February 21, 2014

Free Yevgeniy Vitishko!

The prominent environmental activist has been sent to a penal colony to serve out a three year sentence for allegedly damaging a fence during a protest.

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April 3, 2014

A draft law, which will make repeated violation of the already restrictive rules governing public assemblies a criminal offense, has been tabled in the Russian parliament.

March 20, 2014

Civil society activist Ruslan Kutaev has been detained by authorities in Chechnya after organizing a conference in commemoration of Stalin’s deportations from the Caucasus, and reportedly tortured....

March 19, 2014

Activists in Samara, Russian Federation, received death threats after staging a protest against Russia’s military intervention in Crimea.

March 7, 2014

Following decisions by the Russian Federation Supreme Court, four asylum-seekers are still at risk of extradition from Russia to Kyrgyzstan.