OVD-Info Weekly Bulletin No. 345: Insults and a beating because of flowers

24 February 2024 OVD-Info is a Russian civil society organisation that monitors politically-motivated arrests and prosecutions in Russia. Each week OVD-Info publishes a bulletin with the latest news, which is translated here.…

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‘Don’t give up’: the Kremlin has killed Aleksei Navalny. Statement by the board of the Memorial Human Rights Defence Centre

17 February 2024 Source: Facebook The Russian authorities - from officials of the Penitentiary Service who created the torturous conditions of detention, to the prosecutors and judges who fabricated endless…

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Statement by the International Memorial Association on the death of Aleksei Navalny

17 February 2024 Source: International Memorial Association Today we are talking about the tragic death in a Russian prison of Aleksei Navalny. We are talking about a political assassination. And…

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OVD-Info Weekly Bulletin No. 343: A criminal case against a foreign agent

10 February 2024 OVD-Info is a Russian civil society organisation that monitors politically-motivated arrests and prosecutions in Russia. Each week OVD-Info publishes a bulletin with the latest news, which is translated here.…

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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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OVD-Info Weekly Bulletin No. 342: Five days’ jail for rainbow frogs

3 February 2024 OVD-Info is a Russian civil society organisation that monitors politically-motivated arrests and prosecutions in Russia. Each week OVD-Info publishes a bulletin with the latest news, which is translated here.…

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OVD-Info Weekly Bulletin No. 341: Fear of dying after being sentenced

27 January 2024 OVD-Info is a Russian civil society organisation that monitors politically-motivated arrests and prosecutions in Russia. Each week OVD-Info publishes a bulletin with the latest news, which is translated here.…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Andrei Kapatsyna is a political prisoner

30 December 2023 Andrei Kapatsyna, an air traffic controller from Magadan, has been sentenced to two years and 10 months in a penal colony for refusing to take part in…

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OVD-Info’s Weekly Bulletin No. 339: Prosecuted for burning a passport

13 January 2024 OVD-Info is a Russian civil society organisation that monitors politically-motivated arrests and prosecutions in Russia. Each week OVD-Info publishes a bulletin with the latest news, which is translated here.…

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