Aleksandr Podrabinek: Aleksei Navalny’s Mortal Opposition

14 January 2023 by Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Vot-Tak.TV It’s a kind of competition. Aleksei Navalny is trying to survive and the Kremlin is trying to kill him. An unsporting competition,…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Askhabali Alibekov is a political prisoner

2 November 2022 Askhabali Alibekov, a blogger remanded in custody on charges of repeatedly ‘discrediting’ the Russian army, could face three years’ imprisonment if convicted Source: Telegram The human rights…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Three Muslims from Lyantor in the  Khanty-Mansi Autonomous District are political prisoners

6 October 2022 Gamid Dataev, Artem Vatrya and Bekhruz Ganiev are facing trumped up charges of terrorism and also of possession of weapons and drugs. Source: Telegram The human rights…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Ten Muslims from Tiumen, sentenced to terms of imprisonment on charges of alleged involvement in Hizb ut-Tahrir, are political prisoners

13 October 2022 Ten Muslims have been sentenced to terms of imprisonment ranging from 11 to 18 years on charges of terrorism, even though no evidence, even of incitement to…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Rostov-on-Don resident Maksim Rachkov, remanded in custody on charges of disseminating ‘fake news’ about the Russian army, is a political prisoner

27 September 2022 Maksim Rachkov has already been held on remand for two months for publishing on his VK social media account a video of the dispersal of a demonstration…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Three more of Aleksei Navalny’s supporters, charged with being members of an ‘extremist group,’ are political prisoners

13 Septmber 2022 Vadim Ostanin and Daniel Kholodny are in custody, while Rustem Muliukov is under house arrest  Source: Telegram The human rights project ‘Political Prisoners. Memorial,’ in accordance with…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Kaliningrad opposition activist Vadim Khairullin, convicted under the so-called ‘Dadin’ article of the Russian Criminal Code, is a political prisoner

16 September 2022 Vadim Khairullin will spend a year in a penal colony for participation in rallies of solidarity with the Belarusian opposition and in support of Aleksei Navalny  Source:…

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Memorial Human Rights Defence Centre: Statement on the arrest of Mikhail Kriger

7 November 2022 Source: Facebook On 3 November 2022 well-known democracy and human rights activist Mikhail Kriger was detained in Moscow. On 5 November Moscow’s Cheremushkinsky district court remanded Kriger…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Musician and artist Grigory Mumrikov, charged with preparing an anti-war protest on 9 May that did not take place, is a political prisoner

20 September 2022 Mumrikov's friend, the anti-war artist Danila Tkachenko, had planned to blow smoke in the colours of the Ukrainian flag over military vehicles passing through central Moscow, but…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’ launches new website listing political prisoners to mark Day of Remembrance of Victims of Political Repression

28 October 2022 Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial According to the most conservative estimates, the number of political prisoners in Russia and annexed territories has risen from 420 to 502 in…

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