An interview with Lev Ponomarev: ‘The skin we have that stops us becoming beasts is too thin’ [Cherta]

12 May 2022 Lev Ponomarev in conversation with Irina Snegovskaya. An extract from 'У людей слишком тонкая кожа, спасающая человека от зверя,' Cherta, 12 May 2022. Source: Moscow Helsinki Group…

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Dmitry Dubrovsky: “My dismissal is a triumph for the closed, non-transparent system”

16 May 2022  by Anton Zhezmer An extract from 'Интеллектуальная катастрофа. Как в России сворачиваются академические свободы', Север.Реалии, 16 May 2022 Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Север.Реалии] Russian higher education…

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Oleg Orlov: “I was merely stating a terrible truth: in our country, fascism has triumphed”

12 May 2022 On 29 April 2022, Oleg Orlov and Irina Galkova were detained in Red Square while staging an anti-war picket. Oleg is a former employee of the now-liquidated…

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Aleksei Gorinov: “I’m being put on trial for stating my opinion”

Photo source: Kasparov.ru 6 May 2022 A letter from the pre-trial detention centre by Aleksei Gorinov, a deputy on the local council of Moscow’s Krasnoselsky district, who was arrested for…

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Oleg Orlov: “We’re here to stay.” How activists, journalists and human rights defenders continue their work in Russia

4 May 2022 by Oleg Orlov, human rights defender and member of the board of the Memorial Centre An extract from 'Понаоставались тут. Как активисты, журналисты и правозащитники продолжают свою…

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Vladimir Kara-Murza: ‘You can’t be silent. All the evil in the world is done with the consent of those who keep silent.’

Source: Wikipedia 6 May 2022 A letter from Vladimir Kara-Murza from the pre-trial detention centre Source: Facebook [Yuri Dzhibladze] Dear Friends, Greetings to all from Moscow pre-trial detention centre №…

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