OVD-Info Weekly Bulletin No. 272: Protests, arrests, summonses

24 September 2022 OVD-Info is a Moscow-based NGO that monitors politically-motivated arrests and prosecutions in Russia. Each week OVD-Info publishes a bulletin with the latest news, which is translated here. To receive…

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Human Rights Defence Centre Memorial: Statement on the so-called ‘referendums’

21 September 2022 Statement by Sergei Davidis and Oleg Orlov, co-chairs of Human Rights Defence Centre Memorial Source: Human Rights Defence Centre Memorial On 20 September 2022, the puppet ‘councils’…

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OVD-Info Weekly Bulletin No. 271: The Criminal Prosecution of Prisoners

17 September 2022 OVD-Info is a Moscow-based NGO that monitors politically-motivated arrests and prosecutions in Russia. Each week OVD-Info publishes a bulletin with the latest news, which is translated here. To receive…

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Human Rights Defence Centre Memorial: On the conviction and sentencing of Ivan Safronov

6 September 2022 On 5 September 2022, Moscow City Court sentenced journalist Ivan Safronov to 22 years in prison on charges of treason.  Source: Telegram  The blatantly unlawful verdict mechanically…

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OVD-Info Weekly Bulletin No. 270: Twenty-two years in prison for journalism

10 September 2022 OVD-Info is a Moscow-based NGO that monitors politically-motivated arrests and prosecutions in Russia. Each week OVD-Info publishes a bulletin with the latest news, which is translated here. To receive…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Father Ioann, a priest remanded in custody on charges of making anti-war remarks, is a political prisoner

27 July 2022 Father Ioann is being held in a remand prison in St. Petersburg on charges of spreading ‘fake news’ about the army. Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial The human…

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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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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Three Crimean Muslims convicted of involvement in Hizb ut-Tahrir are political prisoners

19 July 2022 Ernest Ibragimov, Oleg Fedorov and Zekiriya Muratov have been prosecuted under terrorist articles of the Russian Criminal Code without being accused of terrorism Source: Political Prisoners Memorial…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Oleg Belousov, a St. Petersburg resident jailed for anti-war remarks on social media, is a political prisoner

20 July 2022 Oleg Belousov has been remanded in custody on charges of spreading ‘fake news’ about the Russian military Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial The ‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’ human rights…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Dmitry Ivanov, author of the ‘MGU Protest’ Telegram channel, is a political prisoner

15 July 2022 Dmitry Ivanov is being prosecuted for spreading ‘fake news’ about the Russian military Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial The human rights project ‘Political Prisoners. Memorial,’ in accordance with…

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