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To Russia’s International Partners
Help us continue to fight human rights abuses. Please give now to support our work. Since , the Russian authorities have intensified a crackdown on freedom of expression, selectively casting certain kinds of criticism of the government as threats to state security and public stability and introducing significant restrictions to online expression and invasive surveillance of online activity. While new restrictions on freedom of expression appear to target political opposition or civic groups, they affect all Russians. Since then, Parliament has adopted numerous laws that limit or can be used to interfere with freedom of speech and information. The authorities have wasted no time in invoking many of these laws. Some of the more recently adopted laws threaten privacy and secure communications on the internet and, in effect, make no digital communication in Russia safe from government interference. Such unchecked surveillance has a stifling effect on freedom of expression online.
To the Government of the Russian Federation
December 10, at 3: February 6, at December 11, at 5: December 11, at 3: December 10, at 5: December 10, at 6: December 17, at 4: December 11, at 8: December 12, at 4: December 11, at December 11, at 1: Here is a list of reasons I feel apply to my situation в some of them in retrospect: December 11, at 9: January 2, at December 12, at 1: December 12, at 5: Dear Ladies, Wonderful insight here from Joanna and all the rest. Wow, every word resonates. I thought I could do it, but the isolation, loneliness, and depression are much worse than I expected. He knows that is a possibility. But remember that it is also your wife's choice to obey or disobey, and that you have no authority over her as a person, either.