Monday, 30 March 2015

Weekly Update No. 13 (30 March) 2015

No. 13 (30 March) 2015

Person of the Week: Anna Sharogradskaya

Person of the Week: Anna Sharogradskaya

Andrei Yurov: In Crimea the space for civil society and independent media have been almost totally closed down

Andrei Yurov: In Crimea the space for civil society and independent media have been almost totally closed down

Andrei Kolesnikov: 'A Bomb from the Supreme Commander' (New Times)

Andrei Kolesnikov: 'A Bomb from the Supreme Commander' (New Times)

Quote for the Day: Peter Greenaway on homophobia in Russia

Peter Greenaway on homophobia in Russia: "A political and social phenomenon invented by a man who’s scared and wants to be in control"

Interview with Igor Kalyapin on aspects of Nemtsov murder investigation (Mediazona)

'What will happen in Dzhalka is hard to say' - interview with Igor Kalyapin (Mediazona)

Aleksandr Ryklin: 'Free medicines for one's own people - death from suffering for all others' (Ezhednevnyi zhurnal)

Aleksandr Ryklin: 'Free medicines for one's own people - death from suffering for all others' (Ezhednevnyi zhurnal)

Sunday, 22 March 2015

Weekly Update No. 12 (23 March) 2015 - Rights in Russia

No. 12 (23 March) 2015 - Rights in Russia

Person of the Week: Lev Ponomarev

Person of the Week: Lev Ponomarev

Quote for the Day: Genri Reznik: "Laws should be comprehensible to everyone"

Genri Reznik: "Laws should be comprehensible to everyone, not just to a select number of experts in a particular field"

HRO.org: Update and improvements to website - HRO.org in English

HRO.org: Update and improvements to website - HRO.org in English

Civic Assistance Committee told to register as 'foreign agent'

Civic Assistance Committee told to register as 'foreign agent'

Attempt to resurrect Stalin cult in Tver region - HRO.org in English

Attempt to resurrect Stalin cult in Tver region - HRO.org in English

Statement by Nadezhda Savchenko on renewing her hunger strike - HRO.org in English

Statement by Nadezhda Savchenko on renewing her hunger strike - HRO.org in English

Judgments of the European Court of Human Rights: February 2015

Judgments of the European Court of Human Rights: February 2015 - Rights in Russia

Moscow court dismisses appeal by For Human Rights against inclusion in the list of ‘foreign agents’ - HRO.org in English

Moscow court dismisses appeal by For Human Rights against inclusion in the list of ‘foreign agents’ - HRO.org in English

Monday, 9 March 2015

Weekly Update No. 10 (9 March) 2015 - Rights in Russia

No. 10 (9 March) 2015 - Rights in Russia

Quote for the Day: Sergei Nikitin

Sergei Nikitin: "Russia will be free; the question is when, and at what price?" - Rights in Russia

Aleksandr Kalikh: ‘Perm-36 – a memorial to whom? Of what?' - HRO.org in English

Aleksandr Kalikh: ‘Perm-36 – a memorial to whom? Of what?' - HRO.org in English

Oleg Tabakov: “There must be no prosecutions for articles, plays, books or music.” - HRO.org in English

Oleg Tabakov: “There must be no prosecutions for articles, plays, books or music.” - HRO.org in English

Tens of thousands march in Moscow in memory of Boris Nemtsov. HRO.org reports - HRO.org in English

Tens of thousands march in Moscow in memory of Boris Nemtsov. HRO.org reports - HRO.org in English

Zoya Svetova: 'Why President Putin won’t release Nadezhda Savchenko' (Ekho Moskvy)

Zoya Svetova: 'Why President Putin won’t release Nadezhda Savchenko' (Ekho Moskvy) - Rights in Russia

Viktor Shenderovich: 'Sergei Adamovich Kovalev. On the 85th birthday of an awkward person' (Ezhednevny zhurnal)

Viktor Shenderovich: 'Sergei Adamovich Kovalev. On the 85th birthday of an awkward person' (Ezhednevny zhurnal)

Person of the Week: Ivan Nepomnyashchikh

Person of the Week: Ivan Nepomnyashchikh - Rights in Russia

Monday, 2 March 2015

Weekly Update No. 9 (2 March) 2015 - Rights in Russia

No. 9 (2 March) 2015 - Rights in Russia

Person of the Week: Boris Nemtsov

Person of the Week: Boris Nemtsov

Quote for the Day - Lev Rubinshtein on Boris Nemtsov: "He always gave the impression of someone happy, free and easy-going, even frivolous. A Mozart of politics."

International Memorial Society: "This was a political killing"

Statement by International Memorial Society - "The murder of Boris Nemtsov: the responsibility of the authorities" - HRO.org in English

On politically motivated criminal prosecutions in Russia - HRO.org in English

On politically motivated criminal prosecutions in Russia - HRO.org in English

Ella Polyakova on Russian military personnel in Ukraine - HRO.org in English

Ella Polyakova on Russian military personnel in Ukraine - HRO.org in English

Week-ending 27 February 2015 - Rights in Russia

Week-ending 27 February 2015 -  Rights in Russia