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Russia Extends Jailed Gulag Historian's Prison Sentence to 15 Years
Yury Dmitriyev is renowned for his work that shed light on Soviet-era political repressions in his home region.
Russian Businessman Appears in U.S. Court After Swiss Extradition
The United States accuses Kremlin insider Vladislav Klyushin, of insider trading to the tune of tens of millions of dollars.
criticism from moscow
Russia Calls UK Decision to Allow Assange Extradition ‘Shameful’
Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova called the ruling "another manifestation of the Anglo-Saxon alliance’s cannibalistic worldview.”
'insult to millions'
Defenders Urge Russian Court Not to Shut Top Rights Group
Memorial is facing its biggest threat since being founded by Soviet dissidents in 1989.
Russian Communist Lawmaker Stripped of Immunity in Elk Poaching Probe
Valery Rashkin, the leader of the Communist Party's radical wing, had called for protests over this fall's State Duma election results.
Russia Acquits First Jehovah’s Witness After Top Court Bans Prosecuting Prayers
The Supreme Court recently ruled that joint prayers among members of banned religious groups “do not contain elements of extremism.”
A Flurry of Prosecutions for Racy Photos Reflects Russia’s Intensifying Embrace of ‘Traditional Values’
Several cases have been launched in recent weeks for posting provocative content near Russia's most famous religious landmarks.
Russia Wins Latest Round of $50-Bln Yukos Case
Russia had been ordered to pay $50 billion to former shareholders in the oil giant before the Dutch Supreme Court's ruling.
right to restitution
Russian Supreme Court Declines to Hear 'Gulag Children' Case
Surviving descendants of victims of Stalinist repressions filed a class-action lawsuit to demand compensation the law says they are entitled to.
Pussy Riot’s Maria Alyokhina Sentenced Over Navalny Protest Calls
Alyokhina has been sentenced to one year of “restricted freedom” over a tweet that called for the Jan. 23 protest for Navalny's release.
Navalny Ally Jailed 2 Years for Anti-Government Tweets – Mediazona
Pavel Zelensky was charged with inciting extremism online for tweets posted after the self-immolation death of journalist Irina Slavina.
Navalny Ally Sobol Sentenced for Visiting Alleged FSB Poisoner’s Apartment
Lyubov Sobol was detained outside the apartment of an FSB agent who was reported to have been involved in Navalny's poisoning.
Russian Feminist Activist Goes on Trial for 'Body-Positive' Drawings
Yulia Tsvetkova faces up to six years behind bars in a case that has prompted nationwide pickets and online flashmobs in her support.
Russia Rejects Calls From Europe Court To Release Navalny
Russia's justice ministry dismissed ECHR's demands to release Navalny as "unreasonable and unlawful."
statute of limitations
Russia Drops Children’s Hepatitis C Outbreak Case – Reports
Nearly 170 children had allegedly been infected through unsterile gloves and catheters at the pediatric hospital in Russia's Far East.
Russian Soldier Given Lengthy Prison Term for Mass Shooting of Fellow Conscripts
Ramil Shamsutdinov has said his actions were retaliation to hazing and bullying.
Russia Jails Math Grad Student for Attack on Ruling Party
More than 2,500 mathematicians from around the world signed a petition ahead of the verdict on Azat Miftakhov, who says he was tortured in custody.
'new greatness' case
Young Russians’ Extremism Sentences Reduced for ‘Plot to Overthrow Putin’
The activists' supporters have said their case was fabricated by the security services.
Russia Jails Former Energy Exec for 15 Years on Spying Charges
Russia's most prominent rights group described Karina Tsurkan as a political prisoner who had been denied a fair trial.
2 Russian Men Get Jail Sentences for Euro 2016 Attack
The men were given jail terms of three years and 10 years over the beating that left an English football fan with a brain injury.
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