"[...] 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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    Posted 15 Dec 2014, 06:32 by Rights in Russia
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    Posted 14 Dec 2014, 14:02 by Rights in Russia
  • Winners of the 2014 Moscow Helsinki Group Awards (+ photos) 10 December 2014Source: HRO.org (info)Moscow region and Moscow   Human rights activistsOn 9 December – the eve of International Human Rights Day – the Moscow Helsinki Group named the ...
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  • In memory of Vitaly Pomazov (1946-2014) - with video 8 December 2014 Source: HRO.org (info)  Moscow city & Moscow region  Victims of repression  Human rights defenders  Human rights education Vitaly Pomazov has passed away. We remember a man who ...
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