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January 19, 2012
Moscow court closes criminal proceedings against Oleg Orlov, head of Russian human rights organization Memorial.
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December 19, 2011

(Washington, D.C.) --The shocking murder of a journalist shot dead in Dagestan last night is a terrible sign of the risks journalists in Dagestan face, Amnesty International said today.

December 16, 2011
Russian authorities must promptly investigate the murder of courageous Dagestan journalist Khadzhimurad Kamalov.
December 7, 2011
Since demonstrations started, there have been numerous reports of beatings of peaceful protesters by the police and denial of medical treatment.

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