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15.10.2021 | 19:20
Источник: «Мемориал»
13.10.2021 | 14:30
Программа: Support for political prisoners

Alfyorov has been prosecuted more than twenty times for various alleged administrative offences because of his criticism of the authorities. Now he faces four criminal charges for ‘extremism’ and insulting public officials

Источник: «Мемориал»
29.09.2021 | 16:17
Программа: Hot Points, Support for political prisoners

Two young Chechens who criticized the authorities on the Internet were abducted and forced to publicly repent. After leaving Chechnya, they were detained in Nizhny Novgorod on charges of aiding and abetting militants

Источник: «Мемориал»
24.09.2021 | 13:33
Программа: Support for political prisoners

Pavel Grin-Romanov has been sentenced to three years in a penal colony for using pepper spray to protect his wife at a protest rally as it was being broken up by the authorities

Источник: «Мемориал»
8.09.2021 | 15:02
Программа: Support for political prisoners

Senior citizen Yuri Zhdanov has been held on remand for almost six months. The former civil servant is accused of assisting a person on the housing waiting list to illegally obtain an apartment

Источник: «Мемориал»
23.08.2021 | 15:24
Программа: Support for political prisoners

The total number of Jehovah’s Witnesses prosecuted for belonging to the faith’s communities exceeds 500. This is the largest group on our list of political prisoners

Источник: «Мемориал»
16.08.2021 | 13:40
Программа: Support for political prisoners

Olga Bendas has been sentenced to two years in a penal colony for assaulting a police officer by ‘striking the officer’s bulletproof jacket and helmet’

Источник: «Мемориал»
11.08.2021 | 12:27

We are saddened to learn of the passing of Sergei Kovalev

Источник: «Мемориал»
9.08.2021 | 14:56
Программа: Support for political prisoners

Federyakov has been sentenced to a year and a half in a penal colony. Investigators assert he fired pepper spray at a riot police officer during the protests on 23 January 2021

Источник: «Мемориал»
27.07.2021 | 13:56
Программа: Migration, Support for political prisoners

The European Court of Human Rights banned Russia from extraditing Kudzin, a participant in last year's August protests, to his home country of Belarus where he is at risk of torture 

Источник: «Мемориал»
26.07.2021 | 13:44
Программа: Support for political prisoners

Oleg Makurin was fined 300,000 roubles for public justification of terrorism

Источник: «Мемориал»
21.07.2021 | 16:18
Программа: Support for political prisoners

Statement by Memorial Human Rights Centre

Источник: «Мемориал»
21.07.2021 | 14:59
Программа: Hot Points

Statement by Memorial Human Rights Centre

Источник: «Мемориал»
19.07.2021 | 16:33
Программа: Support for political prisoners

Pichuzhin was sentenced to two years in a penal colony for pushing a riot police officer; the court ruled Pichuzhin had struck the officer

Источник: «Мемориал»
13.07.2021 | 13:59
Программа: Support for political prisoners

Emil Ziyadinov has been remanded in custody on terrorist charges despite not being accused of any specific terrorist activity

Источник: «Мемориал»
6.07.2021 | 13:27
Программа: Support for political prisoners

Maksim Smolnikov was remanded in custody for a comment posted online three years ago about the explosion at the Arkhangelsk FSB headquarters

Источник: «Мемориал»
5.07.2021 | 17:33
Программа: Hot Points, Support for political prisoners

The Investigative Committee believes the banned Islamic State received a charitable donation of 7,000 roubles

Источник: «Мемориал»
28.06.2021 | 14:32
Программа: Support for political prisoners

Andrei Pivovarov is being prosecuted because the authorities do not wish to allow opposition candidates to run for the State Duma

Источник: «Мемориал»
23.06.2021 | 10:16
Программа: Support for political prisoners

Ismet Ibragimov is accused of organising a terrorist cell and preparing to seize power by violence, although there is no evidence of even incitement of violence

Источник: «Мемориал»
17.06.2021 | 10:58
Программа: Muslims, Support for political prisoners

Vadim Bektemirov has been charged with membership of a cell of Hizb ut-Tahrir and the recruitment of new members

Источник: «Мемориал»

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