Write to Russia – Dmytro Lisovets, unlawfully imprisoned by Russia for serving in Ukrainian forces

Dmytro Lisovets is a Ukrainian from Mariupol sentenced on 7 December 2023 to 16 years’ imprisonment in a strict regime penal colony for fighting in the Donbas in 2016-2017. He…

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‘We only had an hour, so as soon as I got home I started writing him what I hadn’t had time to say.’ Interview with Tatyana Kasatkina, wife of imprisoned human rights activist Oleg Orlov [Meduza]

Oleg Orlov 27 June 2024 In hard times, it’s easy to lose faith in yourself and even the people closest to you. If this has happened to you, read this…

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Write to Russia: Dolite Sinitsyna – a retired history teacher imprisoned for criticising Russia’s war against Ukraine on social media

On 25 May 2023, Dolite Sinitsyna, a pensioner and resident of Nakhodka in Primorsky region in Russia's Far East, was sentenced to 18 months in a penal colony on a…

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Write to Russia: Ramilya Galim – sentenced to five years for calling on soldiers mobilised from Bashkortostan not to kill Ukrainians

On 22 December 2023 Ramilya Galim, an activist from Ufa in Bashkortostan, was sentenced to five years in a general regime penal colony on charges of 'inciting activities against state…

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Write to Russia: Ukrainian citizens Volodymyr Udovyka, Volodymyr Linnyk, Viktoriia Tkachenko and Nataliia Prydatchenko – imprisoned in violation of the Geneva Conventions

Between 4 and 21 December 2024, Ukrainian citizens Volodymyr Udovyka, Volodymyr Linnyk, Viktoriia Tkachenko, and Nataliia Prydatchenko were all convicted by the Southern District Military Court in Rostov-on-Don of ‘participation…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Mikhail Sharygin is a political prisoner

22 March 2024 Mikhail Sharygin, a former member of the Yabloko party in Nizhny Novgorod, has been remanded in custody on charges of involvement in Navalny's Headquarters Source: Political Prisoners.…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Dmytro Lisovets is a political prisoner

21 March 2024 Dmytro Lisovets, a Ukrainian citizen from Mariupol, has been sentenced to 16 years’ imprisonment in a strict regime penal colony for participation in the war in Donbas…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Vladislav Kraval is a political prisoner

18 March 2024 Vladislav Kraval has been sentenced to six years and three months in a penal colony on charges of vandalism and falsely reporting the arson of a military…

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