News digest for January 24-30

News digest for January 24-30

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January 24

  • The Investigative Committee opened a case because of the death of a prisoner in the Kaluga IK-3. He spoke out against torture in the colony
  • Alexei Navalny, Lyubov Sobol, Vyacheslav Gimadi and Georgy Alburov were included in the list of terrorists and extremists. Also in the list were included: Ruslan Shaveddinov, Lilia Chanysheva, Ksenia Fadeeva, Andrey Fateev, Vadim Ostanin, Yegor Butakov, Zakhar Sarpulov and Pavel Zelensky
  • The inspection demanded that Oleg Navalny be replaced with a suspended sentence for a real one in the “sanitary case”

January 26

  • The Prosecutor General’s Office of the Russian Federation declared the Polish “WOT Fund” an “undesirable organization”
  • Ministry of Internal Affairs put Navalny’s brother on the wanted list
  • Ivan Safronov and his lawyers were limited in terms of familiarization with the materials of the criminal case. They have to study 10,000 pages by February 11th.

January 27

  • “Memorial” was nominated for Nobel Peace Prize
  • Chechen Ombudsman demanded to open a criminal case against human rights activist Kalyapin
  • The Ministry of Internal Affairs put Lyubov Sobol on the wanted list

January 28

  • Another ally of Navalny left Russia. Violetta Grudina left the country in December last year with her son and dog. At the same time, the Ministry of Internal Affairs put the activist on the wanted list
  • Opposition blogger Adam Khanchiev was kidnapped in Ingushetia
  • Due to participation in actions in support of Navalny, Sergei Mitrokhin’s accounts were blocked. In addition, the Yabloko deputy was banned from leaving Russia
  • Security forces came to the center for LGBT + in Moscow
  • Rector Shaninka was sent to the Matrosskaya Tishina hospital. The lawyer spoke about his “pre-infarction condition”
  • In Kaluga, a girl faces up to a year in prison for a photo with a raised skirt in front of a temple

January 29

  • Photographer Alexander Strukov was arrested in Moscow in connection with calls for terrorism. Previously, he trained at the Moscow headquarters of Navalny

January 30

  • Posters were pasted up in the entrance of the mother’s house of the head of the “Committee against Torture” Igor Kalyapin. On them, the human rights activist is accused of working for foreign states and supporting terrorists

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