"[...] 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."
Liudmila Alekseeva

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  • Human Rights Council asks Minister of Interior to investigate attack on Navalny and his colleagues from the Anti-Corruption Foundation 19 May 2016Source: HRO.org (info)Кrasnodar region   Human rights defenders   Harassment of activists The Presidential Human Rights Council has formally asked the Minister of the Interior, Vladimir Kolokoltsev ...
    Posted 22 May 2016, 08:20 by Rights in Russia
  • Police officer fired for refusing to make arrests at 'illegal rally' 19 May 2016Source: HRO.org (info) Моscow city & Moscow region   Мinistry of Internal Affairs   Right of assembly   According to Kommersant, as cited by Kasparov.ru, Moscow police major Fedor ...
    Posted 22 May 2016, 08:10 by Rights in Russia
  • Human Rights Activist Oleg Orlov: “A basis for mass repressions is being created” 17 May 2016 Source: HRO.org (info) The well known Russian human rights activist Oleg Orlov, board member of the Memorial Human Rights Centre has said that the new package ...
    Posted 22 May 2016, 08:10 by Rights in Russia
  • Soldiers' Mothers of St Petersburg introduce mobile app "Draftee Online" 12 May 2016Source: HRO.org (info) St Petersburg & Leningrad region  Army   Draftees' rights  Human rights defendersThe Android application "Draftee Online" is an aid to any draftee, whether he ...
    Posted 22 May 2016, 08:10 by Rights in Russia
  • International Memorial Society: Commentary on the ‘pseudo-patriots and RenTV’ 29 April 2016Source: HRO.org (info) Моscow city & Moscow region  Human rights defenders  Human rights education   Freedom of expression  Harassment of activists"... But there is absolutely nothing, and certainly ...
    Posted 9 May 2016, 05:04 by Rights in Russia
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