Freedom Under Threat | Amnesty International USA

Since Vladimir Putin came to power in 1999 there has been an increased crackdown on freedoms of expression, assembly and association in Russia. Putin’s 2012 landslide victory sparked even an even greater repression of rights following the large protests after his re-election. This interactive timeline visually represents events and human rights violations since 1999 showing a spike in abuses from 2012 to present day.

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