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

16-year-old Crimean Tatar sentenced for removin...

April 7, 2019

Views 18 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 for supposed ‘desecration of the Russian flag’ under Article 329 of Russia’s criminal code which, like the flags, is being illegally used on occupied territory.

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Oleg Sentsov’s will was published during ...

October 26, 2018

Views 91 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 text of the will and a photo of the original were published by Gromadske. Sentsov specifically writes that in the event of his death that he bequeaths the rights

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Oleg Sentsov’s will was published during his hunger strike
Sentsov won the Polish prize called Pro Dignitate Humana

Sentsov won the Polish prize called Pro Dignita...

October 23, 2018

Views 140 Ukrainian director Oleg Sentsov, won the Polish prize Pro Dignitate Humana. This was announced on October 23 by the Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputovich, during a meeting with his Ukrainian counterpart Pavel Klimkin.

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The court in Crimea left the defendants of the ...

October 23, 2018

Views 676 The Kremlin’s Supreme Court, controlled by the Kremlin, dismissed an appeal by lawyers to extend the preventive measure to the defendants in the “Vedzhie Kashka case” Kazim Ametov, Bekir Degermendzhi, Ruslan Trubach and Asan Chapukh, Krym. Realii reports with reference to its own correspondent.

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The court in Crimea left the defendants of the ” Vedzhie Kashka case” under arrest
The Act on Fees for a peaceful assembly will increase pressure on the Crimean people

The Act on Fees for a peaceful assembly will in...

October 21, 2018

Views 361 Alexander Sedov, an expert of the Crimean human rights’ group, believes that supplementing the Russian Code of Administrative Offenses with article 20.2.3. will give the occupying authorities of Crimea new leverage on local activists, as written by “Krym. Realii”.

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The employee of Amnesty International was kidna...

October 15, 2018

Views 119 In Ingushetia, an Amnesty International researcher Oleg Kozlovsky was kidnapped. He was monitoring the protests against the transfer of the land to Chechnya. As reported on the website of the international organization. On October 6, the day after Kozlovsky arrived in Magas, a man knocked on his hotel room door. Using false information

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The employee of Amnesty International was kidnapped and was beaten in Ingushetia
The details of the morning search in Belogorsk became known

The details of the morning search in Belogorsk ...

October 11, 2018

Views 936 Employees of the Russian Federal Migration Service (FMS) on the morning of October 11 carried out investigative activities in a private house in Belogorsk in order to identify “illegals”. This was reported by the public association “Crimean Solidarity”.

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In Crimea, special force operatives conduct sea...

September 4, 2018

Views 95 On the morning of September 4, several residents of Crimea have been searched and detained. Civil activist Marlen Mustafayev was taken to the Crimean Internal Affrairs Ministry headquarters, Zarema Kulametova was taken to a house where entrepreneur Abdulla Yakubov was being searched. This is reported by the Crimean Solidarity project. The search of

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In Crimea, special force operatives conduct searches in the living quarters of several local residents
The court in Samara confirmed the arrest of a pensioner accused of creating an extremist community

The court in Samara confirmed the arrest of a p...

September 1, 2018

Views 92 The Samara Regional Court found the arrest lawful of a pensioner Lyubov Kuzaeva, who is accused of several extremist articles. This was reported in the International Human Rights Group “Agora” referring to the lawyer Timur Miftahutdinov, representing the interests of Kuzaeva. The court upheld the decision of the Samara district court to arrest

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“Happy train”, “Homeland! Fre...

August 31, 2018

Views 85 The authorities of Russian cities one by one deny the supporters of the political opponent Aleksei Navalny in carrying out protests against raising the retirement age on a combined voting day on the 9th of September. Refusals have already come from Moscow, Yekaterinburg, Perm, Nizhny Novgorod and Penza. Some protests are still allowed

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“Happy train”, “Homeland! Freedom! Putin! “And other reasons why the regions ban the protests of Navalny on the 9th of September
The court dismissed the case of a pensioner accused of organizing a rally due to the invitation of fellow villagers to a meeting with journalists

The court dismissed the case of a pensioner acc...

August 30, 2018

Views 52 In Nizhny Tagil, the court dismissed the case of pensioner Irina Kutsenok, to which a protocol was drawn up due to the invitation of fellow villagers to a meeting with journalists of the Vesti program, the human rights project Apologia Protesta reports. The court decided that there is no composition of offenses in

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Freedom of Assembly in Russia in 2016. Review o...

June 21, 2018

Views 215 Criminalisation of the protest continues in Russia: the legislation is moving towards the creation of lists of the undesirable and the unreliable, which, probably, will soon be arrested simply for being in these lists. The so-called “Yarovaya Package”1 is a serious attempt to equate the authorities’ criticism not with extremism, but with terrorism, and

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Freedom of Assembly in Russia in 2016. Review of Legislation and Law Enforcement

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