"[...] 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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  • Ministry of Justice refuses to remove Golos from ‘foreign agents’ register 27 November 2014Source: HRO.org (info) Human rights defenders   Right of associationThe Russian Ministry of Justice has refused to remove Golos, an NGO working to protect voters’ rights ...
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  • Lev Ponomarev: "For Human Rights" is under threat of closure 26 November 2014Source: HRO.org (info) Moscow city & Moscow region  Human rights defenders  Right of association Head of the NGO For Human Rights, human rights defender Lev Ponomarev, has ...
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  • Statement by St Petersburg Human Rights Council on harassment of civil society activists and NGOs 24 November 2014Source: HRO.org (info) St Petersburg city & Leningrad region  Human rights defenders  Freedom of association  Harassment of activistsSt Petersburg Human Rights Council has published a public ...
    Posted 26 Nov 2014 14:40 by Rights in Russia
  • Teatr.doc donates income from play to support political prisoners 24 November 2014Source: HRO.org (infoMoscow city & Moscow region  Prisoners  Political prisonersOn 24 November 2014, Teatr.doc put on the play Vyatlag (taking its name from the ...
    Posted 26 Nov 2014 14:05 by Rights in Russia
  • Ministry of Justice sets up section on ‘foreign agents’ 19 November 2014 Source: HRO.org (info) Freedom of Association   Свобода ассоциаций The Ministry of has set up a “section for foreign agents” within its department for non-profit organizations ...
    Posted 24 Nov 2014 04:12 by Rights in Russia
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