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US leads in number of cases of violation of rights of Russians abroad

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US leads in number of cases of violation of rights of Russians abroad


24.02.2021

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The largest number of violations of rights against Russian citizens and compatriots is observed in the United States, RIA Novosti reports.

As noted in the report of the Moscow Bureau for Human Rights, Ukraine and European countries, primarily the Baltic republics, are also among the top three. Most often, the authorities organize criminal prosecutions, fabricate criminal cases on invented reasons. Russians and compatriots are arrested and detained. In addition, prisoners are treated cruelly and inhumanly.

The authors of the document note that today, for the most part, the US authorities are persecuting Russians under the pretext of accusations of cyber fraud. At the same time, accusations are constantly heard from across the ocean that it is Moscow that is organizing cyberattacks on American facilities. Over the past year, the number of Russian citizens imprisoned in the United States has grown dramatically.

A large place in the list of violations of the rights of Russians and compatriots is occupied by violations of freedom of speech, the right to freely receive and provide information, persecution of journalists for their professional activities, the fight against historical memory aimed at oblivion and distortion of the historical past.

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