"[...] 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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  • Memorial Human Rights Centre: “The order not to take prisoners is criminal” 25 January 2015Source: HRO.org (info) Moscow City & Moscow Region  Victims of conflict  Human rights defenders  Humanitarian law  UkraineStatement by Memorial Human Rights Centre, Moscow'On 23 January ...
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  • Moscow School of Civic Education closes over inclusion in 'foreign agent' register 26 January 2015Source: HRO.org (info)Moscow city & Moscow region  Right of association  Harassment of activistsThe non-profit organisation Moscow School of Civic Education has shut down because ...
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  • Vitishko’s letters held up by prison management 21 January 2015 Source: HRO.org (info) Tambov region  Political prisoners  Human rights activists  Freedom of speech  Persecution of activistsThe management of Tambov Penal Colony No 2 has held ...
    Posted 26 Jan 2015, 04:00 by Rights in Russia
  • Moscow march in memory of Stanislav Markelov and Anastasia Baburova (19 January 2015) 20 January 2015 By Vera Vasilieva Source: HRO.orgMoscow city & Moscow region  Human rights defenders  Right of assembly  Racism & xenophobiaOn 19 January 2015 a march took place in ...
    Posted 25 Jan 2015, 14:57 by Rights in Russia
  • Two more NGOs added to ‘foreign agent’ list 17 January 2015Source: HRO.org (info) Sverdlovsk region  Right of associationThe Russian Ministry of Justice has put the "Committee against Torture" in Nizhny Novgorod and the Ekaterinburg branch ...
    Posted 25 Jan 2015, 13:12 by Rights in Russia
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