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"[...] the striving for freedom never died out in Russia, and over the centuries
in each generation there have been people who devoted their lives to the struggle
for freedom, and sacrificed their lives for freedom's sake."
 
Ludmila Alekseeva
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News of the Day

  • 31 October 2014 Court Gives Billionaire's Bashneft Stake To Russian GovernmentA Moscow court has ordered the nationalization of a stake in an oil company owned by a detained tycoon. The Moscow ...
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Remember the Date

  • 30 October: Day of Remembrance of Victims of Political Repression 30 October in Russia is the Day of Remembrance of Victims of Political Repression. The Day was first officially commemorated in 1991. This year it is being marked for the ...
    Posted 30 Oct 2014 05:40 by Rights in Russia
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Quote for the Day

  • Aleksandr Cherkasov on Memorial: "We help people realize that Russia’s past and present are very much connected" “We help people realize that Russia’s past and present are very much connected—that most probably explains why attacks on Memorial in the past few years grew so frequent ...
    Posted 16 Oct 2014 06:50 by Rights in Russia
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What We Say

  • A Challenge To Us All 29 October 2012A new situation has developed in the Russian Federation. The reaction by the Russian authorities to the peaceful demonstrations for free and fair elections that took place ...
    Posted 29 Oct 2012 07:57 by Rights in Russia
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Advisory Committee (Russia) Comments

  • 'Propaganda and PR campaigns are not the same thing as journalism' - Aleksei Simonov talks to Kristina Gorelik on Radio Svoboda (17.10.2014) 17 October 2014 Source: Moscow Helsinki Group Original source: Radio Svoboda This is a translation of an edited version of the original RussianRadio show host: Kristina GorelikKristina Gorelik ...
    Posted 30 Oct 2014 08:15 by Rights in Russia
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Advisory Committee (International) Comments

  • Jens Siegert: NGOs and the Kremlin – fresh plans to tighten up the NGO law 31 July 2014Source: Boell Foundation Russia BlogIt would appear that the repressive tactics employed by the Russian state against NGOs with links abroad have been ramped up a ...
    Posted 4 Sep 2014 12:55 by Rights in Russia
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Latest Blog

  • Damir Gainutdinov: RuNet: the ‘Shit List’ (Open Democracy Russia) 21 May 2014By Damir GainutdinovSource: Open Democracy RussiaIn ten years, the number of active Russian internet users has leapt from 3% to 48% of the population, and ...
    Posted 23 May 2014 01:48 by Rights in Russia
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Rights in Russia Interviews

  • Rights in Russia interviews Arseny Roginsky: "The authorities still do not understand what freedom of association means" 26 April 2013Arseny Roginsky is chair of the board of the International Memorial SocietyRights in Russia: What is the International Memorial Society today? Arseny Roginsky: Today Memorial is ...
    Posted 26 Apr 2013 03:28 by Rights in Russia
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Weekly Update

  • Weekly Update No. 38 (27 October) 2014 Weekly Update No. 38 (27 October) 2014
    Posted 27 Oct 2014 09:28 by Rights in Russia
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Rights in Russia Week by Week

  • Week-ending 24 October 2014 Freedom of expression:  Channel One  /  Ekho Moskvy Activists, lawyers, business people: Bogatenkova  /  Stolbunov  /  Yevtushenkov  /  MoiseevRight of association: Foreign agents  /  Memorial North Caucasus: Three killedRead more
    Posted 26 Oct 2014 12:42 by Rights in Russia
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Rights in Russia Month by Month

  • September 2014 Freedom of expression  /  Right of association  /  LGBTI rights  /  Civil society activists, entrepreneurs  /  Ukraine   /  Espionage charges  /  North CaucasusRead more
    Posted 28 Oct 2014 13:32 by Rights in Russia
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Latest Judgments of the European Court of Human Rights

  • Judgments of the European Court of Human Rights: July 2014 In July 2014 there were 18 judgments of the European Court of Human Rights concerning Russia. [Read more]
    Posted 14 Sep 2014 08:55 by Rights in Russia
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Translations from the Russian Media

  • On the case of Lyudmila Bogatenkova (17.10.2014) (Dozhd TV) 17 October 2014 Source: Moscow Helsinki Group Original source: Rain TV, 19 October 2014 The head of the Budennovsk Committee of Soldiers Mothers, Lyudmila Bogatenkova, has been transferred to a ...
    Posted 29 Oct 2014 13:44 by Rights in Russia
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International Comment

  • Amnesty International: Ukraine - Journalists at risk of abduction in Crimea 11 March 2014Source: Amnesty InternationalAt least five people went missing after being held by armed men at a military check point in Armyansk, Ukraine, 3km into the Crimean ...
    Posted 11 Mar 2014 21:52 by Rights in Russia
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Noticeboard

  • Joint NGO Letter on Freedom of Association in Russia (Amnesty International) 31 October 2014Amnesty International invites other NGOs to sign this open letter to the President of the Russian Federation, urging an end to the clampdown on the right to ...
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