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)‎‎‎‎‎‎‎

  • Lev Ponomarev: The task of the human rights movement is to prevent the spread of violence in the country 16 May 2017 Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Ekho Moskvy] By Lev Ponomarev, leader of the For Human Rights movement and member of the Moscow Helsinki Group With less ...
    Posted 25 May 2017, 07:17 by Rights in Russia
  • Yury Dzhibladze on official Russian reaction to visa-free travel for Ukrainian citizens to EU [Voice of America] 13 May 2017Extract from: Данила Гальперович, 'Mосква раздражена решением ЕС отменить визы для граждан Украины,' Voice of America, 13 May 2017 [Danila Galperovich: ‘Moscow irritated by EU decision to ...
    Posted 25 May 2017, 03:10 by Rights in Russia
  • Pavel Chikov: "In the Name of God: Atheists in Russia Under Fire" [The Moscow Times] 18 May 2017By Pavel ChikovSource: The Moscow TimesA recent court case demonstrates that the Russian church has teamed up with the state to take aim at atheists ...
    Posted 19 May 2017, 13:02 by Rights in Russia
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Commentaries by Members of Rights in Russia's Advisory Committee ‎‎‎‎‎‎‎(International)‎‎‎‎‎‎‎

  • 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
  • Halya Coynash: Mass persecution inevitable if Russia bans the Jehovah’s Witnesses as ’extremist’ 6 April 2017By Halya CoynashRussia’s Supreme Court appears to be on the verge of banning the Jehovah’s Witnesses after a Justice Ministry application which claimed that ...
    Posted 6 Apr 2017, 09:06 by Rights in Russia
  • Geoffrey Hosking: Putin is part of a continuum that stretches back to the tsars [The Guardian] 4 April 2017By Geoffrey Hosking, emeritus professor of Russian history at University College LondonThis article was published by The Guardian on 4 April 2017People often ask me ...
    Posted 5 Apr 2017, 12:08 by Rights in Russia
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