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…

Cherevatenko charged

Reactions in Russia and abroad << No 23, 12 June 2017 >> On 2 June, the founder and chair of the Russian NGO ‘Women of the Don’, VALENTINA CHEREVATENKO, was  formally charged with ‘malicious non-implementation’ of the law on ‘foreign agents’. Cherevatenko is the first Russian citizen to be charged with criminal responsibility under this…

Cherevatenko fêted in London

♦  Women of the Don leader receives Politkovskaya Award  ♦ << No 11 (244), 20 March 2017 >> On Saturday, 11 March 2017, a large audience at the Women of the World festival at the Southbank Centre in London applauded as Valentina CHEREVATENKO, founder of the Women of the Don NGO, received a special award…

A Woman of the Don

<< Rights in Russia – Events (2017) >> ♦  Valentina CHEREVATENKO speaks in London  ♦ Pushkin Club, Rights in Russia and RAW in WAR proudly invite you to meet a remarkable human rights veteran – Thursday, 9 March, 7.30pm On 11 March, at the “Women of the World” Festival on the Southbank,  Valentina CHEREVATENKO will…