Advisory Council: Comments

On these pages you will find statements and opinions by members of Rights in Russia's Advisory Council

Commentaries by Members of Rights in Russia's Advisory Committee ‎‎‎‎‎‎‎(Russia)‎‎‎‎‎‎‎

  • Liudmila Alekseeva: We cannot introduce the death penalty in Russia because we do not have a just and fair justice system 4 April 2017 Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: National News Service] Liudmila Alekseeva commented on a statement by the leader of the Just Russia political party, Sergei Mironov, concerning ...
    Posted 10 Apr 2017, 05:46 by Rights in Russia
  • Liudmila Alekseeva: Once again, the authorities are resorting to intimidation and deceit 1 April 2017Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [Voice of America Russian Service] Liudmila Alekseeva, Chair of the Moscow Helsinki Group, in discussion with Viktor Vladimirov, correspondent for the Voice of ...
    Posted 11 Apr 2017, 10:43 by Rights in Russia
  • Igor Kalyapin on the aftermath of the demonstrations of 26th March [Radio Svoboda] 30 March 2017 Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Rаdio Svoboda] Extract from 'Will they answer for “Dimon”? Who is being jailed and fined for 26 March actions?' Radio Svoboda ...
    Posted 10 Apr 2017, 03:53 by Rights in Russia
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Commentaries by Members of Rights in Russia's Advisory Committee ‎‎‎‎‎‎‎(International)‎‎‎‎‎‎‎

  • Halya Coynash: Russia reinstates darkest Soviet days by banning the Jehovah’s Witnesses 21 April 2017Source: Human Rights in UkraineRussia’s Supreme Court has ignored the country’s Constitution and the decades of religious persecution under Soviet rule and banned the ...
    Posted 21 Apr 2017, 12:30 by Rights in Russia
  • Halya Coynash: Mass persecution inevitable if Russia bans the Jehovah’s Witnesses as ’extremist’ 6 April 2017By Halya CoynashRussia’s Supreme Court appears to be on the verge of banning the Jehovah’s Witnesses after a Justice Ministry application which claimed that ...
    Posted 6 Apr 2017, 09:06 by Rights in Russia
  • Geoffrey Hosking: Putin is part of a continuum that stretches back to the tsars [The Guardian] 4 April 2017By Geoffrey Hosking, emeritus professor of Russian history at University College LondonThis article was published by The Guardian on 4 April 2017People often ask me ...
    Posted 5 Apr 2017, 12:08 by Rights in Russia
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