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Weekly Update No. 05 (278) 12 February 2018

Rights in Russia

Week-ending 9 February 2018 [see also attachment]



Boris Altshuler: American sanctions as a lifeline for poverty-stricken Russian families with children

Dinar Idrisov: "They hit me on the head methodically – kicking me, mostly" [OVD-Info]

Liubov Moseeva-Elye: A legal challenge against rules of conduct in Obninsk City Court

Organising committee of Boris Nemtsov Memorial March informs Moscow authorities of plans to hold event on 25th February


Human Rights Groups in Russia

International Memorial Society: Memorial after Arseny Roginsky

Memorial Human Rights Centre: Kaliningrad journalist and member of the political opposition Igor Rudnikov is a political prisoner

OVD-Info Weekly Bulletin No. 41: Violence and Impunity

Open Russia: Weekly Human Rights Newsletter


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12 Feb 2018, 10:13