Secret witnesses, wiretaps and banned literature: how Russian law enforcement prosecutes Jehovah’s Witnesses
In Russia, criminal cases against Jehovah's Witnesses often follow a similar, if convoluted pattern - secret...
“If Yulia’s sent to prison, I’ll follow her wherever she goes”: mother of Russian LGBT activist talks about her daughter’s prosecution
Yulia Tsvetkova, a Russian artist, is facing up to six years in prison on alleged pornography charges. Here, her...
Last summer in Moscow, thousands came out to protest. Then they were prosecuted for it
The 2019 summer of protest in Moscow may be a distant memory for Russia’s fast-moving political scene. But dozens of...
"No serious evidence" in high-profile terrorism case against Russian anti-fascists
In Russia, 11 anti-fascists and anarchists are facing terrorism charges - and the case is about to go to trial....
“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...
“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.