Soldiers' Mothers organisation in St. Petersburg comes under pressure

posted 9 Sept 2014, 13:21 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 11 Sept 2014, 09:10 ]
8 September 2014

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In recent days the pressure on the NGO Soldiers’ Mothers of St. Petersburg has increased. The human rights organisation believes that the authorities are possibly seeking to prevent them from speaking out. Immediately after the head of the organization, Ella Polyakova, made public information about those Russian military service personnel who were injured and killed, it is assumed, on the territory of Ukraine, she began to receive threats. [Read more]