Human rights in Russia
Human rights instruments, including the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (fully) and the European Convention of Huma...
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Vladimir Putin Swears He Didn't Call Elton John
It's either a hilarious denial, miscommunication, or some top-notch trolling worthy of a Grammy. A spokesman for the Kremlin released a statement to Russian news agencies on Tuesday, hours after the m...
Judiciary of Russia
The Judiciary of Russia interprets and applies the law of Russia. It is defined under the Constitution and law with a hierarchical structure with the Constitutional Court, Supreme Court, and Supreme C...
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List of journalists killed in Russia
The dangers to journalists in Russia have been well known since the early 1990s but concern at the number of unsolved killings soared after Anna Politkovskaya's murder in Moscow on 7 October 2006. Whi...
Second Chechen War crimes and terrorism
The article details notable human rights violations committed by the warring sides during the second war in Chechnya. Russian officials and Chechen rebels have been regularly and repeatedly accused of...
Ethnic groups in Russia
Russia is a multi-national state with over 185 ethnic groups designated as nationalities, population of these groups varying enormously, from millions in the case of e.g. Russians and Tatars to under ...
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Racism in Russia
Racism in Russia appears mainly in the form of negative attitudes and actions by Russians towards people who are not considered ethnically Russian. Traditionally, Russian racism included antisemitism,...
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Russia for Russians
Russia for Russians (Russian: Росси́я для ру́сских, Rossiya dlya russkikh, [rɐˈsʲijə dʲlʲɪ ˈruskʲɪx]) is a political slogan and nationalist doctrine, encapsulating the range of ideas from bestowin...
Political abuse of psychiatry in the Soviet Union
In the Soviet Union, a systematic political abuse of psychiatry took place and was based on the interpretation of political dissent as a psychiatric problem. It was called "psychopathological mechanis...
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Political abuse of psychiatry in Russia
Political abuse of psychiatry is the purported misuse of psychiatric diagnosis, detention and treatment for the purposes of obstructing the fundamental human rights of certain groups and individuals i...
Trafficking in human beings
Human trafficking is the trade of humans, most commonly for the purpose of sexual slavery, forced labor or commercial sexual exploitation for the trafficker or others. This may encompass providing a s...
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Censorship in Russia
The issue of freedom of the press in Russia involves both the ability of directors of mass media outlets to carry out independent policies and the ability of journalists to access sources of informati...
LGBT rights in Russia
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) persons in Russia face legal and social challenges not experienced by non-LGBT persons. Although same-sex sexual activity between consenting adults in privat...
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Krasny Bor Forest, Karelia
Krasny Bor is a forest in the Petrozavodsk area, Karelia. In 1997 a place of NKVD executions was uncovered in the forest. The burial site area was about 350 by 150 metres. According to declassified ar...
Mikheyev v. Russia
Mikheyev v. Russia was a 2006 court case involving Alexey Mikheyev and the Russian Federation. The case became notable as "the first serious victory in a case of torture" brought to the European Court...
Vladimir Putin Swears He Didn't Call Elton John
It's either a hilarious denial, miscommunication, or some top-notch trolling worthy of a Grammy. A spokesman for the Kremlin released a statement to Russian news agencies on Tuesday, hours after the m...
Bureau of Censorship (Russian Empire)
The Bureau of Censorship (Russian: Цензурный комитет) was a bureau set up in the Ministry of Education of the Russian Empire following the passage of an enabling law on July 9, 1804.The censorship...
Bureau of Censorship (Russian Empire) - Wikipedia
Yamal to Its Descendants
Yamal to Its Descendants is an indigenous organisation of the Nenets people, a Samoyedic group of the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug of northern Russia. Since 1953, the organisation has published a ne...
Yamal to Its Descendants - Wikipedia