Ilya Shablinsky: Do I believe that my country will at some point have to return – in suffering and shame – to this international order? Of course, I do.

2 February 2023 by Ilya Shablinsky, doctor of jurisprudence and member of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Spektr] Today’s Russian Federation, Putin's government, is withdrawing…

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Valery Borshchev: Liquidation of the Moscow Helsinki Group is part of a deliberate policy to destroy the human rights movement

1 February 2023 by Valery Borshchev, co-chair of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Собеседник] On 25 January, the Moscow City Court liquidated Russia's oldest human rights…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: Kremlin ‘Gifts’ to Cuba

29 January 2023 by Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Vot-Tak.TV According to reports from Cuba’s independent Diario de Cuba, there are plans to create a Centre for Economic Transformations in Havana, with…

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The Wolves, the sheep, and the watchmen: Aleksandr Podrabinek on the harm of compromises

25 January 2023 by Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Radio Svoboda Who is going to blame a wolf for being a predator? That’s his nature: to chase down the weak, drag lambs…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: Rejoinder to Boris Akunin [from 23 January 2013]

23 January 2023 by Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Facebook Exactly 10 years ago, I published an article in Ezhednevnyi Zhurnal, and now I’ve reread it with a certain grim satisfaction. And…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: The Last Hut in Line

21 January 2023 by Aleksandr Podrabinek  Source: Vot-Tak.TV  There are no signs of war on Moscow’s streets whatsoever. Windows are not papered over in anticipation of bombings, the wail of…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: Governmental Neurosis or the Power of Superstition

9 January 2023 By Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Facebook On December 29th, when all good people were preparing to greet the New Year, the Russian government approved a bill equating maps…

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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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Valery Borshchev: Trying to destroy us really is beyond belief

27 December 2022 by Valery Borshchev, co-chair of Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Собеседник].  CREATOR: gd-jpeg v1.0 (using IJG JPEG v62), quality = 95 I don't think…

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Valery Paniushkin: It’s impossible to destroy the Moscow Helsinki Group. It isn’t some legal entity, but a spiritual phenomenon.

23 December 2022 by Valery Paniushkin, journalist Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Spektr] “I hear you have a thing for artichokes, Valera. Well, I bought some to try, and they…

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