"[...] 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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  • Return of the Names (video): “Name, age, profession, date of execution” 29 October 2014 Source: HRO.org (info)  Moscow city & Moscow region  Victims of repressions  Human rights defenders  Human rights education From 10am until 10pm, one after the other, at the ...
    Posted 29 Oct 2014 14:08 by Rights in Russia
  • Rock musician Andrei Makarevich addresses those harassing him in new song 27 October 2014 Source: HRO.org (info) Moscow city & Moscow region  Artistic freedom  Ukraine A new song by Andrei Makarevich has appeared on the Internet. The musician, who has recently ...
    Posted 28 Oct 2014 10:54 by Rights in Russia
  • Prosecutors and Ministry of Justice officials inspect offices of “League of Women Voters” 23 October 2014 Source: HRO.org (info) St. Petersburg & Leningrad region Prosecutors Right of associationRadio Svoboda reports from St. Petersburg that on the evening of 21st October 2014 several ...
    Posted 27 Oct 2014 05:24 by Rights in Russia
  • ‘Living with a stigma: how non-profits are surviving after inclusion in “foreign agents” list’ 18 October 2014 Source: HRO.org (info) Moscow city & Moscow region  Human rights defenders  Freedom of association  Harassment of activistsBy Stepan Opalev, Farida Rustamova, Anastasiya Mikhailova [an abridged version ...
    Posted 28 Oct 2014 10:42 by Rights in Russia
  • Prosecutors to report on results of investigation into attack on Lev Shlosberg 24 October 2014 Source: HRO.org (info) Pskov region  Prosecutors  Human rights defenders  Harassment of civil society activists  UkraineThe General Prosecutor’s Office of the Russian Federation has ordered ...
    Posted 24 Oct 2014 12:54 by Rights in Russia
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