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Articles with tag "Domestic Violence"
Chechen Domestic Violence Victim Faces ‘Killing’ After Police Raid Women’s Shelter – Reports
Khalimat Taramova reportedly faced threats and beatings at home because of her sexual orientation.
Russian YouTuber Jailed for Abused Girlfriend’s Live-Streamed Death
The death shed light on a disturbing Russian YouTube trend where content creators get paid to broadcast violent and humiliating acts.
Russian Court Orders Tighter Laws to Stem Domestic Violence
Russia in 2017 decriminalized certain forms of domestic violence, with penalties for repeat violations generally limited to fines.
Russia Recognizes Sisters Who Killed Abusive Father as Victims
The Khachaturyan sisters' lawyers said they hope the development will lead to their murder charges being dropped.
NO SAFE HAVEN
Branded Foreign Agents, Russia’s Domestic Violence Groups Fear for the Future
Activists say the crackdown is intensifying even as reports of abuse doubled with the onset of the coronavirus pandemic.
Russia’s Deadly Negligence of Domestic Violence
It’s not about hurt feelings, it's about life and death.
Russian Domestic Violence Victim’s Death Blamed on ‘Negligent’ Cops
Police ignored repeated calls from neighbors as 23-year-old student Vera Pekhteleva’s ex-boyfriend beat her for 3.5 hours until she died.
Russia Cuts Funding for Domestic Violence Initiatives – Reports
Projects promoting “traditional family values” have reportedly received up to twice as much funding under Putin’s grant program.
Ex-Partner Accuses Radical Russian Artist Pavlensky of Rape and Abuse
Oksana Shalygina said she decided to speak out about the violence she endured at the hands of Pavlensky after they broke up.
Russian Prosecutors Uphold Khachaturyan Sisters’ Murder Charges
Prosecutors previously ordered to drop the murder charges against the sisters, who killed their abusive father.
Russian Historian Goes on Trial for Chopping Up Lover
Oleg Sokolov's case has fueled intense debate in Russia over domestic violence.
Russian Investigators Refuse to Drop Khachaturyan Sisters’ Murder Charges
The sisters’ lawyers had hoped investigators would change the charges to necessary defense.
'crisis within a crisis'
Domestic Abuse in Russia Doubles Amid Virus Lockdown: Official
“It’s not an optimistic picture,” human rights commissioner Tatyana Moskalkova said.
Don’t Nag Your Husbands During Coronavirus Lockdown, Church Official Tells Russian Women
“Promise this to God: if I criticize [my husband], then ... I won’t eat chocolate or surf the internet all day.”
Russia Seeks Protections for Domestic Abuse Victims During Coronavirus Lockdown
“Hiding your head in the sand means harming people,” the proposal's co-author said.
When Your Home Isn't a Safe Space. Russian Women Fear Rise in Domestic Violence as Coronavirus Quarantine Starts.
In a country plagued by domestic violence, being forced to stay at home with an abusive partner could be a living nightmare.
Russia to Drop Murder Charges Against Sisters Who Killed Abusive Father, Lawyers Say
“This signals the end of criminal prosecution” of the three sisters, their lawyer was quoted as saying.
Russian Orthodox Leader Rails Against ‘Foreign’ Domestic Violence Law
“Any intrusion into family matters from outside carries significant negative consequences,” the influential Russian Orthodox Church leader said.
‘IF HE BEATS YOU HE LOVES YOU’
Russia Faces Up to Its Dark Domestic Violence Problem
A rising chorus of outrage over high-profile domestic abuse cases signals a sea change in Russian society, but are lawmakers listening?
Russia Will Charge Sisters Who Killed Abusive Father With Premeditated Murder
The Khachaturyan sisters face up to 20 years in jail for the charges.
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