OVD-Info Weekly Bulletin No. 338: Year’s end in Putin’s Russia

30 December 2023 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. 336: An acquittal – after suicide on remand

16 December 2023 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’: Lev Lerman is a political prisoner 

20 November 2023 Lev Lerman, a pensioner from Nizhny Novgorod, was sentenced to four years in a low security penal colony on charges of possession of 10 firearm cartridges. Source:…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Kirill Akimov is a political prisoner

21 November 2023 Kirill Akimov was convicted of ‘public incitement of terrorism’ for statements he made against the war on Ukraine in amateur radio broadcasts and sentenced to six years…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Matvei Yuferov is a political prisoner

22 November 2023 Matvei Yuferov was sentenced to four years in prison on charges of rehabilitating Nazism for urinating on a display that contained a veteran’s portrait. Source: Political Prisoners.…

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OVD-Info Weekly Bulletin No. 335: Political prisoners in distress

9 December 2023 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’: Daniil Seryogin from Simferopol is a political prisoner

14 November 2023 Daniil Seryogin has been sentenced to 18 months in a low-security penal colony for anti-war posts on Facebook Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial The human rights project ‘Political Prisoners.…

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