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1. Forced to Go Back to War

Hundreds of Russian soldiers who left their service without permission are being held in military units, beaten, and then forcibly sent back to the front.

Tags: russia file, law, dissent, military, war
2. Theater Directors Face More Detention

The trial of Zhenya Berkovich and Svetlana Petriychuk has been postponed yet again. 

Tags: art, law, dissent, theater
3. Criminal Cards on the Rise

Forgeries of ID documents have risen sharply over the past few years.

Tags: law, crime, passport
4. Russians Forced to Become Arsonists

Dozens of Russian pensioners have ignited fires at military offices and banks due to telephone scams.

Tags: russia file, war, dissent, law
5. Chechen Rhythm Codified

Chechnya is banning music that falls above or below approved tempos. 

Tags: law, culture, music, chechnya
6. A Brick in AWOL

In March 2024, Russian military courts began handing down about 34 sentences a day for unauthorized abandonment of military service.

Tags: russia file, law, war, military
7. Black Market for Weapons Growing

Russian military courts saw a surge in weapons trafficking cases in 2023, marking the highest level in a decade.

Tags: russia file, statistics, law, military, war
8. A Year in the Life of Evan Gershkovich

A year after his arrest, American journalist Evan Gershkovich is no closer to trial, or freedom. 

Tags: law, dissent, espionage, journalism
9. Facing Up

"Faces of the Russian Resistance" is a traveling art project that humanizes dissent in Russia.

Tags: political repression, law, dissent
10. A Rooftop Renegade

A St. Petersburg tour guide has been punished for breaking locks on rooftop excursions.

Tags: tourism, law, st petersburg

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