"[...] the striving for freedom never died out in Russia, and over the centuries in each generation
there have been people who devoted their lives to the struggle for freedom, and sacrificed their lives
for freedom's sake."
Ludmila Alekseeva

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    Posted 17 Jul 2014 06:39 by Rights in Russia
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    Posted 15 Jul 2014 12:54 by Rights in Russia
  • Perm Memorial Society activists meet with Perm Region Governor 9 July 2014Source: HRO.org (info) Perm Region  Victims of repression   Human rights defenders After several appeals to the region's leaders, members of the Perm branch of Memorial ...
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