Tuesday, 27 June

<< Daily Digests – June 2017 >> — JURY RESUMES DELIBERATIONS IN NEMTSOV TRIAL — The jury in the trial of five men charged in connection with the 2015 killing of opposition politician and former Russian Deputy Prime Minister Boris Nemtsov have resumed their deliberations after two jurors were dismissed for procedural violations. On 27…

Charged under the “foreign agent” law

An interview for the Russian service of Voice of America with Valentina Cherevatenko << No. 25 (258), 26 June 2017 >> For the first time, criminal charges have been brought for failure to obey the law on “foreign agents,” a law which enables the Russian authorities to attach the label “foreign agent” to organizations which…

No. 25 (258), 26 June 2017

<< Weekly Updates, April-June 2017 >> — Seized in Ukraine, jailed in Russia — The plight of Denis BAKHOLDIN: seized in Ukraine, tortured and detained in Russia ♦ PROTESTS — More on the “Russia Day” protests — Detained protesters faced pepper spray and torture in police stations, as well as intimidation and physical violence on the…

Keeping safe at a demonstration

Radio Echo Moskvy talks to the lawyer Ilya Novikov. How can we stay safe if we take part in a protest << No. 25 (258), 26 June 2017 >> Radio Echo Moskvy (Olga Bychkova and Alexei Naryshkin) talks to the lawyer Ilya Novikov. How can we stay safe if we take part in a protest,…