Human Rights Project ‘Support for Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Kirill Ukraintsev, chair of the Courier trade union, is a political prisoner.

10 June 2022 Ukraintsev is being prosecuted under the ‘Dadin’ article of the Russian Criminal Code for organising protests by delivery and taxi drivers Source: Human Rights Project 'Support for…

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Human Rights Project ‘Support for Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Maria Chugunova, who took part in a rally in support of Navalny and has been convicted of blocking a road in downtown Moscow, is a political prisoner

15 June 2022 Maria Chugunova has been sentenced to eight months in a general-regime penal colony.   Source: Human Rights Project 'Support for Political Prisoners. Memorial' The Human Rights Project ‘Support…

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Sergei Davidis: Ten years on from Bolotnaya

7 May 2022 By Sergei Davidis Source: Facebook Lots of people go back over the past, trying to reach a view on one thing or another with the benefit of…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: When will the sleeper wake up?

9 March 2022 by Aleksandr Podrabinek  Source: Vot-Tak.TV “When will Russian society finally wake from its slumber and overthrow Putin’s authoritarian regime?” polite people from thriving Western countries ask me…

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Ilya Shablinsky: Solitary picketing is one of the simplest and most innocuous rights, but even this is being destroyed

Ilya Shablinsky. Photo: Anna Artemyeva / Novaya Gazeta 8 October 2020 Ilya Shablinsky, doctor of law and member of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: ОВД-Инфо]…

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Lev Ponomarev: “The war to nullify the youth — the future of the country — continues”

A war for nullification (22.06.2020) 22 June 2020 Lev Ponomarev, chair of the national NGO For Human Rights and member of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original…

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Lev Ponomarev: Do not worry: they will both meet you and guide you. As for where to…

20 June 2020 Lev Ponomarev, chairof the national NGO For Human Rights, member of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Echo of Moscow] Quarantine restrictions in…

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Podcast Simon & Sergei: Rights in Russia week-ending 3 April 2020 with Lev Ponomarev

This week Simon Cosgrove and Sergei Nikitin talk with Lev Ponomarev (pictured left), long-time head of For Human Rights, one of Russia's leading human rights NGOs. This podcast is in the Russian…

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