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A bill was introduced to the State Duma that would ban gender-affirming surgery and gender changes in official documents.
An employee of the international governmental organization OSCE has been sentenced to thirteen years by authorities in Russia-supported Luhansk.
Law enforcement in Samara has begun regularly using leg shackles for courtroom defendants.
“[This report] does not mean that Amnesty International holds Ukrainian forces responsible for violations committed by Russian forces, or that the Ukrainian military is not taking adequate precautions in other parts of the country. We must be very clear: nothing of the actions of the Ukrainian military, which we have documented, in any way justify Russia's violations.”
Over one hundred cases of sexual assault by Russian troops have been reported during the invasion of Ukraine.
"The Committee against Torture has been protecting the rights of citizens who have suffered from torture and inhuman treatment by government officials all their lives. Despite the obvious benefits of this mission, the authorities have been trying for many years to give it an alien and harmful outline... Apparently, the authorities are giving a signal that torture is becoming (or has already become) part of state policy and is not a problem. Here I would like to remind you about the Constitution, where torture is prohibited (for the time being)."
Zoya Cherkassky-Nnadi is creating pieces of art comparing the Ukraine she knew in childhood and the war-riddled Ukraine we see today.
A well-known cruise line has offered one of its ships to aid the humanitarian effort for Ukraine.
A court case in the city of Perm unveils a story combining three quintessentially Soviet things: bathhouses, religious oppression, and an (extremely) intrusive surveillance state.
This week is the anniversary of two important Russian births.
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