"[...] 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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  • Member of Public Oversight Commission visits women jailed for dancing near war memorial 29 April 2015Source: HRO.org (info)Krasnodar  Prisoners  Artistic freedomSecretary of the Public Oversight Commission in Krasnodar region, Elena Malina, has visited the women jailed for dancing near ...
    Posted 30 Apr 2015, 05:55 by Rights in Russia
  • Teatr.doc to premiere play, "The Bolotnaya Square case" 27 April 2015Source: HRO.org (info)Moscow city & Moscow region  Rights of conscripts  Prisoners“The Bolotnaya Square case,” a play based on interviews with the families of people imprisoned ...
    Posted 4 May 2015, 13:00 by Rights in Russia
  • Rights defenders set up amnesty hotline 28 April 2015Source: HRO.org (info) Moscow city & Moscow region  Prisoners  Human rights defendersThe human rights organisation Zona Prava (Law Zone) is setting up a federal hotline in ...
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