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Press Release
November 19, 2013

More than a thousand independent non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have been subjected to unannounced mass inspections by Russian authorities. Some have faced heavy fines and in some instances...

News
November 19, 2013
A restrictive "foreign agents law" adopted a year ago is choking independent non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in Russia, Amnesty International said as the Winter Olympic Games to be held in the R...
Press Release
November 6, 2013

There is a global spotlight on the deteriorating human rights situation in Russia. Sending Nadezhda Tolokonnikova to Siberia will not dim the glare on President Putin’s crackdown on basic freedoms....

News
November 6, 2013
The continuing refusal to disclose the whereabouts of a member of the Russian punk group Pussy Riot, who is rumoured to be in transfer to a prison colony in Siberia, shows the authorities’ unrelenting...

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