Ukrainian MP Mykola Knyazhytskyi: Ukraine must express solidarity with enslaved peoples, whose culture is on the verge of extinction

Ukrainian MP Mykola Knyazhytskyi: Ukraine must express solidarity with enslaved peoples, whose culture is on the verge of extinction

“The aim of initiative is defence of human rights, defence of peoples in modern-day Russian empire, which is aggressor state and demonstrates complete absence of values, common for all civilized countries”, said Mykola Knyazhytskyi, chairman of Ukrainian parliamentary committee on culture and spirituality, on March 6 during briefing in press-centre of Glavkom Information and Analysis Agency.

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New arrests of Tatar activists: Batyrkhan Agzamov is behind bars for 5 days

New arrests of Tatar activists: Batyrkhan Agzamov is behind bars for 5 days

Yesterday activists in Tatarstan celebrated release of Danis Safarghali, well-known leader of Altyn Urda (Tatar patriotic front), who spent 864 days in Russian prison. However already today in Kazan young activist Batyrkhan Agzamov, member of Azatliq Union of Tatar Youth was prosecuted for incitement to hatred on ethnic basis (article 20.3.1 of Code of Administrative Offences of Russian Federation). Agzamov was sent to jail for 5 days. 

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Free Idel-Ural demands from Russia to stop oppressions of freedom of speech in internet

Free Idel-Ural demands from Russia to stop oppressions of freedom of speech in internet

On March 1, Free Idel-Ural civic movement organized picketing of diplomatic establishments of Russian Federation in Great Britain, Ukraine, Poland, Finland and USA. Activists gathered with demands to stop oppressions of freedom of speech in internet, to abolish censorship in mass-media and to release political prisoners which are being held in Russian prisons for political reasons.

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Moscow hides its effort to weaken larger non-Russian nations by playing up its support for smaller ones

Moscow hides its effort to weaken larger non-Russian nations by playing up its support for smaller ones

Everyone who lived through the end of the Gorbachev era will remember that the Soviet president sought to raise the status of the autonomous republics of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic to weaken it and thus make it more difficult for the Russian Federation and indeed the other non-Russian union republics to defend their interests and pursue their goals.

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Comments are not a crime!

Comments are not a crime!

Moscow strengthens its control above personal life of Russian citizens and aims to monitor any activity in internet. On January 24, 2019 State Duma of Russian Federation supported on first reading bill № 606593-7, which includes fines and even arrest for offense of state symbols of Russian Federation and bodies of power. Similar strict punishments are provided for “distribution of unreliable information”.

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Free Idel-Ural: Kuvandykskiy and Gaiskiy districts should be transferred to Bashkortostan

Free Idel-Ural: Kuvandykskiy and Gaiskiy districts should be transferred to Bashkortostan

As it has become known from open sources, official Ufa initiated determination of administrative border of Republic of Bashkortostan. In current year Bashkortostan defined borders with the Perm’ region, legitimizing it with the special agreement. In 2019-2020 republican authorities intend to settle this question with other adjoining regions.

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