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…

No. 24 (257), 19 JUNE 2017

<< Weekly Updates — April to June 2017>>  CORRUPTION “Far more than just bribery” Corruption in Russia and beyond … and PROTESTS 12 JUNE 2017  = Alexei Navalny’s Week = Beatings and fines = for Freedom of Assembly = 26 MARCH 2017 The “Dimon” demonstrations = A new Bolotnaya Square affair? = * Yury Kuly…

No. 23 (256) 12 JUNE 2017

<< Weekly Updates — April to June 2017>> Torture Victim Handed Over = Murad Amriev sent back to Russia = Dmitriev and the Dragon = Comment from his lawyer and others = + Victor Anufriev — Dmitriev should be acquitted + Sergei Krivenko — A political prosecution + Alexander Daniel — He roused the Dragon…

No. 22 (255), 5 June 2017

    << Weekly Updates, April to June 2017 >> “Such abysmal hatred of foreigners most often manifests itself these days as unbridled, hysterical homophobia” Lev Rubinstein “Probably, there has been no situation as awful as now with regard to free speech since the late 1950s and early 1960s”  Alexei Simonov = THE PAST WEEK……

No. 9 (242), 6 March 2017

<< Weekly Updates – January to March 2017 >> 5 March 1940 – Soviet authorities start killing captured Polish army officers (the Katyn Massacre) Thursday, 9 March 2017 – Valentina CHEREVATENKO, Politkovskaya Award winner, speaks at Pushkin House, WCIA 2TA ♦ No Time to Cheer (editorial) What Dadin‘s release means for other political prisoners Dadin…

No 5 (238), 6 FEBRUARY 2017

<< Weekly Updates — January to March 2017 >> ♦ The list of active ‘foreign agents’ today includes 103 organisations ♦ Kara-Murza Jr again hospitalised on life support ♦ Memorial on Shvedov, Sevastidi and situation in Chechnya ♦ Strasbourg orders Russia to compensate Navalny = NEWS = ♦ Weekly round-up ♦ Panfilov refuses to plead…