News

  • 14-11-2017 

    Dutch Interior Minister warns of Russian disinformation

    Kajsa Ollongren has warned the Dutch Parliament that Russian efforts to manipulate public opinion remain an urgent threat. This follows the news, revealed by Dutch newspaper NRC, that a prominent Member of Parliament, Pieter Omtzigt, helped a witness to provide false evidence about the shooting down of flight MH17.

  • 05-10-2017 

    Canada adopts Magnitsky Act

    On 4 October, the Canadian Parliament passed its version of the Magnitsky Act, named after the Russian tax lawyer who was brutally murdered in a Moscow jail in 2009.

  • 03-10-2017 

    Vasily Aleksanyan (1971-2011)

    Today we remember Vasily Aleksanyan, who died on 3 October 2011. Russia defied the European Court of Human Rights, detaining Mr Aleksanyan in horrific conditions and denying him urgent medical care.