‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Ukrainian activist Serhiy Tsygipa is a political prisoner

27 October 2023 Serhiy Tsygipa has been sentenced in occupied Crimea on charges of espionage to 13 years in a strict regime penal colony Source: Political Prisoners. Memorial The human…

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OVD-Info Weekly Bulletin No. 330: A criminal prosecution – for 2,000 roubles

4 November 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. 329: 236 days in a punishment cell

28 October 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’: Yaroslav Vilchevsky from Vladivostok is a political prisoner

17 October 2023 Yaroslav Vilchevsky is a political prisoner Yaroslav Vilchevsky, an activist from Vladivostok, has been sentenced to two years in a penal colony  for ‘justifying’ the 2018 suicide…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Igor Baryshnikov from Kaliningrad is a political prisoner

13 October 2023 Igor Baryshnikov, a pensioner diagnosed with cancer, has been sentenced to seven and a half years in a penal colony for anti-war posts on Facebook Source: Political…

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‘Political Prisoners. Memorial’: Konstantin Seleznev from Moscow is a political prisoner

12 October 2023 Konstantin Seleznev has been remanded in custody after sending the Prosecutor General the UN report on the events in Bucha and reminding Putin about the shooting down…

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Statement by the Russian Helsinki Group: In Defence of the Constitution of the Russian Federation

21 October 2023 Source: Russian Helsinki Group On the basis of the fundamental principles of the Constitution of the Russian Federation, ‘Recognition, observance and protection of human and civil rights…

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