Boris Vishnevsky: The president has signed a law that effectively abolishes the constitutional right to freedom of assembly

6 December 2022 by Boris Vishnevsky, deputy of the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg and laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group human rights award Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Свободное…

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Ivan Safronov stands in a defendant's cage prior to a hearing at the Lefortovsky district court in Moscow, 7 July 2020. Photo: Moscow News Agency PAP/EPA.

Lev Shlosberg on the sentencing of Ivan Safronov

7 December 2022 by Lev Shlosberg Source: Facebook Ivan Safronov stands in a defendant's cage prior to a hearing at the Lefortovsky district court in Moscow, 7 July 2020. Photo:…

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“People are running away from you, Mr. President. Have you really not noticed?” Ilya Yashin’s final word in court.

Ilya Yashin By David Krikheli (Wikipedia) 5 December 2022 Ilya Yashin's final word in court at his trial for 'discrediting the Russian military.' Prosecutors have asked for him to be…

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“You’re going to answer for all of it”: Ilya Yashin’s speech in court challenging his designation as a ‘foreign agent’

Ilya Yashin By David Krikheli (Wikipedia) 2 December The day his suit challenging being deemed a “foreign agent” was rejected  Source: The New Times Moscow’s Zamoskvoretsky Court rejected Ilya Yashin’s…

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Lev Shlosberg: Remembering Galina Starovoitova

20 November 2022 by Lev Shlosberg Source: Facebook Twenty-four years ago, on 20 November 1998, at 10:35 p.m., Galina Vasilievna Starovoitova, one of the most formidable politicians of the post-Soviet…

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Leonid Gozman: If they release me after 15 days, I would prefer leaving the country to death

9 September 2022 Leonid Gozman in conversation with Vera Chelishcheva Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source:  Novaya Gazeta] A difficult conversation through prison bars with Leonid Gozman—about his first experience…

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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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Boris Vishnevsky: They will be fine without rallies and rights. State Duma to consider a new bill restoring Soviet ‘freedom of assembly’  

12 June 2022  By Boris Vishnevsky, politician, political commentator, deputy of the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg, member of the Yabloko party, laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group  Prize in…

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Leonid Gozman: Non-compliance. Russians who did not approve of the war will rebuild the country. The important thing is not to try to make sense of the actions of this government

26 April 2022 by Leonid Gozman, written specially for Novaya gazeta. Europe Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Novaya Gazeta. Europe] I’ll try to manage this without getting upset and…

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