Two very different things. Ilya Shablinsky – on how treason is regarded in Israel and in Russia 

24 October 2023 by Ilya Shablinsky Source: Spektr.Press The war in Israel has entered a new stage. And the question of the accountability of the forces that were responsible for…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: One against the System. Vladimir Kara-Murza at the sharp end of the confrontation

11 October 2022 by Aleksandr Podrabinek Source: Vot-Tak.TV War unleashes violence. Military personnel are allowed to kill with impunity, law enforcement officials are allowed to hand out punishments without regard…

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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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Ivan Pavlov: Scientists are easy prey for our special services [Present Tense]

1 July 2022 The human rights lawyer Ivan Pavlov, a laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group prize for human rights, in conversation with Irina Pomaliiskaya of Present Tense about the…

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Ivan Pavlov: Remember that expressing one’s opinion does not constitute high treason. But there are enough other repressive laws out there

28 February 2022 by Ivan Pavlov Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Advokatskaya Ulitsa] On Sunday, the General Prosecutor’s Office announced that “rendering financial and other assistance to a foreign…

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