Advisory Council: Comments

On these pages you will find statements and opinions by members of Rights in Russia's Advisory Council

Commentaries by Members of Rights in Russia's Advisory Committee ‎‎‎‎‎‎‎(Russia)‎‎‎‎‎‎‎

  • Aleksei Simonov: Free media exist in our country only in a small number of “special cases” 12 November 2017 Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Voice of AmericaInvestigative journalism does exist in today’s Russia, according to Aleksei Simonov, president of the Glasnost Defence Foundation ...
    Posted 20 Nov 2017, 07:50 by Rights in Russia
  • Lev Ponomarev: Prisoners tortured; a lawyer killed in a car crash: daily life in the Russian Gulag 14 November 2017 By Lev Ponomarev, leader of the movement For Human Rights, member of the Moscow Helsinki Group, deputy chair of the board of the Foundation for the Protection ...
    Posted 19 Nov 2017, 08:28 by Website Service
  • Liudmila Alekseeva: "It’s a shame if decent, intelligent people are leaving Russia" 8 November 2017 Extract from an interview with Liudmila Alekseeva, chair of the Moscow Helsinki GroupSource: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source:[...] So let’s talk about that ...
    Posted 19 Nov 2017, 07:58 by Website Service
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Commentaries by Members of Rights in Russia's Advisory Committee ‎‎‎‎‎‎‎(International)‎‎‎‎‎‎‎

  • Halya Coynash: Remember Sandarmokh & the Historian of the Terror Imprisoned in Putin’s Russia 27 October 2017By Halya CoynashSource: Human Rights in UkraineIt is exactly 80 years since the killing by quota began of Ukrainian, Russian and other prisoners sent to ...
    Posted 30 Oct 2017, 10:34 by Rights in Russia
  • Martin Dewhirst reviews Gleb Morev's 'Dissidenty: dvadtsat' razgovorov' [Dissidents: Twenty Conversations] 26 June 2017By Martin DewhirstA review of: Gleb Morev, Dissidenty: dvadtsat' razgovorov [Dissidents: Twenty Conversations], Moscow, 'AST', 2017, 416 pp., 3.000 copies. Coming out as an active ...
    Posted 26 Jun 2017, 04:48 by Rights in Russia
  • Halya Coynash: Russia reinstates darkest Soviet days by banning the Jehovah’s Witnesses 21 April 2017Source: Human Rights in UkraineRussia’s Supreme Court has ignored the country’s Constitution and the decades of religious persecution under Soviet rule and banned the ...
    Posted 21 Apr 2017, 12:30 by Rights in Russia
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