"[...] 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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  • Karinna Moskalenko: 'Russia has come face-to-face with the fact that it must abide by the decisions of the European Court, but there's no desire to do so' 8 April 2016By Vera VasilievaSource: HRO.org [extract]Моscow city & Moscow region  Human rights defenders  Human rights educationAt the Bogoraz Readings Karinna Moskalenko, project director at the ...
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  • Sociologists’ NGO obtains revocation of 'foreign agent' fine 14 April 2016 Source: HRO.org (info)St Petersburg & Leningrad region  Моscow city & Moscow region  Human rights defenders  Right of association  Access to justice  Harassment of activistsThe Centre for ...
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