‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Appaz Kurtamet, a Ukrainian citizen, is a political prisoner

18 January 2024 Appaz Kurtamet, a 19-year-old Crimean Tatar, was sentenced to seven years in a strict regime penal colony for lending 500 hryvnias to his friend who is fighting…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Valeriya Zotova is a political prisoner

15 January 2024 Valeriya Zotova has been sentenced to six years’ imprisonment for terrorism on charges of attempting to set fire to a local authority’s district offices Source: Political Prisoners.…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Aleksei Sidorov is a political prisoner

16 January 2024 Aleksei Sidorov from Chelyabinsk has been remanded in custody on charges of ‘incitement of terrorism’ for  calling on Ukrainians to attack the Kremlin Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Tatyana Moskalenko is a political prisoner

9 January 2024 Tatyana Moskalenko faces up to six years in prison for reposting videos calling for protests against the war with Ukraine and against mobilisation Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Daniil Vodolagin, a student from Volgograd, is a political prisoner

5 January 2024 Daniil Vodolagin has been remanded in custody on charges of spreading ‘fake news’ about the Russian army Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial The human rights project ‘Political Prisoners.…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Egor Balazeikin is a political prisoner

28 December 2023 Egor Bazaleikin, a 17-year-old high school student from Leningrad region, has been sentenced to six years’ imprisonment on two charges of attempted arson of military recruitment centres…

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

27 December 2023 Ilya Podkamenny, a 19-year-old activist from Irkutsk, has been sentenced to 12 years in a strict regime penal colony  Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial The human rights project,…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Dmitry Morozov is a political prisoner

25 December 2023 Dmitry Morozov, a military serviceman from Sochi, has been sentenced to two years and four months in a penal colony for refusing to return to the war…

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Write to Russia: Gregory Vinter – imprisoned for speaking out about the killings in Bucha and Irpen

Gregory Vinter is a human rights defender from Cherepovets in Vologda region who has worked as the regional coordinator of the For Human Rights movement, until that organisation was closed…

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Gregory Vinter, a human rights activist from Cherepovets, sentenced to three years in a penal colony for comments on the killings in Bucha

Photo: Memorial 18 January 2024 Source: Spektr.press The Cherepovets City Court has found human rights activist Gregory Marcus Severin Vinter (formerly Grigory Vinter) guilty of spreading “fake news” about the…

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