HRF condemns the arrest of 18 journalists in Belarus during a crackdown on independent media. Read more in NY Times.
Kira Yarmysh, the press secretary of Russian opposition leader Aleksei Navalny, has been sentenced to 25 days in prison.
Read this op-ed about Uzbekistan's authoritarian regime under the rule of President Shavkat Mirziyoyev.
Watch the video recap of PutinCon here.
Turkey's authoritarian regime will be holding snap elections on June 24, 2018, more than a year earlier than planned.
Watch this Guardian video to learn why is it important to target kleptocrats' money overseas.
HRF condemns the arrest of opposition protesters in Belarus. Read in the Guardian.
Putin takes the oath of office, after securing a fourth presidential term in a rigged election.
A Turkish court convicted 14 employees of Cumhuriyet, Turkey’s oldest independent newspaper, of terrorism-related crimes
A Moscow court ordered telecom companies to block Telegram after it refused to grant access to users’ messages.
The Supreme Court rejected Telegram's appeal against the FSB, which had asked the company to share its encryption keys
Thousands of Russians marched on Moscow's streets to commemorate the third anniversary of Boris Nemtsov's assassination.
Opposition leader Alexei Navalny faces up to 30 days in prison if found guilty.
The ECHR has condemned Russia for violating the rights of 3 men jailed for protesting on the eve of Putin's inauguration
Chechen dictator's Instagram closure, due to international sanctions, has 'led to revenge attacks' against NGOs
A Moscow court ordered the closing of a foundation supporting the activities of leading Kremlin critic Aleksei Navalny.