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11. A Bite from a Billionaire

For the first time, a Ukrainian court has ruled to confiscate the assets of a Russian billionaire.

Tags: law, war in ukraine, Ukraine, sanctions
12. Belarus Cracks Down, Again

Belarus's Supreme Court has ruled that a group of former law enforcement officers who support opposition politicians is a terrorist group.

Tags: law, lukashenko, belarus, dissent
13. Я Вас Люблю

"I love you."

Journalist Ivan Safronov after being sentenced to 22 years in prison for treason

Tags: government, law, espionage, journalism, ivan safronov
14. Give me Your Data... or Your Rubles

Three American tech leaders, Tinder, Whatsapp, and Snapchat, are being sued in a Russian court. 

Tags: Instagram, law, court, Facebook, technology
15. The Transfer of Regions

In the coming months, the State Duma will likely consider full annexation of occupied territories of Ukraine.

Tags: government, law, state duma, war in ukraine
16. Prone to Resist

Prone to betrayal, lies and deceit. He refused to participate in a special military operation on the territory of the LPR, DPR and Ukraine.

– A stamp on a Russian soldier's military ID after he refused to fight in Ukraine
Tags: soldiers, government, law, military, war in ukraine
17. Patching the Holes

Russian lawmakers have been vigorously adding new laws in response to political and cultural developments and public protests, rather than due to pressure from the public or practical necessity.

Tags: demonstrations, criminal code, legislation, law, dissent
18. Soviet Law Against Sabotage May Return

The National Anti-Corruption Committee has proposed resurrecting the Soviet-era law against “sabotage.”

Tags: sabotage, dissent, law
19. A Loss for Justice

"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)."

– Sergey Babinets, chairman of the Committee against Torture
Tags: human rights, Committee against Torture, law, government, social issues
20. Alphabet Bans

The Ukrainian government is banning two Latin letters used by Russian invasion forces.

Tags: government, law, war in ukraine, Ukraine

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