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World-Talks # Anna Dobrovolskaya

Anna Dobrovolskaya works for Human Rights House Voronezh. It is a community of civil society and human rights organizations that are working on local, national and international level since late 1980s. Currently the HRH-Voronezh is one of civil society centres in Russia, which provides help to people and works to change situation with fundamental human rights […]

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World-Talks # Elena Shakhova

Elena Shakhova is the Chair of the St. Petersburg human rights organization Citizens’ Watch, where she coordinates projects on the assistance to the judicial reforms, including transparency of courts, access to justice, free legal aid, and alternative ways of dispute resolution. Shakhova graduated from the Economics Department of St. Petersburg State University. http://www.citwatch.org/en/

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World-Talks # Stasya Denisova

Stasya Denisova is a human rights defender, educator and researcher from Moscow, Russia. She works at the Civic Assistance Committee, providing aid for refugees and forced migrants. Set up in 1990, the Civic Assistance Committee has since acted as a mediator between migrants and official structures, providing the former with legal assistance (including in courts), […]

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World-Talks # Natalia Taubina

Natalia Taubina is a Russian activist who works to protect victims of police abuse and bring transparency to law enforcement. For two decades, Taubina has dedicated herself to defending human rights in an environment rift with abuses, including many by the police that are never properly investigated. After years at the Russian Research Center for […]

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