Association and a defence lawyer in the case of Ivan Safronov, is being prosecuted for statements he published on social…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Viktoria Petrova, a resident of St. Petersburg remanded in custody for anti-war posts on the VK social media site, is a political prisoner

5 July 2022 Victoria Petrova is being prosecuted on charges of spreading ‘fake news’ about the Russian military Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial The human rights project ‘Political Prisoners. Memorial,’ based…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Vladislav Nikitenko, a lawyer from Blagoveshchensk who filed complaints against Putin for unleashing war against Ukraine, is a political prisoner

27 June 2022 Vladislav Nikitenko is being prosecuted under the new article of the Russian Criminal Code that criminalises ‘repeatedly discrediting’ the Russian army Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial The ‘Political…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Three opponents of the war against Ukraine accused of spreading ‘fake news’ about the Russian army are political prisoners

30 June 2022 Altan Ochirov and Bulat Shumekov have been charged with publications on social media, while Boris Romanov has in addition been charged with speaking at a municipal council…

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