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Russian Federation: Further information: New death threats ...
7 May 2014

Two lawyers in the North Caucasus Republic of Dagestan, Russia, continue to receive death threats in relation to their work on a high profile murder ...

Urgent Action       EUR 46/034/2014

Further information: Russian Federation: Court rules website ...
7 May 2014

On 6 May, the Taganskii District Court in Moscow quashed an appeal against the authorities' decision to block the Russian news website Grani.ru. ...

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Russia: Bolotnaya protest anniversary marked by new ...
5 May 2014

The Russian authorities are doing all they can to scupper any protests to mark the second anniversary of the Bolotnaya Square demonstration on 6 May ...

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Amnesty International | Russia: Bolotnaya protest anniversary ...
5 May 2014

The Russian authorities are doing all they can to scupper any protests to mark the second anniversary of the Bolotnaya Square demonstration on 6 May ...

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Russian Federation: Refugee abducted by police in broad ...
2 May 2014

Umid Yakubov, a refugee from Uzbekistan, was abducted on the street in Moscow on 29 April 2014. It is feared that he has been taken to Uzbekistan ...

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Russian Federation: Websites blocked for writing about ...
1 May 2014

On 6 May, Taganskii court in Moscow will consider an appeal against the blocking of the Russian news website Grani.ru. The website was blocked on ...

Urgent Action       EUR 46/032/2014

Russian Federation: Further information: Two men return ...
14 April 2014

Kholzhigit Sanakulov and his son, Sherzod Sanakulov, have safely returned to the Netherlands after being released from a temporary detention facility ...

Urgent Action       EUR 46/026/2014

Amnesty International | Russian court forces closure of ...
8 April 2014

Today's decision by the St Petersburg City Court to deny the appeal of a prominent Russian non-governmental organization (NGO) against a previous ...

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Russian Federation: Street protest may become a crime in ...
3 April 2014

A draft law, which will make repeated violation of the already restrictive rules governing public assemblies a criminal offence, has been tabled in the ...

Urgent Action       EUR 46/025/2014

Amnesty International | Russia to detain activist in psychiatric ...
25 March 2014

Today's decision by Moscow City Court to uphold the conviction of peaceful protester Mikhail Kosenko is a perversion of justice that will see him detained ...

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