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December 9, 2014
Authorities in Russia must urgently investigate the burning down of at least five houses believed to belong to the relatives of 11 men accused of carrying out an armed attack in the Chechen capital, G...
October 7, 2014

Anna Politkovskaya was gunned down in broad daylight as she entered her Moscow apartment block on 7 October 2006. She was a staunch defender of human rights, and was bitterly opposed to the war in...

October 2, 2014
Amnesty International is launching a Week of Action, from 6 to 12 October 2014, to show solidarity with independent voices in Russia who speak out against the pernicious creep of repression in the cou...
September 30, 2014
Russia's show trials of Bolotnaya protesters earlier this year rocked many in Russian society and shocked the world. But those headline cases are just the tip of the iceberg in the authorities’ wider...

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