The Boris Nemtsov Forum: a new platform for Russian-European dialogue

Posted on July 11, 2016

The Boris Nemtsov Foundation for Freedom, and the Open Russia movement, working in collaboration with the Friedrich Naumann Foundation, are launching the Boris Nemtsov Forum – a platform for Russian-European dialogue. Our objective is to ensure a European future for Russia. …

An evening with George Soros at Open Russia Club

Posted on June 28, 2016

George Soros, financier and philanthropist, came to the Open Russia Club to talk about his long involvement with Russia The normally reclusive financier and philanthropist George Soros broke with his usual habits, and put in an appearance at the Open …

Save the date: The Boris Nemtsov Forum

Posted on June 15, 2016

The Boris Nemtsov Forum European Parliament, Brussels, November 16-17 2016-11-16 14:40:00 2016-11-17 15:00:00 Europe/Brussels The Boris Nemtsov Forum As a part of the Boris Nemtsov Forum platform, Open Russia is organising a people-to-people summit to take place at the European …

Putting to rights, human rights

Posted on February 4, 2016

Here’s why we need human rights: Moscow officials have been saying that Russian citizens shouldn’t even be leaving the house unless you really need to…

Reuters Newsmaker with Mikhail Khodorkovsky

Posted on November 25, 2015

On November 26 at 17.00 GMT Mikhail Khodorkovsky, founder of Open Russia will be a guest of Reuters Newsmaker.  The meeting will be moderated by Axel Threlfall, Reuters Editor-at-Large. The discussion will be broadcast live in English here and in Russian here. Ask …

“There have to be people who’ll continue fighting this fight”

Posted on November 17, 2015

The inaugural Sergei Magnitsky Human Rights Awards ceremony was held in London on November 16. The ceremony was timed to coincide with the sixth anniversary of the death in Matrosskaya Tishina detention centre of the Hermitage Capital auditor, who had …

What can an ordinary citizen do to oppose the system?

Posted on August 27, 2015

Today, at 21:00 Moscow time (18:00 GMT), Open Russia will discuss with Mikhail Khodorkovsky what an ordinary citizen can do to oppose the system. The discussion will take place in Russian only. Khodorkovsky’s recent statement about the right of Russian …

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