No Time to Cheer

<< No 9 (242), 6 March 2017 >> ♦  What Dadin’s release means for Russia’s other political prisoners  ♦ “OPPOSITION ACTIVIST ILDAR DADIN left a prison in Rubtsovsk … on Sunday,” reported the Associated Press on 26 February. “Dadin was freed from his jail in the remote Altai Region in southern Siberia after Russia’s Supreme…

Fine for “extremist” literature

<< No 4 (237), 30 January 2017 >> • On 24 January 2017 the chair of the Jehovah’s Witnesses branch in Dzerzhinsk was fined 4,000 roubles for ‘extremist’ literature • According to RAPSI, the Nizhny Novgorod Region Court announced on its website that day that the fine was imposed for ‘for keeping and distributing extremist literature banned…