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Russian Federation: Further information: Criminal ...
23 July 2014

The anonymous detainee's lawyers have been sent a copy of an order to open a criminal case against prison staff. More appeals will help to ensure ...

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Amnesty International | Russia increases stranglehold on ...
21 July 2014

The Russian Ministry of Justice today registered four more Russian human rights organizations and one environmental group as “foreign agents”, a further ...

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Russian Federation: Detainee attempts suicide demanding ...
18 July 2014

Chechen detainee Timur Tangiyev attempted suicide on 15 July to demand justice and complain at ill-treatment. The European Court of Human Rights ...

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Amnesty International | Russia: Conviction against activist ...
11 July 2014

The conviction against a peaceful Russian activist who was released from a closed psychiatric institution today must be overturned.

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Further information: Russian Federation: Activist sentenced on ...
11 July 2014

Civil society activist Ruslan Kutaev has been sentenced to four years imprisonment following an unfair trial in Russia. He is a prisoner of conscience, ...

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Russia: Conviction against activist released from psychiatric ...
11 July 2014

The conviction against a peaceful Russian activist who was released from a closed psychiatric institution today must be overturned, Amnesty International ...

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Russian Federation: Detainee faces torture in Russia
10 July 2014

A detainee in a temporary detention facility on the territory of Russian prison colony no. 14, whose anonymity has to be preserved for security reasons ...

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Russian Federation: LGBTI NGO forced to register as “foreign ...
25 June 2014

On 2 July Vasileostrovskiy District Court in St Petersburg will hear the Prosecutor's Office's request to compel LGBTI organization Coming Out (Vykhod ...

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Amnesty International | Russia sends a warning as Bolotnaya ...
20 June 2014

The decision of the Moscow City Court to reject an appeal against the conviction of eight Bolotnaya protesters imprisoned after a politically motivated ...

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Russia: Further information: Bolotnaya appeal approaching
17 June 2014

An appeal by eight Bolotnaya protesters will be heard by Moscow City Court on 19 June. All of them are victims of a politically motivated trial. All seven ...

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