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  • January 2014 Security operations / Sochi  / Right of assembly  / Freedom of expression  / LGBT rights  / High profile cases  / Ombuds office Read more
    Posted 14 Feb 2014 11:51 by Rights in Russia
  • December 2013 Volgograd bombings / North Caucasus / Amnesty / High profile cases / Right of association / Right of assembly / LGBT rights / Freedom of expression/ Residence  Read more
    Posted 14 Feb 2014 11:48 by Rights in Russia
  • November 2013 Greenpeace / Pussy Riot / Bolotnaya Square / Right of association / Freedom of expression / LGBT rights / Foreign citizens / Other high profile cases / Legislation Read more
    Posted 3 Jan 2014 01:21 by Rights in Russia
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January 2014

posted 14 Feb 2014 11:51 by Rights in Russia

Security operations / Sochi  / Right of assembly  / Freedom of expression  / LGBT rights  / High profile cases  / Ombuds office 

December 2013

posted 14 Feb 2014 11:47 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 14 Feb 2014 11:48 ]

Volgograd bombings / North Caucasus / Amnesty / High profile cases / Right of association / Right of assembly / LGBT rights / Freedom of expression/ Residence  

November 2013

posted 3 Jan 2014 01:21 by Rights in Russia

Greenpeace / 
Pussy Riot / Bolotnaya Square / Right of association / Freedom of expression / LGBT rights / Foreign citizens / Other high profile cases / Legislation 

October 2013

posted 11 Nov 2013 10:39 by Rights in Russia

Greenpeace: Arctic Sunrise / 
Right of assembly / Pussy Riot / Freedom of expression / Aleksei Navalny / Racism / European Court of Human Rights / NGOs - NGO activists 

September 2013

posted 20 Oct 2013 13:10 by Rights in Russia

Electoral rights / 
Right of association / North Caucasus  / Environment  / Right of assembly  / Pussy Riot 

July 2013

posted 2 Aug 2013 04:55 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 2 Aug 2013 04:55 ]

Killings  /  
Pussy Riot  /  Yukos  /  Right of association  /  LGBT rights  /  Aleksei Navalny  / Other cases 

June 2013

posted 20 Jul 2013 10:11 by Rights in Russia

Right of assembly / 
‘Foreign agent’ law / Activists / LGBT rights / Justice system / Freedom of expression / Yukos case 

May 2013

posted 8 Jun 2013 11:12 by Rights in Russia

Pussy riot / R
ight of association / Right of assembly  / Freedom of expression / Activists  /  Yukos  /  North Caucasus 

April 2013

posted 13 May 2013 01:55 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 13 May 2013 01:55 ]

Right of association: 
NGOs challenge Putin's comment that NGOs received about $1bn from abroad  / Memorial Human Rights Center files challenge against inspections  /  Justice Ministry says no evidence of extremism  / Civic Assistance Committee gets repeat inspection  / Golos fined /  Transparency International-Russia warned  /  Memorial Human Rights CentreAgora, and Memorial Anti-Discrimination Centre told to register as ‘foreign agents’ 
Right of assembly: Moscow court extends house arrest of Sergei Udaltsov  /  Moscow court dismisses abduction complaint by Leonid Razvozzhaev  /  Moscow rally in support of those charged over Bolotnaya Square rally  /  24 protesters arrested on Red Square  /  Independent inquiry vindicates protesters at May 2012 rally  /  Konstantin Lebedev sentenced  / New commission of experts on May rally  announced 
Pussy Riot: Court postpones hearing Alekhina’s petition for parole  / Court denies parole request by Nadezhda Tolokonnikova. 
Aleksei Navalny: Navalny's criticism of the government made investigators ‘accelerate’ case against him  / Rally in Moscow against trial of Navalny  /  New — fifth — charge against Navalny  /  Navalny says trial would prove his innocence  /  UN Special Rapporteur urges Russian Government to guarantee independence of justice system 
Magnitsky case: USA places visa bans and asset freezes on 18 in "Magnitsky list"  /  Russia publishes list of 18 barred from country  /  Bill Browder placed on an international wanted list 
Mikhail Savva: FSB detains Mikhail Savva  /  Court orders Savva be held in custody  /  Wife says case is politically motivated 
Internet freedom:  Investigators search office and home of Pavel Durov, founder of the VKontakte  /  Internet publications get warnings over  Pussy Riot publications 
North Caucasus: European Court of Human Rights rules in Askhabova v Russia that police loyal to Ramzan Kadyrov kidnapped and murdered local man  /  Police and private security forces forcibly dispersed protestors in Sochi  /  Police said 73 alleged members of Islamist insurgency killed in 2013. 

March 2013

posted 12 Apr 2013 09:56 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 12 Apr 2013 15:31 ]

Pussy Riot case: 
Human Rights Watch calls for release of imprisoned Pussy Riot members / Ombudsman Vladimir Lukin petitions for quashing of Pussy Riot verdict / Penal colony says it opposes Tolokonnikova’s parole / Prosecutors find violations in Alekhina’s conditions  
Magnitsky case: Interior Ministry to bring criminal charges against Bill Browder / Magnitsky's widow Natalya Zharikova says trial is ‘an insult to his memory’ / Posthumous trial of Magnitsky for tax evasion began on 11/3. 
Leonid Razvozzhaev case: Razvozzhaev taken from pre-trial detention in Irkutsk to Moscow / Charged with making a false accusation / Pre-trial detention extended by four months. 
Right of association: Moscow prosecutors conduct inspections of NGOs / Law enforcement agencies conduct inspections in Krasnodar / Inspections on  21/3, 25/3, 27/3, and 28/3 / Pavel Chikov (Agora) and Lev Ponomarev (For Human Rights) summoned for questioning / Charges brought against Lev Ponomarev / EU-Russia Civil Society Forum and Amnesty International, Frontline Defenders and Human Rights Watch express concern at the inspections / Presidential Council on Human Rights and Civil Society called on Prosecutor General to explain inspections / Memorial Human Rights Centre asks Moscow Prosecutor's Office to explain legal grounds for inspections 
Right of assembly: Pre-trial detention for three activists detained at Bolotnaya Square rally extended / Seven detained at rally in support of Pussy Riot / Demonstrators arrested following alleged attack by riot police / Claim made that police organized clashes at Bolotnaya Square rally / Moscow city hall rejects request to hold Strategy 31 rally
Freedom of expression: Academic Ivan Moseyev fined 100,000 roubles for insulting dignity of Russian ethnic group / Federal media and telecoms watchdog said Twitter agreed to block access to blacklisted accounts or posts / Federal consumer protection agency criticized Google and YouTube.

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