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Weekly Update No. 15 (248) 17 April 2017

Events
Rights in Russia is delighted to announce the following event, to be held in London at Pushkin House on 20 April 2017 (7:30pm-9pm): In Conversation with human rights activist Anastasia Zotova

[During the week, Anastasia Zotova will also be attending the 2017 Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Awards, for which her husband Ildar Dadin is on the shortlist, to be held at London’s Unicorn Theatre on 19 April 2017. She will also be speaking at events held by Index on Censorship and Doughty Street Chambers (8:30am-9:30am, 19 April) and the Henry Jackson Society (1pm-2pm, 20 April)]

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Quote for the Week
Liudmila Alekseeva: "We are not living in a country governed by the rule of law"

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Person of the Week: Vyacheslav Maltsev

Rights Group of the Week: OVD-Info

Legal Case of the Week: Tagayeva and Others v. Russia [ECtHR]

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News Round-up
Rights in Russia: Week-ending 14 April 2017

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Comment
Mikhail Fedotov on the regulations under which protesters are charged [Novaya gazeta]

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Liudmila Alekseeva: "We are not living in a country governed by the rule of law"

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Our thanks to this week’s translators, including: Anna Bowles, Elizabeth Teague, Graham Jones, Joanne Reynolds, Lincoln Pigman, Marian Schwartz, Mary McAuley and Simon Cosgrove
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