July 18, 2013
Aleksei Navalny, a popular informal opposition leader, was sentenced today to five years in a Russian prison colony after a politically motivated trial on highly questionable charges of embezzlement.
July 9, 2013
Journalist Akhmednabi Akhmednabiev was assassinated by an unknown gunman near his home in the village of Semender in Dagestan, Russian Federation, earlier today.
July 1, 2013
New laws in Russia criminalise blasphemy and outlaw public activism by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) individuals.
June 24, 2013
A year and a half after being released from the US prison in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, and sent to his native Russia, Rasul Kudaev was tortured in police custody to get him to "confess" to a crime.