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Prof. Ekaterina Mishina reflects on 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of Judicial Reform in Russia: History Matters
A couple of decades ago, one would have written something along the lines of, “On October 24, 2011 all progressive people will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the establishment of judicial reform in Russia, a fundamental document symbolizing the start of considerable modifications in the judiciary, especially targeting the transformation of Soviet courts into an independent branch of power.” Yes, the Soviet courts precisely, as the reform was initiated during Soviet rule, when the courts were Soviet both de facto and de jure.
William Browder on Human Rights in Russia
William Browder: “It’ll have an enormous impact on the human rights situation in Russia, if there are real consequences to the people who violate human rights.”
Not a Hint of Democracy in Russia
On November 3, the Heritage Foundation held a panel discussion in Washington, DC on the upcoming Russian parliamentary and presidential elections, the Russian political climate overall, and the future of Russian-American relations.
The Kremlin sent troops to Moscow
Moscow, Russia: In Moscow tightening the additional forces of internal troops, police and special forces.
Unlawful Detention of Yashin
Amnesty International: Medvedev will not rid the country of police violence and impunity.
The reforms of President Dmitry Medvedev failed to rid Russia of police violence, legal impunity and arbitrary arrests of activists, said in its annual report of the international human rights organization Amnesty International's human rights situation in the world.
Crackdown by the Russian Authorities Peaceful Rally in the Triumphal'naya Sq.
May 31, 2010 - Moscow, Triumphal'naya Sq., 18.00. URGENT MESSAGE:
It's a Victory of Justice
The Freedom Russia Organization expresses it's gratitude to the U.S. State Department for blacklisting by U.S. Visa of persons involved in the murder of lawyer Magnitsky!
U.S. Puts Russian Officials On Visa Blacklist
The U.S. State Department has quietly put Russian officials connected to the death of lawyer Sergei Magnitsky on a visa blacklist as Moscow threatens to curtail cooperation on Iran, North Korea, Libya and the transit of supplies for Afghanistan if the Senate passes a measure imposing even tougher sanctions for human rights abuses.
Riot police disperse action in support of political prisoner
Yesterday, July 14, directly under the windows of the White House in Moscow, 60 young people from the pro-Kremlin organizations without any prior permission and were invited to the sound of the orchestra were singing songs of Vladimir Putin. I want to emphasize the fact that their share with no one to negotiate and no one punished.