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Russian Federation: Imprisoned activist must be released ...
13 November 2014

On 31 October, the Supreme Court of the Chechen Republic ruled that the term of Ruslan Kutaev's imprisonment must be reduced by two months but ...

Urgent Action       EUR 46/052/2014

Uzbekistan: Fear of unfair trial for extradited refugee: Mirsobir ...
6 November 2014

After being abducted in Russia and forcibly returned to Uzbekistan, refugee Mirsobir Khamidkariev faces 15 years in prison on extremism charges. There ...

Urgent Action       EUR 62/008/2014

Russian Federation: Criminal charges for raising a flag
16 October 2014

Three men have been detained since April and face criminal charges for raising the German flag over an official building in Kaliningrad. If found guilty ...

Urgent Action       EUR 46/049/2014

Lawfare to destroy 'enemies within' – Russian NGOs tagged ...
9 October 2014

Russian NGOs labelled as "foreign agents" by the authorities speak out about their fight to end the smear campaign against them and their vital work ...

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Amnesty International | Civil activists are not spies, President ...
9 October 2014

Non-governmental organizations across the world are joining together to call on Russian President Vladimir Putin to repeal the “foreign agents” law and ...

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Flowers for Anna – Russia's offensive on media and the truth ...
7 October 2014

Activists around the world will mark the eighth anniversary of the murder of Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya on 7 October.

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'You feel that just anybody can be detained' – Russia's ...
6 October 2014

Russia's show trials of Bolotnaya protesters earlier this year rocked many in Russian society and shocked the world. But those headline cases are just ...

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Amnesty International | Russia: “Speak out for Freedom” ...
2 October 2014

Amnesty International is launching a Week of Action, from 6 to 12 October 2014, to show solidarity with independent voices in Russia who speak out ...

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Russia: Violation of the right to freedom of expression ...
2 October 2014

The enjoyment of the rights to freedom of expression, association and assembly has long been partial, and often perilous, for government critics in Russia ...

Report       EUR 46/048/2014

Amnesty International | Amnesty International's Secretary ...
3 September 2014

Salil Shetty, Secretary General of Amnesty International, will visit Moscow from 9-10 September 201.

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