NGOs responses to coronavirus pandemic spell lasting changes for the sector

April 16, 2020

Alexey Kozlov is a veteran of the non-profit sector with over 25 years of experience focused on civil society, human rights and democratic development projects....

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Сотрудники силовых структур пришли с обысками в штабы Навального в более чем 40 городах

September 12, 2019

В штабах Навального начались обыски. Они идут в более 40 городах России, сообщил бывший глава предвыборного штаба Алексея Навального Леонид Волков (всего штабы Навального созданы в 45 городах)....

Russian actor sentenced to 3.5 years in prison, after National Guard officer dislocates shoulder while arresting him at protest

September 17, 2019

Moscow Tverskoy District Court Judge Alexey Krivoruchko has sentenced Pavel Ustinov, a young up-and-coming actor, to 3.5 years in prison for supposedly attacking a member...

Political prisoners: events in Warsaw

September 17, 2019

Russian political prisoners in 2019 and the role for the OSCE Convenor: Human Rights Center "Memorial" Working language: English, Russian 19 September, 08:15-09:45 Venue: Meeting Room 3 Warsaw...

Russia has started enforcing its ban on ‘fake news.’ The first suspect? A woman protesting landfill pollution

April 29, 2019

Russian officials in Arkhangelsk have filed the country’s first police report against an individual for spreading illegal “fake news.” According to the news website zona.media,...

16-year-old Crimean Tatar sentenced for removing 3 Russian flags in occupied Crimea

April 7, 2019

16-year-old Abduraman Abduveliev has received a 6-month restricted liberty sentence for taking down three Russian flags in the village of Kurske.  The teenager was prosecuted...

Oleg Sentsov’s will was published during his hunger strike

October 26, 2018

The film director's sister, Natalya Kaplan, has released a will drawn up by her brother during his hunger strike in a Russian penal colony. The...