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There are 17 item(s) tagged with the keyword "political prisoners".

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1. One Flower For Every Month In Prison

Kevin Lik, an outstanding high schooler from Adygea, was convicted of espionage. His mother tells his story.

Tags: children, political prisoners, education, emigration, espionage
2. A Magazine for Prisoners

A Russian IT specialist publishes a magazine for political prisoners.

Tags: russia file, dissent, war, political prisoners
3. Thousands Turn Out for Navalny's Funeral

Thousands of Russians took to the streets for the funeral services of Alexei Navalny. 

Tags: memorials, repression, political prisoners, navalny
4. Words from Behind the Glass Box

A playwright and a theater director were arrested for a play criticizing ISIS. After months in jail, they spoke from their defendants' glass box.

Tags: dissent, women, art, theater, political prisoners
5. A Mathematician in Prison. Again

Political prisoner Azat Miftakhov was arrested on charges of "justifying terrorism" immediately after being freed.

Tags: dissent, russia file, science, political prisoners
6. Flowers and Handcuffs for Navalny

As Russia and the world laid flowers to commemorate Alexey Navalny, mourners were arrested at home and abroad.

Tags: memorials, death, dissent, political prisoners, navalny
7. Sudden Death

Alexei Navalny’s death was entirely expected, and completely unacceptable.

Tags: political prisoners, dissent, navalny
8. A Criminal Doll

An artist was arrested while fleeing to Kazakhstan for the use of prison tattoos in his artwork.

Tags: Krasnoyarsk, political prisoners, tattoo, art, dissent
9. Aiding Vegan Detainees

A nonprofit is assisting vegan political detainees by offering animal-product-free provisions.

Tags: political prisoners, russia file, vegans, dissent
10. Shaman in Prison, Evil Spirit at Large

Alexander Gabyshev, a shaman who intended to walk 8,000 kilometers to exorcise Putin, celebrated his birthday behind bars once again.

Tags: dissent, omon, political prisoners, shaman, regions

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