The Infamous Torture Case of Ildar Dadin Only One of Many
A pandemic of torture is spreading through Russia and there is precious littlehelp from the judicial system, which is usually complicit with not only covering up these incidents but, worse, often blaming the victim for “false” reports. FSIN, the agency responsible for running prisons in Russia and the police are now in many instances simply criminals themselves, using torture for sadistic pleasure, to force confessions or to punish people who make complaints.
Kara-Murza Released from Hospital
Vladimir Kara-Murza, Russian dissident and close colleague of the assassinated Boris Nemtsov, was poisoned for a second time a few weeks ago in Moscow. He has fortunately come out of a medically-induced coma, and although still unable to speak, was able to be airlifted out of Russia for treatment. This article discusses the reasons for his poisoning and explains that poisoning is a common method of the Russian intelligence services to silence critics and has a long historical precedent.
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