About Grigory Okhotin

Grigory Okhotin is a journalist and co-founder of the grassroots police monitoring organisation OVD-Info ['police-info']. 

Articles by Grigory Okhotin

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Alex Sakalis, Editor

Alex Sakalis is associate editor of openDemocracy and co-edits the Can Europe Make It? page.

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Arrest and custody, Russian-style

Police custody, violence, trials and imprisonment have been all to common features on the Russian protest landscape since December 2011. A grassroots monitoring project called OVD-info has kept realtime data on the arrests; co-founder Grigory Okhotin shares their findings. 

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