On the closed trial of Evgenia Berkovich and Svetlana Petriychuk. Commentaries by Elena Sannikova & Aleksandr Podrabinek

In 2020, Evgenia Berkovich staged a play, Finist the Brave Falcon, that had been written by Svetlana Petriychuk in 2019. In 2022, the play received a Best Costume Designer award…

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Write to Russia: Svetlana Petriychuk – a playwright held on remand on charges of ‘justifying terrorism’ in violation of the right to freedom of expression

Playwright Svetlana Petriychuk was arrested on 4 May 2023 together with theatre director Evgenia Berkovich. Both women were charged with ‘justifying terrorism’ for authoring and staging the award-winning play, Finist the…

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