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“Undesirable” critics criminalised in Russia

On 19 May, the Russian Duma adopted a new law enabling Russian authorities to label any organisation as “undesirable” and thus criminalise them. 22 May 2015 »

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Mikalai Statkevich will remain in prison for another year and a half

The trial of a political prisoner Mikalai Statkevich on changing the regime of serving his sentence to prison confinement took place on 4 May in Shklou penal colony №17. The basis for the regime change are claimed to be numerous violations of internal regulations of the colony and disobeying the requirements of the colony administration. In a letter to his wife Maryna Adamovich, Statkevich wrote that he had been placed in cell-type premises. 12 May 2015 »

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