Rights in Russia interview – with Robert van Voren on Andrei Sakharov, human rights & Russia’s war against Ukraine

Mary Page talks with Robert van Voren, chief executive of Human Rights in Mental Health - Federation Global Initiative on Psychiatry (FGIP) and a Sovietologist by education. He is currently…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: Rumors of the Advantages of Putin’s Death Are Somewhat Exaggerated

31 May 2022 by Aleksandr Podrabinek  Source: Vot-Tak.TV British intelligence is doubtless a more reliable source than “British scholars.” So it’s forgivable to cite them, although no intelligence service in…

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Olga Romanova: Fishman on the country and Nemtsov

Olga Romanova 3 May 2022 Olga Romanova reviews Mikhail Fishman's new book: Преемник. История Бориса Немцова и страны, в которой он не стал президентом [The Successor. The history of Boris…

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Boris Altshuler: What has happened to Vladimir Putin? I beg you to stop, enough blood has been shed!

10 April 2022 by Boris Altshuler, chair of the board of the Right of the Child, member of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group "History shows conclusively that…

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Aleksandr Podrabinek: National Guilt and Personal Responsibility

8 April 2022 by Aleksandr Podrabinek This English translation was first published by Desk Russie and is republished here by kind permission. You can find out more about Desk Russie here. The…

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Bill Bowring: Legal and human rights aspects of the aggression by the Russian Federation against Ukraine

4 April 2022 by Professor Bill Bowring, Birkbeck College, University of London, Barrister Intervention at a meeting of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe: Committee on Legal Affairs…

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Viktor Kogan-Yasny: The West and the responsibility of all Russians for Russia’s sins

16 March 2022 by Viktor Kogan-Yasny, writer, political and civil society activist and commentator, advisor to the chair of the Yabloko party In Soviet times, the collective West proceeded from…

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Lev Shlosberg: ‘Never before in our life have there been such accursed days.’

9 March 2022 by Lev Shlosberg Source: Facebook Hello, friends. Once again we are living in another country. Our old life is gone and will never again be. In the…

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