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Published by The Commission in Washington (234 Ford House Office Bldg., Washington 20515-6460) .
Written in English


  • Human rights -- Russia (Federation)

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Paginationiv, 25 p. ;
Number of Pages25
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Open LibraryOL17605538M

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Ap • Press Release Prisoner of conscience Konstantin Kotov will remain in jail in Russia. Following today’s decision by Moscow City Court to uphold the conviction of human rights defender Konstantin Kotov and sentence him to a year-and-a-half in a penal colony, Amnesty International Russia’s Director Natalia Zviagina said: “This decision is a profound injustice. Russian Federation - Human Rights Organization. Creeping authoritarianism and growing nationalism are undermining democracy and rule of law in Russia. But Russia’s post-Soviet political trajectory remains a critical Euro-Atlantic security concern. To better understand the state of political development, particularly human rights and rule of law, CSIS has, since , conducted nearly a dozen public opinion surveys examining a range of. United States. Congress. Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe. Human rights in Russia today. Washington ( Ford House Office Bldg., Washington ): The Commission, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource.

  We partner with LGBT and other civil society activists in Russia who are fighting for their rights. Taking our cue from these activists, we urge the U.S. government to emphasize human rights in its diplomacy with Russia, all the more important now that the Putin government has launched a far-ranging clampdown on dissent. Photo: AP.   St. Petersburg, Russia – President Obama and five Russian civil society leaders met today to discuss Russia’s crackdown on dissent, including the newly passed anti-“propaganda” laws targeting the LGBT Rights First praised the meeting, noting that the administration deserves a great deal of credit for adding a discussion with Russia’s civil society to President Obama.   U.S. Human Rights Report Labels Russia and China Threats to Global Stability Police officers detaining Aleksei A. Navalny, a Russian anticorruption activist, last year at a rally in Moscow. A panel discussion was held on human rights in Russia and the effects of the former Soviet Union's gulag prison system on Russia and human rights around the world. The panelists emphasized the.

However, Weiler (Russian politics, U. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) notes, human rights violations have grown in Russia and other "newly democratizing" countries. These human rights abuses have a changing face, with women and other socially disadvantaged people more likely to be victims than political by: HOW TO SUBMIT A REQUEST TO THE HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS IN RUSSIA? E-form. Reception Office in Moscow +7 19 22 +7 34 Frequently Asked Questions White Book on Violations of Human Rights in Ukraine Violations of Mass Media Rights in . Civil Human Rights in Russia dispels many of the myths about Russia and its attitude toward civil rights, especially as regards to the stereotype that the Russian people do not know about such rights, nor care about human dignity. The authors of this volume make clear that Russia has been instrumental in the formation and recognition of 1/5(1).   "She remained a human rights activist to the very end," said Mikhail Fedotov, head of Russia's Human Rights Council. "This is a loss for the entire human rights movement in Russia.".