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Apr 12

Save the World Heritage “Western Caucasus”!

Dear Friends, I kindly ask you to spread the word and sign the petition to defend the World Heritage Site “Western Caucasus”! Yours, Evgeny Vitishko https://secure.avaaz.org/ru/petition/The_President_of_the_Russian_Federation_Mr_Vladimir_Putin_We_ask_you_to_save_of_the_World_Natural_Heritage_site_Western_/?cTPMbgb

Dec 22

EVGENY VITISHKO ON HIS WAY HOME FROM SADOVAYA PRISON COLONY

EVGENY VITISHKO ON HIS WAY HOME FROM SADOVAYA PRISON COLONY Contact: Yulia Genin yulia@crudeaccountability.org Phone: +1 (240) 883-2670  December 22, 2015 Today, Evgeny Vitishko was freed from the Sadovaya prison colony in Tambov Oblast.  He was met by his fellow activists from Environmental Watch on the North Caucasus (EWNC) at the colony gates and he …

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Dec 17

Excellent overview of the current state with Vitishko’ case by Bellona.

Excellent overview of the current state with Vitishko’ case by Bellona. http://bellona.org/news/russian-human-rights-issues/2015-12-crossed-fingers-that-russian-eco-prisoner-vitishko-will-walk-free-before-new-year

Dec 17

EVGENY VITISHKO STOPPED HIS 20 DAY HUNGER STRIKE. HIS PHYSICAL CONDITION DETERIORATES

EVGENY VITISHKO STOPPED HIS 20 DAY HUNGER STRIKE. HIS PHYSICAL CONDITION DETERIORATES Contact: Yulia Genin yulia@crudeaccountability.org Phone: +1 (240) 883-2670 December 14, 2015   Russian environmental defender Evgeny Vitishko has ended a hunger strike after 20 days because his physical condition has severely deteriorated. He informed Environmental Watch on the North Caucasus (EWNC), where Vitishko …

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Nov 10

COURT REDUCES VITISHKO’S SENTENCE. IN 10 DAYS HE IS EXPECTED TO BE FREE

ENVIRONMENTAL WATCH THE ON NORTH CAUCASUS NOVEMBER 10, 2015 COURT REDUCES VITISHKO’S SENTENCE. IN 10 DAYS HE IS EXPECTED TO BE FREE On November 10, 2015, the Kirsanov court (Tambov Oblast) held a hearing to reduce Evgeny Vitishko’s sentence based on Article 80 of the Russian Criminal Code. The court made the long awaited decision …

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Aug 03

Environmental Defender Evgeny Vitishko Remains in Penal Colony

July 31, 2015 Free Vitishko   Environmental Defender Evgeny Vitishko Remains in Penal Colony   On July 31, 2015, the Judge of the Kirsanov district court Yury Burchevsky denied the appeal to reduce Evgeny Vitishko’s sentence based on outstanding unexpired reprimands. We are deeply concerned over Vitishko’s fate, continue following the case and support Vitishko, who …

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Jul 30

July 31 is a key day for Vitishko’s freedom

July 31 is a key day for Vitishko’s freedom On July 31, 2015 court will hear on reducing Vitishko’s sentece. These hearings are the last hope to free Vitishko this year. He has been unfairly kept in a penal colony for a year and four months. Now it looks that there is hope for fair …

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Jul 08

ON THE 10th of JULY, THE KIRSANOV DISTRICT COURT WILL REVIEW THE APPEAL TO REDUCE EVGENY VITISHKO’S SENTENCE

“ENVIRONMENTAL WATCH ON NORTH CAUCASUS” July 8, 2015   ON THE 10th of JULY, THE KIRSANOV DISTRICT COURT WILL REVIEW THE APPEAL TO REDUCE EVGENY VITISHKO’S SENTENCE   This court appearance represents the last legal possibility this year to free the Environmental Watch on the North Caucasus activist of this fabricated guilt   On July …

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Jun 23

ON JUNE 25, TAMBOV REGIONAL COURT HEARS THE APPEAL ON REJECTED PAROLE FOR EVGENY VITISHKO

ON JUNE 25, TAMBOV REGIONAL COURT HEARS THE APPEAL ON REJECTED PAROLE FOR EVGENY VITISHKO   If court denies parole under appealate procedure,  Evgeny Vitishko can only apply for parole six months later   Environmental prisoner Evgeny Vitishko informed Environmental Watch on the North Caucasus that on June 25 2015 in Tambov regional court will consider …

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May 31

EVGENY VITISHKO: “I CAN’T SURVIVE ANOTHER SIX MONTHS OF IMPRISONMENT.”

“ENVIRONMENTAL WATCH ON NORTH CAUCASUS” May 30, 2015   EVGENY VITISHKO: “I CAN’T SURVIVE ANOTHER SIX MONTHS OF IMPRISONMENT.”   The attempt by greens to meet with the environmental prisoner, Evgeny Vitishko, ended with a scandalous refusal by the penal colony leadership to allow representatives of Crude Accountability to visit him   On May 21, …

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