Russia

June 15, 2024 22:55

  • Lawyers doubt prospect of bills banning religious clothes

    The bills that intend to ban wearing religious clothing, including niqabs, in public places are causing a split in the society, which is especially negative amid the special military operation (SMO) in Ukraine. Religious clothes are not widespread in the country, this issue is not relevant, therefore the bills to ban them will not be adopted, lawyers believe.

June 12, 2024 19:13

  • Fundraiser announced to pay for Boris Goncharenko’s defence

    Activists announced raising money to pay for the services of an advocate for Boris Goncharenko, accused in a case on arson of a military registration and enlistment office in the city of Goryachy Klyuch. In total, it is planned to collect 315,000 roubles.

June 10, 2024 22:50

  • ECtHR recognizes violation of Krasnodar Navalny supporter’s rights

    The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) recognized a 10-day arrest of Anastasia Panchenko, a former coordinator of the Alexei Navalny’s office in Krasnodar, for calling for participation in a rally as a violation of her rights. The ECtHR obliged the authorities of Russia to pay Anastasia Panchenko 5 000 euros.

June 08, 2024 19:08

  • Oleg Orlov* reports to court violation of his rights after verdict

    The transfer to Syzran after the verdict complicated consultations with a Moscow advocate and became a violation of the right to defence, complained Oleg Orlov*, the co-chair of the “Memorial” Centre for Human Rights Defence*. An advocate of the human rights defender requested court to return Oleg Orlov* to Moscow.

June 06, 2024 21:21

June 05, 2024 18:51

  • Volgograd blogger Prokudin fined

    The court has fined Pavel Prokudin, a Volgograd blogger, by 60,000 roubles under administrative charges of discrediting the Russian Army and petty hooliganism.

June 03, 2024 21:47

June 03, 2024 18:08

June 01, 2024 22:43

  • Resident of Rostov Region found guilty of treason

    A court in Voronezh has sentenced Alexander Shevchenko, a resident of the Rostov Region, to 24 years and four months of freedom deprivation. He tried to enter the territory of Ukraine aiming to tae part in hostilities against Russian troops there, the FSB (Russian Federal Security Service) has informed.

June 01, 2024 17:52

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