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Thank you, Hezbollah-controlled government of Lebanon, for chairing the meeting where Vladimir Putin’s Russia announces its candidacy for the U.N. Human Rights Council. With your

🇷🇺 Russia arrested artist and activist Katrin Nenasheva for 48 hours on charges that she disobeyed police, though it is unclear where or when she

🇷🇺 Russia designated a LGBT human rights group and an anti-corruption foundation as “foreign agents.” We urge the @UN_HRC to speak out. — UN Watch

Next month marks Alexey Pichugin's 20th year in prison. He worked for Russia’s Yukos oil company. Putin arrested him to launch his campaign against Yukos

Note: this U.N. resolution only mentioned Russia's aggression in passing, and in a rare move even China voted for it. So those listed below should

LIST OF SHAME: States voting NO on a resolution citing Russia's aggression against Ukraine:🇧🇾 Belarus🇳🇮 Nicaragua🇰🇵 North Korea🇸🇾 Syria Abstain/Absent:🇧🇴 Bolivia🇨🇺 Cuba🇪🇷 Eritrea🇮🇷 Iran🇮🇶 Iraq🇳🇦

🇷🇺 Russia rejected a U.S. Embassy request for a second consular visit with jailed journalist Evan Gershkovich, saying the move is in response to Washington's

GOOD: The US imposed sanctions on the leading security services in Russia and Iran for a pattern of wrongfully detaining Americans in an effort to

🇷🇺 Russia asked a court to sentence Lilia Chanysheva, the former leader of jailed opposition politician Aleksei Navalny's team, to 12 years in prison. She

🇷🇺 Russia codified a decree that allows the deportation of residents of illegally annexed Ukrainian territories who refuse Russian citizenship. We urge UN human rights

🇷🇺 Russia opened a new case against jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny, accusing him of terrorism crimes that could lead to an additional 30-year sentence.

🇷🇺 Russia stiffened punishments for dissent by adding life sentences for treason and stripping citizenship for anti-war speech. The changes to the criminal code are

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