“Everyone is trying to get me to stop”: Russian student Vyacheslav Kryukov writes diary of his prison hunger-strike
10 people were arrested in Moscow earlier this year on fabricated extremism charges. Vyacheslav Kryukov is one of them — and is now on Day 16 of a hunger strike.
“I wanted to wail, to scream at them: ‘What in the world are you doing to my daughter? Are you human or not?’”
An interview with the mother of Anna Pavlikova, an 18-year-old facing extremism charges in Russia.
OVD-Info Weekly Bulletin No. 66: Parents against the FSB, Islam against Terrorism, and how OVD-Info does its job
Read the latest in Russia's crisis of political repression.
OVD-Info Weekly Bulletin No. 62: Drugs, hunger strikes, and psychiatry
This week in Russia: there's some good news, and there's some bad news.
Anti-fascist teenager reveals how Russian security services brutally beat and tortured him
Since October 2017, the FSB have been running a terrorism investigation into Russian anarchists and anti-fascists. But as Alexey Poltavets' experience shows, this case has a violent backstory.
OVD-Info Weekly Bulletin No. 60: Torture, a hunger strike and Russia's rising retirement age
Don't worry, it's only going to get worse.