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Geography Area: 17,075,200 sq mi  |  Nationality: Russian
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  • Feb 2, 2006

    Russia: Rights in Retreat Press Release
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2014

  • Aug 9, 2014

    Portman and Cardin Urge the Administration to Provide Needed Military Assistance to Ukraine Press Release
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  • Jul 18, 2014

    U.S. Helsinki Commission calls for investigation, accountability for terrorist act in Ukraine separatist region Press Release
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  • Jul 18, 2014

    Stephen Blank (Senior Fellow) - American Foreign Policy Council Testimony
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  • Jul 9, 2014

    Chairman Cardin floor statement on 2014 OSCE PA Annual Session Statement
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  • Jul 7, 2014

    Cardin, Smith advance security and human rights during annual meeting of European parliamentarians Press Release
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  • May 6, 2014

    Eurgen Carpov (Deputy Prime Minister, Minister for Reintegration) - Government of Moldova Testimony
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  • May 6, 2014

    Paul Globe (Editor) - Window on Eurasia Testimony
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  • May 6, 2014

    Georgia 2008, Ukraine 2014: Is Moldova Next? Briefing
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  • Apr 21, 2014

    Cardin condemns attacks, threats against minorities in Ukraine Press Release
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  • Apr 15, 2014

    Cardin, Colleagues Ask Kerry To Urge NATO, OSCE To End All Defense Contracts With Russia Press Release
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  • Apr 15, 2014

    Cardin Assures Maryland’s Ukrainian Community that Putin will Pay for Aggression in Ukraine Press Release
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  • Apr 11, 2014

    Hon. Ben Cardin (Chairman) - U.S. Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe Testimony
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  • Apr 11, 2014

    Hon. Christopher H. Smith (Co-Chairman) - U.S. Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe Testimony
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  • Apr 11, 2014

    Assistant Secretary Victoria Nuland (Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs) - U.S. Department of State Testimony
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  • Apr 11, 2014

    Ambassador Motsyk (Ambassador of Ukraine to the United States) - Ukrainian Embassy, Washington D.C. Testimony
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  • Apr 11, 2014

    Statement on Russian NGO ADC Memorial Press Release
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  • Apr 9, 2014

    Live Webcast: U.S. Helsinki Commission to hold hearing on Ukraine Press Release
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  • Apr 9, 2014

    Ukraine: Confronting Internal Challenges and External Hearing
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  • Apr 9, 2014

    Hearing on Ukraine Event
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  • Mar 27, 2014

    Briefing on Russia Event
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  • Mar 27, 2014

    The Dog Barks, But the Caravan Moves on: Highs and Lows in U.S.-Russia Relations Briefing
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  • Mar 27, 2014

    Rep. Smith's support of the Ukraine Support Act Statement
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  • Mar 27, 2014

    Cardin Praises Bipartisan Unity in Support of Ukraine, Sanctions Against Russia Press Release
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  • Mar 20, 2014

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to hold briefing on U.S.-Russia relations Press Release
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2013

  • Dec 20, 2013

    Cardin Statement on the Release of Mikhail Khordorkovsky Press Release
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  • Jul 21, 2013

    Age of Delirium Briefing
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2012

  • Mar 28, 2012

    Chairman Smith’s Bill Promoting Online Freedom Is Passed by Key House Subcommittee Press Release
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  • Feb 28, 2012

    Live Webcast and Witness added: U.S. Helsinki Commission to hold Hearing on Missing Persons with Queen Noor Press Release
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  • Feb 22, 2012

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to hold briefing on Russia Event
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  • Feb 15, 2012

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to hold briefing on Russia Press Release
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2011

  • Dec 20, 2011

    Chairman Smith’s Belarus Democracy and Human Rights Act of 2011 Passes, Goes to White House Press Release
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  • Dec 19, 2011

    Chairman Smith Calls for Final Passage of Belarus Democracy and Human Rights Act of 2011 Press Release
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  • Dec 16, 2011

    Chairman Smith to Hold Press Conference on Belarus Press Release
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  • Dec 16, 2011

    Chairman Smith Statement on One Year Since Brutal Election Crackdown in Belarus Press Release
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  • Dec 7, 2011

    Helsinki Commission Leaders Call on Russian Authorities to Respect Democracy Commitments Press Release
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  • Dec 7, 2011

    Conflicts in the Caucasus: Prospects for Resolution Hearing
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  • Dec 7, 2011

    Briefing on the Caucasus Event
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  • Dec 1, 2011

    U.S. Helsinki Commission statement on Russian Gov't Harassment of NGO Golos Press Release
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  • Nov 30, 2011

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold a Briefing on Conflicts in the Caucasus Press Release
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  • Nov 16, 2011

    Human Rights Play on Magnitsky Murder Briefing
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  • Nov 16, 2011

    Commission to Host Human Rights Play on Magnitsky Murder Event
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  • Nov 15, 2011

    Belarus: The Ongoing Crackdown and Forces for Change Hearing
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  • Nov 15, 2011

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on Human Rights Play on Magnitsky Murder Press Release
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  • Nov 8, 2011

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Belarus Press Release
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  • Sep 22, 2011

    Russia’s Upcoming Elections and the Struggle for Public and Competitive Politics Briefing
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  • Sep 22, 2011

    Briefing on Russia’s Upcoming Elections Event
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  • Sep 16, 2011

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold a Briefing on Russia’s Upcoming Elections Press Release
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  • Sep 9, 2011

    Commemoration of the Anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising Statement
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  • Aug 9, 2011

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Calls on the Russian Federation to Withdraw from Georgia Press Release
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  • Aug 2, 2011

    U.S.-Russian Cooperation in the Fight Against Alcoholism: A Glass Half Full? Briefing
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  • Aug 2, 2011

    Briefing on U.S.-Russian Cooperation in the Fight against Alcoholism Event
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  • Aug 1, 2011

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on U.S.-Russian Cooperation in the Fight against Alcoholism Press Release
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  • Jul 29, 2011

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Welcomes Recognition of Romani Victims of Nazi Genocide; Urges Other European Nations to Act Press Release
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  • Jul 28, 2011

    U.S. Policy and the OSCE: Making Good on Commitments Hearing
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  • Jun 23, 2011

    Co-Chairman Cardin on Russian Elections Press Release
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  • May 20, 2011

    Cardin Moves to Sanction Human-Rights Violators in Russia Press Release
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  • May 19, 2011

    Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act of 2011 Statement
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  • Apr 8, 2011

    Remembering Katyn Statement
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  • Jan 24, 2011

    Helsinki Commission Condemns Terrorist Attack on Moscow Airport Press Release
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  • Jan 13, 2011

    Cardin Outraged by Continued Imprisonment of Nemtsov Press Release
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2010

  • Dec 27, 2010

    Commissioners: Khodorkovsky Conviction Highlights Continued Rights Abuses in Russia Press Release
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  • Dec 7, 2010

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Receives NCSJ Torch of Liberty Award Press Release
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  • Nov 30, 2010

    Cardin: OSCE Summit an Opportunity for Clinton, Kazakhstan on Human Rights Press Release
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  • Nov 19, 2010

    Cardin Statement on Attack on Former Russian Deputy Prime Minister Nemtsov Press Release
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  • Nov 16, 2010

    Year after Magnitsky's Death, Time for Change in Russia Press Release
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  • Nov 16, 2010

    World Premiere of Justice for Sergei Briefing
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  • Nov 16, 2010

    Commission to Host World Premier of “Justice for Sergei” Event
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  • Nov 15, 2010

    Watch now: The Helsinki Commission Story Press Release
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  • Nov 9, 2010

    Commission to Host World Premier of “Justice for Sergei” Press Release
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  • Nov 9, 2010

    Beyond Corporate Raiding: A Discussion of Advanced Fraud Schemes in the Russian Market Briefing
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  • Nov 9, 2010

    Briefing on Russian Corruption Event
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  • Nov 4, 2010

    Helsinki Commission to Hold a Briefing on Russian Corruption Press Release
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  • Nov 1, 2010

    OSCE 2010 Informal Ministerial: Kazakhstan Persistence earns a Summit in Astana Article
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  • Oct 21, 2010

    Co-Chairs Welcome Justice in Attack on Romani Household Press Release
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  • Oct 14, 2010

    Commission Welcomes Appointment of Former Journalist to Russian Human Rights Council Press Release
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  • Sep 29, 2010

    Cardin, McGovern Introduce Bills Creating Consequences for Corruption Press Release
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  • Sep 29, 2010

    Commissioners Remain Hopeful on Yukos Verdict Press Release
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  • Sep 29, 2010

    Legal Hooliganism -- Is the Yukos show trial finally over? Briefing
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  • Sep 29, 2010

    Justice for Sergei Magnitsky Act of 2010 Statement
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  • Sep 29, 2010

    Briefing: Legal Hooliganism – Is the Yukos show trial finally over? Event
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  • Sep 22, 2010

    Senate Committee Passes Cardin, Boxer, Brownback Bill Addressing Child Trafficking Press Release
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  • Sep 17, 2010

    Briefing: Legal Hooliganism – Is the Yukos show trial finally over? Press Release
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  • Aug 3, 2010

    Commission Marks 35 Years of Helsinki Final Act Press Release
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  • Aug 2, 2010

    Statement on a resolution marking the 35th anniversary of the signing of the Helsinki Final Act Statement
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  • Jul 27, 2010

    Copenhagen Anniversary Conference: 20 Years of the Copenhagen Document Article
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  • Jul 21, 2010

    Briefing and Documentary Screening on North Caucasus Event
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  • Jul 20, 2010

    Chechnya a Year After the Killing of Natalya Estemirova Statement
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  • Jul 20, 2010

    Helsinki Co-Chairman Hastings Remembers Human Rights Activist Natalya Estemirova Press Release
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  • Jul 16, 2010

    Helsinki Commission Briefing and Documentary Screening on North Caucasus Press Release
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  • Jul 16, 2010

    Helsinki Commission Calls for Increased Efforts to Combat Demand that Encourages Human Trafficking Press Release
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  • Jul 15, 2010

    Senate Adopts Wall Street Reform Including Cardin-Lugar Provision to Increase Transparency and Attack Corruption Press Release
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  • Jul 15, 2010

    Wall Street Reform: U.S. Takes Leadership in Extractive Industries Transparency Statement
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  • Jun 24, 2010

    State Department Heeds Hastings’ Call to Formally Designate Caucasus Emirates Leader a Foreign Terrorist Press Release
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  • Jun 22, 2010

    Cardin, Wicker Raise Rule of Law Case Ahead of US-Russia Summit Press Release
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  • Jun 21, 2010

    Chairman Cardin and Senator Wicker colloquy on Russia Statement
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  • Jun 14, 2010

    Legislation, Leadership Needed to Fight Human Trafficking Press Release
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  • Jun 9, 2010

    Cardin, Hastings to Introduce Resolution Protecting Media Freedom Press Release
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  • Jun 9, 2010

    OSCE Representative Cites Threats to Free Media Statement
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  • May 25, 2010

    Holocaust Era Assets – After the Prague Conference Hearing
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  • May 25, 2010

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Holocaust Era Assets Event
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  • May 18, 2010

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Holocaust Era Assets Press Release
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  • May 10, 2010

    Helsinki Commission Video Promotes Multilateral Approach to Security Press Release
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  • May 4, 2010

    Commissioners Call for Political Leadership to Prevent Inter-Ethnic Conflicts Press Release
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  • May 4, 2010

    Mitigating Inter-Ethnic Conflict in the OSCE Region Hearing
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  • May 4, 2010

    Hearing on Inter-Ethnic Conflict Event
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  • May 3, 2010

    Cardin, Hastings Denounce Reprisals, Restrictions on Free Media Press Release
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  • Apr 29, 2010

    Hastings Calls for Caucasus Emirate to be on Terrorist List Press Release
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  • Apr 28, 2010

    Cardin to Speak at Conference on Katyn Massacre Press Release
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  • Apr 27, 2010

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Inter-Ethnic Conflict Press Release
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  • Apr 26, 2010

    Cardin Urges Visa Ban for Russian Officials Connected to Anti-Corruption Lawyer’s Death Press Release
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  • Apr 22, 2010

    Commissioners Draw Link between Energy Security and Human Rights Press Release
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  • Apr 22, 2010

    Hearing on Revenue Transparency and Human Rights Event
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  • Apr 20, 2010

    Natural Resource Charter Statement
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  • Apr 19, 2010

    Commission to Hold Hearing on Revenue Transparency and Human Rights Press Release
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  • Apr 13, 2010

    Commemoration of the 70th Anniversary of Katyn Statement
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  • Apr 8, 2010

    Cardin Statement on Signing of New START Treaty Press Release
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  • Mar 29, 2010

    Statement on Terrorist Attack in Moscow Press Release
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  • Mar 16, 2010

    Commission Supports Continued Reform in Ukraine Press Release
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  • Mar 15, 2010

    State Department Human Rights Reports Statement
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  • Feb 2, 2010

    Commission Calls for Kazakhstan to Lead OSCE by Example Press Release
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  • Jan 28, 2010

    ROOM CHANGE: Hearing on Kazakhstan’s Leadership of the OSCE Press Release
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  • Jan 27, 2010

    The Year in Review: OSCE Human Dimension Activities in 2009 Article
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  • Jan 21, 2010

    More Power to More People: Lessons from West Africa on Resource Transparency Article
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  • Jan 20, 2010

    Remembering Micah H. Naftalin Statement
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  • Jan 19, 2010

    Remarks on the Passing of Micah Naftalin, Leader of the Movement to Aid Soviet Jewry Statement
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  • Jan 12, 2010

    VIDEO: Energy Transparency Press Release
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2009

  • Dec 30, 2009

    Corruption: A Problem that Spans the OSCE Region and Dimensions Article
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  • Dec 17, 2009

    Russia's Muslims Briefing
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  • Dec 17, 2009

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on Russia’s Muslims Press Release
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  • Dec 17, 2009

    Briefing on Russia’s Muslims Event
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  • Dec 15, 2009

    Cardin, Hastings Assail Lenient Sentence in Murder of Russian Journalist Press Release
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  • Dec 6, 2009

    Watch: Helsinki Commission Releases Energy Engagement Video ahead of Copenhagen Meetings Press Release
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  • Dec 2, 2009

    Co-Chairs Welcome Ruling Recognizing Russia is Bound by Energy Charter Treaty Press Release
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  • Dec 1, 2009

    Cardin, Hastings Statement on Train Bombing in Russia Press Release
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  • Nov 17, 2009

    Cardin, Hastings Statement on Death of Anti-Corruption Lawyer in Russia Press Release
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  • Nov 4, 2009

    “Where Walls Still Stand” -- Commission Marks 20th Anniversary of Fall of Berlin Wall Press Release
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  • Nov 3, 2009

    Violence and Impunity: Life in a Russian Newsroom Briefing
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  • Oct 28, 2009

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on State of Russian Media Press Release
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  • Oct 28, 2009

    Hearing on U.S. Policy toward OSCE Event
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  • Oct 26, 2009

    Cardin, Hastings Seek to Improve International Religious Freedom Press Release
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  • Oct 22, 2009

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on U.S. Policy Toward OSCE Press Release
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  • Sep 30, 2009

    Co-Chairmen Applaud Ukraine Decision to Protect Babyn Yar (Babi Yar) Memorial Press Release
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  • Sep 17, 2009

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Statement upon Administration Decision on Missile Defense Press Release
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  • Aug 12, 2009

    Helsinki Commission Calls for Added Protection in North Caucasus after Four Murders This Week Press Release
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  • Jul 16, 2009

    Helsinki Commission Condemns Murder of Russian Human Rights Activist Natalya Estemirova Press Release
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  • Jul 13, 2009

    Commission to Hold Hearing on Iran and its OSCE Neighbors Press Release
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  • Jun 23, 2009

    Commission Leaders Call on White House to Raise Human Rights Concerns at Moscow Summit Press Release
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  • Jun 23, 2009

    The Medvedev Thaw: Is it real? Will it last? Hearing
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  • Jun 23, 2009

    Hearing on Russia’s Human Rights Record Before Presidential Trip to Moscow Event
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  • Jun 16, 2009

    Dagestan: A new flashpoint in Russia’s North Caucasus Event
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  • Jun 16, 2009

    Dagestan: A New Flashpoint in Russia's North Caucasus Briefing
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  • Jun 16, 2009

    Commission to Hold Hearing on Russia’s Human Rights Record Before Presidential Trip to Moscow Press Release
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  • Jun 11, 2009

    Commission to Hold Briefing on Instability in North Caucasus Press Release
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  • Jun 10, 2009

    Cardin, Hastings Host Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Press Release
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  • Jun 4, 2009

    Cardin, Hastings Denounce Modern Authoritarian Regimes Press Release
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  • May 19, 2009

    Co-Chairman Hastings Participates in Pentagon Strategic Policy Forum Press Release
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  • May 15, 2009

    Chairman Cardin, Co-Chairman Hastings Express Concerns About Press Freedom, Attacks on Journalists Press Release
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  • Apr 2, 2009

    Denouncing the Imprisonment of Mikhail Khodorkovsky Statement
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2008

  • Nov 20, 2008

    The Business Climate in Russia and the States of the Former Soviet Union Statement
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  • Nov 18, 2008

    Report on the OSCE’s 2008 Human Dimension Implementation Meeting Article
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  • Oct 15, 2008

    Helsinki Commission Condemns Poisoning Attempt of Russian Human Rights Lawyer Karinna Moskalenko Press Release
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  • Sep 26, 2008

    Hastings Calls for Non-Recognition of International Territorial Changes Brought by Force Press Release
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  • Sep 25, 2008

    Reaffirming the Stimson Doctrine of Non-Recognition Statement
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  • Sep 10, 2008

    Russia, Georgia, and the Return of Power Politics Hearing
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  • Sep 10, 2008

    Helsinki Commission: U.S. Will Not Recognize Russia’s Dismemberment of Georgia Press Release
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  • Sep 10, 2008

    Hearing on Russia’s Armed Intervention into Georgia Event
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  • Sep 9, 2008

    Hastings Introduces Legislation to Aid the Republic of Georgia Press Release
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  • Sep 5, 2008

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Russia’s Armed Intervention into Georgia Press Release
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  • Aug 11, 2008

    OSCE 101: Briefing for Civil Society Press Release
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  • Jul 28, 2008

    Ingushetia: The New Hot Spot in the North Caucasus Article
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  • Jul 21, 2008

    Georgians Return to Polls to Elect New Parliament as Political Polarization Persists Article
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  • Jun 19, 2008

    Briefing on Ingushetia: The New Hot Spot in Russia’s North Caucasus Event
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  • Jun 19, 2008

    Ingushetia: The New Hot Spot in Russia’s North Caucasus Briefing
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  • Jun 12, 2008

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on Ingushetia: The New Hot Spot in Russia’s North Caucasus Press Release
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  • May 23, 2008

    Helsinki Commission Chairman Hastings to Travel to Russia, Finland and Vienna Press Release
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  • May 8, 2008

    U.S.-Russia Relations: Looking Ahead to the Medvedev Administration Hearing
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  • May 8, 2008

    Hearing on Russia's Future Under a Medvedev Administration Event
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  • May 7, 2008

    **ROOM CHANGE** U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Russia’s Future Under a Medvedev Administration Press Release
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  • May 2, 2008

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Russia’s Future Under a Medvedev Administration Press Release
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  • May 2, 2008

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Urges Greater Protection of Freedom of Expression Press Release
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  • Apr 21, 2008

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Troubled by Russia’s Move to Strengthen Ties with Separatists Regions of Georgia Press Release
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  • Feb 27, 2008

    Finnish OSCE Chairman-in-Office Outlines Priorities, Challenges for 2008 Article
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  • Feb 20, 2008

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing with Edward Lucas of "The Economist" Event
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  • Feb 13, 2008

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing with Edward Lucas of "The Economist" Press Release
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  • Jan 31, 2008

    Helsinki Commission Leadership Concerned Over Russia’s Efforts to Limit Election Observers Press Release
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  • Jan 29, 2008

    Hastings ‘Welcomes’ Russian Think Tank to Study Democracy and Human Rights in U.S. Press Release
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  • Jan 25, 2008

    The Madrid Ministerial Council Article
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2007

  • Dec 19, 2007

    Hastings to Putin: Call Off the Docs Press Release
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  • Dec 14, 2007

    Torture Statement
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  • Dec 6, 2007

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on Post Analysis of the Russia Duma Elections Event
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  • Dec 6, 2007

    The Duma Elections, Politics and Putin: Where is Russia Going? Briefing
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  • Dec 3, 2007

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on Post Analysis of the Russia Duma Elections Press Release
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  • Dec 3, 2007

    Helsinki Commission Co-Chairmen: Russia Shouldn’t Become “Belarus Writ Large” Press Release
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  • Nov 27, 2007

    Rep. Hastings to Hold Roundtable with Journalists at OSCE Ministerial Council in Madrid Press Release
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  • Oct 31, 2007

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing Examining Security in the 21st Century Press Release
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  • Sep 27, 2007

    U.S. Helsinki Commission on Human Rights Defenders in Russia Press Release
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  • Sep 27, 2007

    Human Rights Defenders in Russia Briefing
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  • Sep 25, 2007

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on Human Rights Defenders in Russia Press Release
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  • Sep 13, 2007

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Regrets Spain’s Refusal to Register Russian NGO For OSCE Meeting on Victims of Terrorism Press Release
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  • Sep 5, 2007

    The Passing of Congressman Charles Vanik Statement
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  • Aug 24, 2007

    Russia: Advancing in the War Against Cancer, Retreating on Democratic Governance Article
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  • Aug 13, 2007

    Activists Present Mixed Assessment of Protection and Promotion of Human Rights in OSCE Region Article
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  • Aug 2, 2007

    Hastings and Cardin to Hold Hearing on Media Freedom Event
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  • Aug 1, 2007

    Hastings Introduces Resolution on Russia’s Suspension of Arms Treaty Press Release
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  • Jul 30, 2007

    Hastings and Cardin to Hold Hearing on Media Freedom Press Release
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  • Jul 24, 2007

    Helsinki Commissioners Call on President to Impose Sanctions on Governments Failing to Combat Human Trafficking Press Release
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  • Jul 23, 2007

    Hastings and Cardin Link U.S. Energy Security to Need for Democracy in Oil-Rich Countries Press Release
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  • Jul 23, 2007

    Energy and Democracy: Oil and Water? Hearing
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  • Jul 23, 2007

    Passing of Gennadi Kryuchkov Statement
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  • Jul 17, 2007

    Hastings and Cardin to Hold Hearing on Energy Security and Democracy Press Release
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  • Jul 16, 2007

    Hastings and Cardin Troubled Over Russia’s Decision to Suspend CFE Treaty Press Release
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  • Jun 29, 2007

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Urges Bush to Question Putin on Russia’s Authoritarian Domestic Policies Press Release
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  • Jun 25, 2007

    Pipeline Politics: Achieving Energy Security in the OSCE Region Hearing
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  • Jun 22, 2007

    Hastings and Cardin Express Serious Concern with Putin’s Limit of Media Freedoms in Russia Press Release
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  • Jun 20, 2007

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Energy Security in the OSCE Region Press Release
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  • May 24, 2007

    Russia: In Transition or Intransigent? Hearing
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  • May 24, 2007

    Expressing condolences for the victims of the mining accident in Novokuznetsk, Russia Statement
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  • May 24, 2007

    Hearing on Russia Event
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  • May 11, 2007

    Helsinki Commission Announces Hearing on Russia Press Release
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  • Apr 25, 2007

    The Crying Sun Event
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  • Apr 23, 2007

    Helsinki Commission Mourns Death of former President Yeltsin Press Release
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  • Apr 23, 2007

    The Crying Sun Press Release
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2006

  • Oct 10, 2006

    Helsinki Commissioners Express Sorrow and Outrage at the Murder of Prominent Russian Journalist Press Release
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  • Sep 20, 2006

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Shanghai Cooperation Organization Press Release
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  • Sep 6, 2006

    The Second Anniversary of the Beslan Massacre Statement
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  • Aug 17, 2006

    Helsinki Commission Leaders Welcome Russian Decision to Suspend Extradition of Refugees to Uzbekistan Press Release
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  • Jul 27, 2006

    Human Rights and U.S.-Russian Relations: Implications for the Future Hearing
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  • Jul 21, 2006

    Human Rights and U.S.-Russian Relations: Implications for the Future Press Release
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  • Jul 14, 2006

    Brownback Praises Passage of Resolution on Religious Freedom in Russia Press Release
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  • Jun 28, 2006

    Belgium’s Chairmanship of the OSCE Hearing
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  • Jun 22, 2006

    Belgium’s Chairmanship of the OSCE Press Release
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  • May 16, 2006

    Thirtieth Anniversary of the Founding of the Moscow Helsinki Group Statement
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  • May 11, 2006

    Thirtieth Anniversary of the Founding of the Moscow Helsinki Group Statement
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  • May 11, 2006

    Thirtieth Anniversary of the Founding of the Moscow Helsinki Group Statement
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  • May 10, 2006

    Thirtieth Anniversary of the Founding of the Moscow Helsinki Group Statement
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  • Apr 26, 2006

    Helsinki Commissioners Voice Alarm at Surge of Violent Attacks and Murders of Minorities in Russia Press Release
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  • Apr 25, 2006

    Helsinki Commission Reviews Long-term Health and Safety Issues from Chornobyl Disaster Press Release
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  • Apr 25, 2006

    The Legacy of Chornobyl: Health and Safety 20 Years Later Hearing
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  • Apr 19, 2006

    Chornobyl: Consequences and Responses Press Release
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  • Mar 17, 2006

    Belarusian Election Turning Into a Farce Press Release
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  • Mar 16, 2006

    House Passes Resolution on Religious Freedom in Russia Press Release
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  • Mar 14, 2006

    Commission Warns Belarus of Repercussions for Crackdown on Opposition Press Release
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  • Mar 14, 2006

    Statement in Support of H.Con.Res. 190 Statement
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  • Mar 14, 2006

    Statement in Support of H.Con.Res. 190 Statement
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  • Mar 14, 2006

    Promoting Religious Freedom in the Russian Federation Statement
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  • Mar 14, 2006

    Floor Statement in Support of H.Con.Res. 190 Statement
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  • Mar 10, 2006

    Helsinki Commission Probes Belarus’ Elections Press Release
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  • Mar 9, 2006

    Freedom Denied: Belarus on the Eve of the Election Hearing
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  • Feb 24, 2006

    Belarus: Freedom Denied? Press Release
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  • Feb 8, 2006

    Human Rights, Civil Society, and Democratic Governance in Russia : Current Situation and Prospects for the Future Hearing
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  • Feb 2, 2006

    Russia: Rights in Retreat Press Release
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  • Feb 1, 2006

    Remembering the Holocaust While Fighting Anti-Semitism Statement
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  • Jan 26, 2006

    Attack on Chasidic Synagogue in Moscow Statement
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  • Jan 25, 2006

    Helsinki Commission Turns Spotlight on Belarus Press Release
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  • Jan 12, 2006

    Helsinki Commission Condemns Attack at Moscow Synagogue, Calls on Russian Authorities to Combat Ultra-Nationalism Press Release
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2005

  • Dec 14, 2005

    Remarks by Christopher H. Smith Urging Russian Federation to Withdraw Legislation Restricting Establishment of Nongovernmental Organizations Statement
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  • Dec 14, 2005

    Remarks by Benjamin L. Cardin Urging Russian Federation to Withdraw Legislation Restricting Establishment of Nongovernmental Organizations Statement
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  • Dec 6, 2005

    Riding Roughshod Over Rights in Belarus Statement
    more
  • Nov 30, 2005

    Helsinki Commissioners Release Letter Denouncing Russian NGO Legislation Press Release
    more
  • Nov 15, 2005

    Helsinki Commissioner Lauds Resolution on Religious Liberties in Russia Press Release
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  • Nov 8, 2005

    U.S. Helsinki Commissioners Express Disappointment in Azeri Elections Press Release
    more
  • Nov 8, 2005

    Helsinki Commissioners Praise State Department Report, Say Religious Freedom "Endangered" Press Release
    more
  • Aug 12, 2005

    Helsinki Commission Examines Current State of Human Rights and Democracy in Russia Article
    more
  • Jul 13, 2005

    The "Yukos Affair" and its Implications for Politics and Business in Russia Briefing
    more
  • Jul 11, 2005

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on Impact of "Yukos Affair" on Russian Business Press Release
    more
  • Jun 24, 2005

    Russia: Human Rights and Political Prospects Briefing
    more
  • Jun 20, 2005

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on Russian Political Landscape Press Release
    more
  • Jun 2, 2005

    Helsinki Commission Chides Khodorkovsky Verdict as Arbitrary Justice Press Release
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  • May 31, 2005

    Helsinki Commission Chair Lauds Russia's Commitment to Withdraw Troops from Georgia Press Release
    more
  • Apr 21, 2005

    Helsinki Commission Examines Russian-Syrian Connection Article
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  • Apr 14, 2005

    Unregistered Religious Groups in Russia Hearing
    more
  • Apr 11, 2005

    UPDATED: Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Unregistered Religious Groups in Russia Press Release
    more
  • Apr 6, 2005

    The Schneerson Collection and Historical Justice Hearing
    more
  • Apr 4, 2005

    The Decade of Roma Inclusion Statement
    more
  • Mar 28, 2005

    Schneerson Collection Focus of Helsinki Commission Hearing Press Release
    more
  • Mar 24, 2005

    Helsinki Commission Leaders Call for Prompt Free and Fair Elections in Kyrgyzstan Press Release
    more
  • Mar 15, 2005

    Russian Support for the Syrian Regime Statement
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  • Mar 9, 2005

    The Russian-Syrian Connection: Thwarting Democracy in the Middle East and the Greater OSCE Region Hearing
    more
  • Mar 7, 2005

    Russian and Syrian Threats to Middle East Democracy Focus of Helsinki Commission Hearing Press Release
    more
  • Mar 4, 2005

    Belarus--Outpost of Tyranny Statement
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  • Mar 3, 2005

    Helsinki Commission Leaders to President Putin: "The Books Are Overdue" Press Release
    more
  • Mar 2, 2005

    Helsinki Commission Leaders Condemn Attack Against Roma Community in Siberia Press Release
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  • Mar 1, 2005

    Helsinki Commission Hearing Reviews Security and Human Rights Challenges in Europe and Beyond Press Release
    more
  • Mar 1, 2005

    Resolute in Russia Press Release
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  • Jan 13, 2005

    Democracy in the CIS Press Release
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2004

  • Nov 24, 2004

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Leaders Decry Widespread Fraud in Ukrainian Elections Press Release
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  • Nov 16, 2004

    The Case of Mikhail Trepashkin Statement
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  • Nov 16, 2004

    Bring Paul Klebnikov’s Killers to Justice Statement
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  • Nov 10, 2004

    Ukraine Presidential Election Focus of Helsinki Commission Briefing Press Release
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  • Nov 9, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Staff Observe Farcical Belarus Elections Article
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  • Oct 14, 2004

    Europe's Largest Human Rights Meeting Concludes Press Release
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  • Oct 14, 2004

    Members Urge Aggressive Investigation of Murdered Forbes’ Moscow Editor Press Release
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  • Oct 12, 2004

    Letter to President Putin regarding Mr. Khlebnikov Article
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  • Sep 23, 2004

    Briefing: Roma in Russia Briefing
    more
  • Sep 20, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Briefing Surveys Plight of Russia’s Roma Minority Press Release
    more
  • Sep 8, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Leaders React to Terrorist Massacre in Russia Press Release
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  • Jul 28, 2004

    CIS Response Letter to President Putin (Russia) Article
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  • Jul 28, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Leadership Engage Heads of Nine CIS Countries Article
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  • Jul 2, 2004

    Commission Hearing Surveys Human Rights in Putin’s Russia Article
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  • Jul 1, 2004

    Activists Brief Commission on the War in Chechnya, Civil Society and Military Reform in Russia Article
    more
  • Jun 30, 2004

    OSCE Meeting Examines Hate Crimes and Racist, Xenophobic and Anti-Semitic Internet Propaganda Article
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  • Jun 30, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Briefing Sheds Light on Russia’s Human Rights Situation Article
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  • Jun 17, 2004

    Briefing: The War in Chechnya and Russian Civil Society Briefing
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  • Jun 16, 2004

    Activists Brief Commission on Plight of Russian Conscripts in Chechnya Press Release
    more
  • Jun 1, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Leaders Urge President Bush to Raise Russian Rights Concerns Press Release
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  • May 28, 2004

    "Russia: Are Rights in Retreat?" Press Release
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  • May 20, 2004

    Hearing: Human Rights in Putin's Russia Hearing
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  • May 13, 2004

    Putin’s Human Rights Record Focus of Helsinki Commission Hearing Press Release
    more
  • Apr 2, 2004

    Jehovah’s Witnesses Banned in Moscow Press Release
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  • Mar 23, 2004

    Powell Urged on U.S. Support of Strong Resolution on Chechnya Press Release
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  • Mar 23, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Briefing Highlights OSCE’s Military Dimension of Security Article
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  • Feb 26, 2004

    Hearing: The Bulgarian Leadership of the OSCE Hearing
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  • Feb 20, 2004

    Chairman Addresses All-Russian National Assembly on Combating Human Trafficking Press Release
    more
  • Feb 20, 2004

    Helsinki Chairman Addresses All-Russian National Assembly on Combating Human Trafficking (Russian) Article
    more
  • Feb 19, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Hearing Reviews Bulgaria’s Leadership of the OSCE Press Release
    more
  • Feb 11, 2004

    Briefing: OSCE's Contribution to European Security Briefing
    more
  • Feb 10, 2004

    Moscow Should Engage the OSCE in Resolving the Chechen Problem Press Release
    more
  • Feb 4, 2004

    Briefing Reviews OSCE Work on Combating Terrorism, Controlling Arms Transfers & Encouraging Military Transparency in Europe Press Release
    more
  • Jan 16, 2004

    Strong Substance, Potent Politics Mark Historic Maastricht OSCE Ministerial Council Article
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2003

  • Dec 10, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Members Engage Government Leaders at Annual Human Rights Review Article
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  • Nov 22, 2003

    A Fine Sense of Irony Statement
    more
  • Sep 26, 2003

    Full Text of Congressional Letter to President Bush Concerning Chechnya Press Release
    more
  • Sep 26, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Members Urge Chechnya Dialogue in Bush-Putin Meeting Press Release
    more
  • Sep 16, 2003

    Hearing: Chechnya: Current Situation and Prospects for the Future Hearing
    more
  • Sep 12, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Presents: Two Documentary Films about Chechnya Briefing
    more
  • Sep 12, 2003

    Situation in Chechnya Focus of Helsinki Commission Hearing Press Release
    more
  • Sep 4, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Briefing to Examine Property Restitution and Compensation in Post-Communist Europe Press Release
    more
  • Sep 3, 2003

    Hearing: The Dutch Leadership of the OSCE Hearing
    more
  • Aug 1, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Examines Plight of Internally Displaced Persons Article
    more
  • Jul 28, 2003

    S. Res. 202, Expressing the Sense of the Senate Regarding the Genocidal Ukraine Famine of 1932-33 Statement
    more
  • Jul 25, 2003

    Displaced Persons Facing Serious Obstacles in Russia Statement
    more
  • Jun 25, 2003

    International Day in Support of the Victims of Torture Statement
    more
  • Jun 10, 2003

    Hearing: Internally Displaced Persons in the Caucasus Region and Southeastern Anatolia Hearing
    more
  • Jun 5, 2003

    No Place Like Home Plight of Internally Displaced Focus of Helsinki Commission Hearing Press Release
    more
  • Jun 2, 2003

    Human Rights in Chechnya Focus of Helsinki Commission Briefing Article
    more
  • May 30, 2003

    Arming Rogue Regimes & Terrorists Focus of Helsinki Commission Hearing Press Release
    more
  • May 28, 2003

    Full Text of Congressional Letter to President Bush Concerning anti-Semitism Press Release
    more
  • May 28, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Initiative Urges Bush to Use G-8 Summit as Platform to Combat Anti-Semitism Press Release
    more
  • May 23, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Members Seek Broad Human Rights Dialogue for Bush Meetings with European Leaders Press Release
    more
  • May 23, 2003

    Full Text of Helsinki Commission Letter to President Bush Press Release
    more
  • May 9, 2003

    Human Rights in Belarus and Russia Statement
    more
  • Apr 30, 2003

    Murdered and Imprisoned Journalists Remembered on World Press Freedom Day Press Release
    more
  • Apr 24, 2003

    Briefing: The Critical Human Rights and Humanitarian Situation in Chechnya Briefing
    more
  • Apr 17, 2003

    Human Rights in Chechnya Focus of Helsinki Commission Briefing Press Release
    more
  • Apr 14, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Members Urge Powell to Maintain Leadership on Chechen Resolution Press Release
    more
  • Apr 14, 2003

    Full Text of Helsinki Commission Letter to Powell on UNCHR, Chechnya Press Release
    more
  • Mar 27, 2003

    The Referendum in Chechnya Statement
    more
  • Mar 6, 2003

    OSCE Parliamentarians Vow to Confront Anti-Semitism Article
    more
  • Feb 28, 2003

    Report: Special Meeting on Anti-Semitism Article
    more
  • Feb 19, 2003

    Condemning Anti-Semitism Statement
    more
  • Feb 13, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Leaders Call for “Accurate Assessment” of Chechnya Situation Press Release
    more
  • Feb 10, 2003

    Moscow Should Engage the OSCE in Resolving the Chechen Problem (Russian) Article
    more

2002

  • Dec 31, 2002

    Democracy and Human Rights Trends in Eurasia and East Europe: A Decade of Membership in the Organization (Report Only) Article
    more
  • Nov 18, 2002

    The War in Chechnya and Moscow Statement
    more
  • Nov 7, 2002

    Putin Urged to Correct Pattern of Religious Discrimination Press Release
    more
  • Nov 7, 2002

    Text of Helsinki Commission Letter to President Putin Press Release
    more
  • Oct 15, 2002

    Briefing: Intolerance in Contemporary Russia Briefing
    more
  • Oct 10, 2002

    Hearing: U.S. Policy Toward the OSCE Hearing
    more
  • Oct 8, 2002

    Helsinki Commission Briefing to Preview Reports on Anti-Semitism, Nationalism, Xenophobia and Intolerance in Today’s Russia Press Release
    more
  • Oct 7, 2002

    Russian Democracy Act of 2002 Statement
    more
  • Sep 24, 2002

    Hearing: The Republic of Georgia: Democracy, Human Rights and Security Hearing
    more
  • Sep 20, 2002

    Helsinki Commission Members Urge Putin’s Action on Chechnya, Refugee Crisis Press Release
    more
  • Sep 20, 2002

    Helsinki Commission Letter to President Vladimir Putin Press Release
    more
  • Sep 19, 2002

    Helsinki Commission Hearing Examines Democracy, Human Rights & Security in Georgia Press Release
    more
  • Jul 16, 2002

    Hearing: Property Restitution in Central and Eastern Europe: The State of Affairs for American Claimants Hearing
    more
  • Jul 9, 2002

    Concerning Rise in Anti-Semitism in Europe Statement
    more
  • May 22, 2002

    Hearing: Escalating Anti-Semitic Violence in Europe Hearing
    more
  • May 9, 2002

    Hearing: Developments in the Chechen Conflict Hearing
    more
  • May 8, 2002

    Hearing: International Cooperation in the War on Terrorism Hearing
    more
  • May 6, 2002

    Russian-Chechen War Focus of Hearing Press Release
    more
  • Apr 25, 2002

    Pattern of Harassment Emerging by Russian Government Toward Catholics Press Release
    more
  • Feb 25, 2002

    Court Decision on Moscow Salvation Army Welcomed Press Release
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2001

  • Dec 18, 2001

    Do Registration Requirements Thwart Religious Freedom? Statement
    more
  • Dec 17, 2001

    Moscow Rulings Hit Religious Groups Press Release
    more
  • Oct 31, 2001

    Hearing: Romania's Chairmanship of the OSCE Hearing
    more
  • Oct 11, 2001

    Briefing: Religious Registration in the OSCE Region Briefing
    more
  • Oct 3, 2001

    Hearing: U.S. Policy Toward OSCE Hearing
    more
  • Sep 25, 2001

    Hearing: Moldova: Are the Russian Troops Really Leaving? Hearing
    more
  • Sep 20, 2001

    Helsinki Commission Releases U.S. Statement on Equality of Opportunity for Women and Men at OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting Press Release
    more
  • Sep 19, 2001

    Helsinki Commission Hearing to Examine Situation in Moldova Press Release
    more
  • Sep 7, 2001

    Briefing: Domestic Violence in the OSCE Region Briefing
    more
  • Jul 13, 2001

    Helsinki Commissioners Praise First Annual Report on Trafficking in Persons Press Release
    more
  • Jun 27, 2001

    Twenty-Five Years of the Helsinki Commission Statement
    more
  • Jun 5, 2001

    Helsinki Commission Chairman Introduces International Anti-Corruption Act Press Release
    more
  • Jun 5, 2001

    Helsinki Commission Hearing Examines Downward Spiral in Russia’s Human Rights Record Press Release
    more
  • Jun 5, 2001

    Hearing: Troubling Trends: Human Rights in Russia Hearing
    more
  • May 31, 2001

    Status of Human Rights in Russia Focus of Helsinki Commission Hearing Press Release
    more
  • May 17, 2001

    Eightieth Anniversary of the Birthday of Dr. Andrei Sakharov Statement
    more
  • May 10, 2001

    The Moscow Helsinki Group Statement
    more
  • May 8, 2001

    Resolution on Kalmyk Settlement in America Statement
    more
  • May 2, 2001

    Hearing: Ukraine at the Crossroads: Ten Years After Independence Hearing
    more
  • Apr 3, 2001

    Freedom of the Media in Russia Statement
    more
  • Jan 12, 2001

    Helsinki Commission Welcomes Efforts to Locate U.S. Aid Worker Missing in Chechnya Press Release
    more

2000

  • Oct 30, 2000

    Russian Arms Sales to Iran Statement
    more
  • Oct 20, 2000

    Report on the Russian Presidential Elections March 2000 Article
    more
  • Oct 10, 2000

    Calling for Immediate Release of Mr. Edmond Pope from Prison in Russian Federation Statement
    more
  • Oct 6, 2000

    Helsinki Commission Chairman’s Statement on Gusinsky Release Press Release
    more
  • Oct 4, 2000

    Helsinki Commission Members Call on Russia to Renew Search for Missing Holocaust Hero Press Release
    more
  • Sep 25, 2000

    Calling the President to Issue a Proclamation Recognizing 25th Anniversary of the Helsinki Final Act Statement
    more
  • Sep 23, 2000

    Briefing: Human Rights in Russia Briefing
    more
  • Sep 14, 2000

    Helsinki Commission Co-Hosts Exhibit Honoring Return of Soviet Jews to Israel Press Release
    more
  • Sep 12, 2000

    Russia’s Human Rights Record Subject of Helsinki Commission Briefing Press Release
    more
  • Sep 1, 2000

    Report: U.S. Statements at the 1999 OSCE Review Conference Article
    more
  • Aug 30, 2000

    Helsinki Commission Leaders: Attack on Glasnost Foundation Another Step Towards “Thugocracy” Press Release
    more
  • Aug 3, 2000

    Helsinki Commission Chairman Expresses Disappointment on Nikitin Delay Press Release
    more
  • Jul 29, 2000

    Business as Usual in the Russian Federation Statement
    more
  • Jul 27, 2000

    25th Anniversary of the Helsinki Final Act Statement
    more
  • Jul 20, 2000

    Briefing with Alexandr Nikitin Briefing
    more
  • Jul 20, 2000

    Freedom of Religion Remains in Peril Press Release
    more
  • Jul 20, 2000

    Helsinki Commission Chairman Urges Clinton to Raise Nikitin Persecution in G-8 Summit with Putin Press Release
    more
  • Jul 19, 2000

    Briefing: Religious Liberty: The Legal Framework in Selected OSCE Countries Briefing
    more
  • Jul 3, 2000

    Bi-partisan Congressional Letter to Russian President Vladimir Putin Press Release
    more
  • Jul 3, 2000

    Russian Government Denounced for Babitsky Travel Restraints Press Release
    more
  • Jun 21, 2000

    Helsinki Commission Panel Reports on Torture in Chechnya and Turkey Press Release
    more
  • Jun 14, 2000

    Helsinki Commission Chairman Decries Russian Media Figure’s Arrest Press Release
    more
  • Jun 13, 2000

    President Putin's Visit to Moldova Statement
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  • Jun 9, 2000

    Helsinki Final Act 25th Anniversary Resolution Statement
    more
  • May 31, 2000

    Helsinki Commission Chairman Condemns Russian Confiscation of Amnesty International Documents Press Release
    more
  • May 25, 2000

    The Putin Path: Are Human Rights in Retreat? Statement
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  • May 24, 2000

    Russian Human Rights in Retreat Under Putin’s Watch, Witnesses Testify Press Release
    more
  • May 23, 2000

    Hearing: The Putin Path: Are Human Rights in Retreat? Hearing
    more
  • Mar 14, 2000

    The Ordeal of Andrei Babitsky Statement
    more
  • Feb 18, 2000

    “Russian Commitment to Freedom of Religion is Tenuous,” says CSCE Chairman Press Release
    more
  • Feb 17, 2000

    Hearing: The Status of Religious Liberty in Russia Today Hearing
    more
  • Feb 11, 2000

    Hearing Announced on Religious Liberty in Russia Press Release
    more
  • Feb 2, 2000

    Russian Bombing of Nuclear Waste Dumps Charged by Chechen Parliamentarians Press Release
    more
  • Feb 2, 2000

    Briefing: Chechen Parliamentarians Briefing
    more
  • Jan 28, 2000

    Helsinki Commission Briefing with Chechen Parliamentarians Announced Press Release
    more
  • Jan 13, 2000

    Chairman Slams Russian Policy in Chechnya as “Hippocratic Oath in Reverse” Press Release
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  • Jan 11, 2000

    “Whither Human Rights in Russia?” Helsinki Commission Hearing Announced Press Release
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1999

  • Nov 3, 1999

    Hearing: Chechen Crisis and Its Implications for Russian Democracy Hearing
    more
  • Nov 3, 1999

    Helsinki Commission Alleges Horrific Humanitarian Disaster Unfolding in Chechnya Press Release
    more
  • Sep 29, 1999

    Helsinki Commission Urges Restraint in North Caucasus Press Release
    more
  • Sep 17, 1999

    Briefing: The Situation in Dagestan Briefing
    more
  • Sep 8, 1999

    Briefing: Human Rights in Russia Briefing
    more
  • Jul 15, 1999

    OSCE PA Delegation Trip Report Statement
    more
  • Jun 28, 1999

    Commission Chairman: “It’s Time to Declare War on Sex Traffickers” Press Release
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  • May 3, 1999

    Administration Certification of Russia Regarding Religious Freedom Statement
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  • Mar 26, 1999

    Russian Legislator Addresses Helsinki Commission Press Release
    more
  • Mar 24, 1999

    Briefing: Deputy Shishlov: The Decline in Human Rights, Rule of Law, Religious Liberty, and Environmental Safety in Russia Today Briefing
    more
  • Mar 23, 1999

    U.S. House condemns anti-Semitism in Russian Duma Press Release
    more
  • Mar 23, 1999

    Concerning Anti-Semitic Statements by Members of the Duma of the Russian Federation Statement
    more
  • Mar 17, 1999

    Senate Concurrent Resolution 19--Concerning Anti-Semitic Statements Made by Members of the Duma of the Russian Federation Statement
    more
  • Feb 23, 1999

    Helsinki Commission Co-Chairman Again Calls Upon Russian Officials to Prevent Murder in St. Petersburg Press Release
    more
  • Feb 19, 1999

    Helsinki Commission Co-Chairman Calls Upon Russian Officials to Prevent Murder in St. Petersburg Press Release
    more
  • Feb 18, 1999

    Briefing: Civil Society, Democracy, and Markets in East Central Europe and the NIS: Problems and Perspectivies Briefing
    more
  • Jan 15, 1999

    “Human Rights in Russia are headed down the wrong road” Helsinki Commission Co-Chairman Chris Smith says Press Release
    more
  • Jan 15, 1999

    Hearing: Whither Human Rights in Russia? Hearing
    more

1998

  • Oct 8, 1998

    Briefing: The Status of Human Rights in Russia Briefing
    more
  • Oct 2, 1998

    Briefing: The Status of Chechnya Briefing
    more
  • Feb 12, 1998

    Briefing: Status of the Russian Religious Law Briefing
    more

1997

  • Dec 1, 1997

    Report on the 1997 OSCE Meeting on Human Dimesions Article
    more
  • Jul 28, 1997

    Briefing: The Meaning of Yeltsin's Veto of Russia's Law on Religion Briefing
    more
  • Jan 14, 1997

    Briefing: Religious Freedom in Russia Briefing
    more

1996

  • Jul 10, 1996

    Hearing: Russia's Election: What Does It Mean? Hearing
    more
  • Jul 10, 1996

    Report on Russia's Election: What does it mean? Article
    more
  • Jun 16, 1996

    Report: Russia's Presidential Elections Article
    more
  • May 14, 1996

    Briefing: Russian Media in Light of Upcoming Elections Briefing
    more
  • Mar 1, 1996

    Report on the Russian Duma Elections of December 1995 Article
    more
  • Mar 1, 1996

    Hearing: The Chechen Conflict and Russian Democratic Development Hearing
    more

1995

  • Nov 29, 1995

    Briefing: Pre- Election Briefing on Russia Briefing
    more
  • May 1, 1995

    Hearing: Chechnya Hearing
    more
  • Mar 15, 1995

    Briefing: Emerging Free Trade Union Movement in the Newly Independent States Briefing
    more
  • Feb 17, 1995

    Briefing: US Assistance to Eastern Europe and the NIS Briefing
    more

1994

  • Dec 10, 1994

    Briefing: Electoral Reforms in Russia Briefing
    more
  • Sep 23, 1994

    Briefing: Economic Cooperation with Russia (N/A) Briefing
    more
  • Jun 10, 1994

    Briefing: Crime and Corruption in Russia Briefing
    more
  • Jun 3, 1994

    Briefing: Doing Business in Russia and the NIS: Opportunities and Obstacles Briefing
    more
  • May 24, 1994

    Hearing: Russia and Its Neighbors Hearing
    more
  • May 20, 1994

    Briefing: Focus on Serious Challenges Facing the Ukraine Briefing
    more
  • May 6, 1994

    Briefing: Russia and NATO: Moscow's Foreign Policy and Partnership for Peace Briefing
    more
  • May 3, 1994

    Briefing: Doing Business in Russia and the NIS: Opportunities and Obstacles (N/A) Briefing
    more
  • Jan 1, 1994

    Report: Russia's Parliamentary Election and Constitutional Referendum Article
    more

1993

  • Nov 3, 1993

    Hearing: The Current State and Future Prospects of Democracy in Russia Hearing
    more
  • Oct 27, 1993

    Briefing: The Situation in Russia Briefing
    more
  • May 12, 1993

    Report: Referendum in Russia Article
    more

1992

  • Aug 10, 1992

    Hearing: Ethnic Russians in the Baltic States Hearing
    more
  • Aug 1, 1992

    Report: Presidential Elections and Independence Referendums in the Baltic States, the Soviet Union adn Successor States: A compendium of Reports 1991 - 1992 Article
    more
  • Jul 25, 1992

    Staff Delegation Trip Report on Moscow, Georgia, Moldova and Belarus Article
    more
  • Jun 25, 1992

    Staff Delegation to Moscow, Georgia, Moldova and Belarus Article
    more
  • Jan 9, 1992

    Hearing: The New Commonwealth of Independent States: Problems, Perspectives, and U.S. Policy Implications Hearing
    more

1991

  • Nov 15, 1991

    Report on the Moscow Meeting of the Conference on the Human Dimension of the CSCE Article
    more
  • Jul 31, 1991

    Hearing: Geneva Meeting on National Minorities and Moscow Meeting on the Human Dimension Hearing
    more
  • Mar 17, 1991

    Referendum in the Soviet Union Article
    more
  • Feb 19, 1991

    Congressional Visit to Stockholm, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia and Moscow Article
    more
  • Feb 6, 1991

    Hearing: The USSR in Crisis: State of the Union Hearing
    more

1990

  • Dec 1, 1990

    Report: Compendium on Parliamentary Elections in the Baltic States and Soviet Republics Article
    more
  • Dec 1, 1990

    Elections in the Baltic States and Soviet Republics Article
    more
  • May 3, 1990

    Hearing: Soviet Involvement in Afghanistan Hearing
    more

1989

  • Nov 28, 1989

    Hearing: The New and Improved Supreme Soviet and the Institutionalization of Human Rights Reform Hearing
    more
  • Oct 19, 1989

    Hearing: The Baltic Question Hearing
    more
  • Jul 12, 1989

    Hearing: A Changing Soviet Society - Soviet Psychiatric Practices Hearing
    more
  • May 17, 1989

    Hearing: A Changing Soviet Society Hearing
    more

1988

  • May 10, 1988

    Hearing: Soviet Trade and Economic Reforms: Implications for U.S. Policy Hearing
    more
  • May 1, 1988

    Report: Reform and Human Rights - The Gorbachev Record Article
    more

1987

  • May 1, 1987

    Report: The Miroslav Medvid Incident - Findings, Conclusions and Recommendations Article
    more
  • Mar 19, 1987

    Hearing: Allocation of Resources in the Soviet Union and China Hearing
    more
  • Jan 1, 1987

    Documents of the Helsinki Monitoring Groups in the U.S.S.R. and Lithuania (1976-1986) - Vol. 3 - Ukraine Article
    more

1986

  • Jul 30, 1986

    Hearing: Religious Persecution in the Soviet Union - Part II Hearing
    more
  • Jul 1, 1986

    Report: The Miroslav Medvid Incident Article
    more

1985

  • Dec 4, 1985

    Hearing: Soviet Violations of the Helsinki Accords in Afghanistan Hearing
    more
  • Nov 12, 1985

    Hearing: Examination of the Soviet Vessel "Marshal Konev" and Agricultural Commodities Relating to Grain Purchases Hearing
    more
  • Oct 29, 1985

    Hearings: Restrictions on Artistic Freedoms in the Soviet Union, October 29, 1985; and the Budapest Cultural Forum, December 11, 1985 Article
    more
  • Sep 11, 1985

    Hearing: Religious Persecution in the Soviet Union - Part I: Soviet Jewry Hearing
    more

1984

  • May 1, 1984

    Documents of the Soviet Groups to Establish Trust Between the U.S. and the U.S.S.R. Article
    more

1983

  • Nov 9, 1983

    Hearing: Forced Labor in the Soviet Union Hearing
    more
  • Sep 20, 1983

    Hearing: Abuse of Psychiatry in the Soviet Union Hearing
    more
  • Aug 3, 1983

    Hearing: Update on Raoul Wallenberg Hearing
    more
  • Jun 23, 1983

    Hearing and Markup: Soviet Jewry - H. Con. Res. 63 Hearing
    more

1982

  • Apr 1, 1982

    Hearing: Soviet Involvement in the Polish Economy Hearing
    more

1981

  • Nov 16, 1981

    Hearing: Fifth Anniversary of the Formation of the Ukrainian Helsinki Group Hearing
    more
  • Jul 22, 1981

    Hearing: Soviet Violation of Helsinki Finat Act: Invasion of Afghanistan Hearing
    more
  • May 12, 1981

    A Thematic Survey of the Documents of the Moscow Helsinki Group Article
    more

1979

  • Jun 7, 1979

    Hearing: Implementation of the Helsinki Accords Vol. XI - Religious Persecution in USSR & HR Violations in Ukraine Hearing
    more
  • May 11, 1979

    Hearing: Implementation of the Helsinki Accords Vol. X - Alexsandr Ginzburg on the Human Rights Situation in the U.S.S.R. Hearing
    more

1978

  • Nov 1, 1978

    Reports of the Helsinki Accord Monitors in the Soviet Union Article
    more
  • Jun 6, 1978

    Soviet Law and the Helsinki Monitors Article
    more
  • Jun 6, 1978

    Hearing: Implementation of the Helsinki Accords Vol. VI - Soviet Law and Helsinki Monitors Hearing
    more

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  • Jul 18, 2014

    U.S. Helsinki Commission calls for investigation, accountability for terrorist act in Ukraine separatist region Press Release
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  • Jul 7, 2014

    Cardin, Smith advance security and human rights during annual meeting of European parliamentarians Press Release
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  • Apr 21, 2014

    Cardin condemns attacks, threats against minorities in Ukraine Press Release
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  • Apr 15, 2014

    Cardin, Colleagues Ask Kerry To Urge NATO, OSCE To End All Defense Contracts With Russia Press Release
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  • Apr 15, 2014

    Cardin Assures Maryland’s Ukrainian Community that Putin will Pay for Aggression in Ukraine Press Release
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  • Apr 11, 2014

    Statement on Russian NGO ADC Memorial Press Release
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  • Apr 9, 2014

    Live Webcast: U.S. Helsinki Commission to hold hearing on Ukraine Press Release
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  • Mar 27, 2014

    Cardin Praises Bipartisan Unity in Support of Ukraine, Sanctions Against Russia Press Release
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  • Mar 20, 2014

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to hold briefing on U.S.-Russia relations Press Release
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  • Dec 20, 2013

    Cardin Statement on the Release of Mikhail Khordorkovsky Press Release
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  • Mar 28, 2012

    Chairman Smith’s Bill Promoting Online Freedom Is Passed by Key House Subcommittee Press Release
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  • Feb 28, 2012

    Live Webcast and Witness added: U.S. Helsinki Commission to hold Hearing on Missing Persons with Queen Noor Press Release
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  • Feb 15, 2012

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to hold briefing on Russia Press Release
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  • Dec 20, 2011

    Chairman Smith’s Belarus Democracy and Human Rights Act of 2011 Passes, Goes to White House Press Release
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  • Dec 19, 2011

    Chairman Smith Calls for Final Passage of Belarus Democracy and Human Rights Act of 2011 Press Release
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  • Dec 16, 2011

    Chairman Smith to Hold Press Conference on Belarus Press Release
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  • Dec 16, 2011

    Chairman Smith Statement on One Year Since Brutal Election Crackdown in Belarus Press Release
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  • Dec 7, 2011

    Helsinki Commission Leaders Call on Russian Authorities to Respect Democracy Commitments Press Release
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  • Dec 1, 2011

    U.S. Helsinki Commission statement on Russian Gov't Harassment of NGO Golos Press Release
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  • Nov 30, 2011

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold a Briefing on Conflicts in the Caucasus Press Release
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  • Nov 15, 2011

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on Human Rights Play on Magnitsky Murder Press Release
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  • Nov 8, 2011

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Belarus Press Release
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  • Sep 16, 2011

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold a Briefing on Russia’s Upcoming Elections Press Release
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  • Aug 9, 2011

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Calls on the Russian Federation to Withdraw from Georgia Press Release
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  • Aug 1, 2011

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on U.S.-Russian Cooperation in the Fight against Alcoholism Press Release
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  • Jul 29, 2011

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Welcomes Recognition of Romani Victims of Nazi Genocide; Urges Other European Nations to Act Press Release
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  • Jun 23, 2011

    Co-Chairman Cardin on Russian Elections Press Release
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  • May 20, 2011

    Cardin Moves to Sanction Human-Rights Violators in Russia Press Release
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  • Jan 24, 2011

    Helsinki Commission Condemns Terrorist Attack on Moscow Airport Press Release
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  • Jan 13, 2011

    Cardin Outraged by Continued Imprisonment of Nemtsov Press Release
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  • Dec 27, 2010

    Commissioners: Khodorkovsky Conviction Highlights Continued Rights Abuses in Russia Press Release
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  • Dec 7, 2010

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Receives NCSJ Torch of Liberty Award Press Release
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  • Nov 30, 2010

    Cardin: OSCE Summit an Opportunity for Clinton, Kazakhstan on Human Rights Press Release
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  • Nov 19, 2010

    Cardin Statement on Attack on Former Russian Deputy Prime Minister Nemtsov Press Release
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  • Nov 16, 2010

    Year after Magnitsky's Death, Time for Change in Russia Press Release
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  • Nov 15, 2010

    Watch now: The Helsinki Commission Story Press Release
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  • Nov 9, 2010

    Commission to Host World Premier of “Justice for Sergei” Press Release
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  • Nov 4, 2010

    Helsinki Commission to Hold a Briefing on Russian Corruption Press Release
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  • Nov 1, 2010

    OSCE 2010 Informal Ministerial: Kazakhstan Persistence earns a Summit in Astana Article
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  • Oct 21, 2010

    Co-Chairs Welcome Justice in Attack on Romani Household Press Release
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  • Oct 14, 2010

    Commission Welcomes Appointment of Former Journalist to Russian Human Rights Council Press Release
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  • Sep 29, 2010

    Cardin, McGovern Introduce Bills Creating Consequences for Corruption Press Release
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  • Sep 29, 2010

    Commissioners Remain Hopeful on Yukos Verdict Press Release
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  • Sep 22, 2010

    Senate Committee Passes Cardin, Boxer, Brownback Bill Addressing Child Trafficking Press Release
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  • Sep 17, 2010

    Briefing: Legal Hooliganism – Is the Yukos show trial finally over? Press Release
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  • Aug 3, 2010

    Commission Marks 35 Years of Helsinki Final Act Press Release
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  • Jul 27, 2010

    Copenhagen Anniversary Conference: 20 Years of the Copenhagen Document Article
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  • Jul 20, 2010

    Helsinki Co-Chairman Hastings Remembers Human Rights Activist Natalya Estemirova Press Release
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  • Jul 16, 2010

    Helsinki Commission Briefing and Documentary Screening on North Caucasus Press Release
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  • Jul 16, 2010

    Helsinki Commission Calls for Increased Efforts to Combat Demand that Encourages Human Trafficking Press Release
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  • Jul 15, 2010

    Senate Adopts Wall Street Reform Including Cardin-Lugar Provision to Increase Transparency and Attack Corruption Press Release
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  • Jun 24, 2010

    State Department Heeds Hastings’ Call to Formally Designate Caucasus Emirates Leader a Foreign Terrorist Press Release
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  • Jun 22, 2010

    Cardin, Wicker Raise Rule of Law Case Ahead of US-Russia Summit Press Release
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  • Jun 14, 2010

    Legislation, Leadership Needed to Fight Human Trafficking Press Release
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  • Jun 9, 2010

    Cardin, Hastings to Introduce Resolution Protecting Media Freedom Press Release
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  • May 18, 2010

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Holocaust Era Assets Press Release
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  • May 10, 2010

    Helsinki Commission Video Promotes Multilateral Approach to Security Press Release
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  • May 4, 2010

    Commissioners Call for Political Leadership to Prevent Inter-Ethnic Conflicts Press Release
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  • May 3, 2010

    Cardin, Hastings Denounce Reprisals, Restrictions on Free Media Press Release
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  • Apr 29, 2010

    Hastings Calls for Caucasus Emirate to be on Terrorist List Press Release
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  • Apr 28, 2010

    Cardin to Speak at Conference on Katyn Massacre Press Release
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  • Apr 27, 2010

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Inter-Ethnic Conflict Press Release
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  • Apr 26, 2010

    Cardin Urges Visa Ban for Russian Officials Connected to Anti-Corruption Lawyer’s Death Press Release
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  • Apr 22, 2010

    Commissioners Draw Link between Energy Security and Human Rights Press Release
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  • Apr 19, 2010

    Commission to Hold Hearing on Revenue Transparency and Human Rights Press Release
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  • Apr 8, 2010

    Cardin Statement on Signing of New START Treaty Press Release
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  • Mar 29, 2010

    Statement on Terrorist Attack in Moscow Press Release
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  • Mar 16, 2010

    Commission Supports Continued Reform in Ukraine Press Release
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  • Feb 2, 2010

    Commission Calls for Kazakhstan to Lead OSCE by Example Press Release
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  • Jan 28, 2010

    ROOM CHANGE: Hearing on Kazakhstan’s Leadership of the OSCE Press Release
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  • Jan 27, 2010

    The Year in Review: OSCE Human Dimension Activities in 2009 Article
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  • Jan 21, 2010

    More Power to More People: Lessons from West Africa on Resource Transparency Article
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  • Jan 12, 2010

    VIDEO: Energy Transparency Press Release
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  • Dec 30, 2009

    Corruption: A Problem that Spans the OSCE Region and Dimensions Article
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  • Dec 17, 2009

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on Russia’s Muslims Press Release
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  • Dec 15, 2009

    Cardin, Hastings Assail Lenient Sentence in Murder of Russian Journalist Press Release
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  • Dec 6, 2009

    Watch: Helsinki Commission Releases Energy Engagement Video ahead of Copenhagen Meetings Press Release
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  • Dec 2, 2009

    Co-Chairs Welcome Ruling Recognizing Russia is Bound by Energy Charter Treaty Press Release
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  • Dec 1, 2009

    Cardin, Hastings Statement on Train Bombing in Russia Press Release
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  • Nov 17, 2009

    Cardin, Hastings Statement on Death of Anti-Corruption Lawyer in Russia Press Release
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  • Nov 4, 2009

    “Where Walls Still Stand” -- Commission Marks 20th Anniversary of Fall of Berlin Wall Press Release
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  • Oct 28, 2009

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on State of Russian Media Press Release
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  • Oct 26, 2009

    Cardin, Hastings Seek to Improve International Religious Freedom Press Release
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  • Oct 22, 2009

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on U.S. Policy Toward OSCE Press Release
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  • Sep 30, 2009

    Co-Chairmen Applaud Ukraine Decision to Protect Babyn Yar (Babi Yar) Memorial Press Release
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  • Sep 17, 2009

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Statement upon Administration Decision on Missile Defense Press Release
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  • Aug 12, 2009

    Helsinki Commission Calls for Added Protection in North Caucasus after Four Murders This Week Press Release
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  • Jul 16, 2009

    Helsinki Commission Condemns Murder of Russian Human Rights Activist Natalya Estemirova Press Release
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  • Jul 13, 2009

    Commission to Hold Hearing on Iran and its OSCE Neighbors Press Release
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  • Jun 23, 2009

    Commission Leaders Call on White House to Raise Human Rights Concerns at Moscow Summit Press Release
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  • Jun 16, 2009

    Commission to Hold Hearing on Russia’s Human Rights Record Before Presidential Trip to Moscow Press Release
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  • Jun 11, 2009

    Commission to Hold Briefing on Instability in North Caucasus Press Release
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  • Jun 10, 2009

    Cardin, Hastings Host Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Press Release
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  • Jun 4, 2009

    Cardin, Hastings Denounce Modern Authoritarian Regimes Press Release
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  • May 19, 2009

    Co-Chairman Hastings Participates in Pentagon Strategic Policy Forum Press Release
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  • May 15, 2009

    Chairman Cardin, Co-Chairman Hastings Express Concerns About Press Freedom, Attacks on Journalists Press Release
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  • Nov 18, 2008

    Report on the OSCE’s 2008 Human Dimension Implementation Meeting Article
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  • Oct 15, 2008

    Helsinki Commission Condemns Poisoning Attempt of Russian Human Rights Lawyer Karinna Moskalenko Press Release
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  • Sep 26, 2008

    Hastings Calls for Non-Recognition of International Territorial Changes Brought by Force Press Release
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  • Sep 10, 2008

    Helsinki Commission: U.S. Will Not Recognize Russia’s Dismemberment of Georgia Press Release
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  • Sep 9, 2008

    Hastings Introduces Legislation to Aid the Republic of Georgia Press Release
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  • Sep 5, 2008

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Russia’s Armed Intervention into Georgia Press Release
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  • Aug 11, 2008

    OSCE 101: Briefing for Civil Society Press Release
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  • Jul 28, 2008

    Ingushetia: The New Hot Spot in the North Caucasus Article
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  • Jul 21, 2008

    Georgians Return to Polls to Elect New Parliament as Political Polarization Persists Article
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  • Jun 12, 2008

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on Ingushetia: The New Hot Spot in Russia’s North Caucasus Press Release
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  • May 23, 2008

    Helsinki Commission Chairman Hastings to Travel to Russia, Finland and Vienna Press Release
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  • May 7, 2008

    **ROOM CHANGE** U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Russia’s Future Under a Medvedev Administration Press Release
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  • May 2, 2008

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Russia’s Future Under a Medvedev Administration Press Release
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  • May 2, 2008

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Urges Greater Protection of Freedom of Expression Press Release
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  • Apr 21, 2008

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Troubled by Russia’s Move to Strengthen Ties with Separatists Regions of Georgia Press Release
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  • Feb 27, 2008

    Finnish OSCE Chairman-in-Office Outlines Priorities, Challenges for 2008 Article
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  • Feb 13, 2008

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing with Edward Lucas of "The Economist" Press Release
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  • Jan 31, 2008

    Helsinki Commission Leadership Concerned Over Russia’s Efforts to Limit Election Observers Press Release
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  • Jan 29, 2008

    Hastings ‘Welcomes’ Russian Think Tank to Study Democracy and Human Rights in U.S. Press Release
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  • Jan 25, 2008

    The Madrid Ministerial Council Article
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  • Dec 19, 2007

    Hastings to Putin: Call Off the Docs Press Release
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  • Dec 3, 2007

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on Post Analysis of the Russia Duma Elections Press Release
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  • Dec 3, 2007

    Helsinki Commission Co-Chairmen: Russia Shouldn’t Become “Belarus Writ Large” Press Release
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  • Nov 27, 2007

    Rep. Hastings to Hold Roundtable with Journalists at OSCE Ministerial Council in Madrid Press Release
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  • Oct 31, 2007

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing Examining Security in the 21st Century Press Release
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  • Sep 27, 2007

    U.S. Helsinki Commission on Human Rights Defenders in Russia Press Release
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  • Sep 25, 2007

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on Human Rights Defenders in Russia Press Release
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  • Sep 13, 2007

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Regrets Spain’s Refusal to Register Russian NGO For OSCE Meeting on Victims of Terrorism Press Release
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  • Aug 24, 2007

    Russia: Advancing in the War Against Cancer, Retreating on Democratic Governance Article
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  • Aug 13, 2007

    Activists Present Mixed Assessment of Protection and Promotion of Human Rights in OSCE Region Article
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  • Aug 1, 2007

    Hastings Introduces Resolution on Russia’s Suspension of Arms Treaty Press Release
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  • Jul 30, 2007

    Hastings and Cardin to Hold Hearing on Media Freedom Press Release
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  • Jul 24, 2007

    Helsinki Commissioners Call on President to Impose Sanctions on Governments Failing to Combat Human Trafficking Press Release
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  • Jul 23, 2007

    Hastings and Cardin Link U.S. Energy Security to Need for Democracy in Oil-Rich Countries Press Release
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  • Jul 17, 2007

    Hastings and Cardin to Hold Hearing on Energy Security and Democracy Press Release
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  • Jul 16, 2007

    Hastings and Cardin Troubled Over Russia’s Decision to Suspend CFE Treaty Press Release
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  • Jun 29, 2007

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Urges Bush to Question Putin on Russia’s Authoritarian Domestic Policies Press Release
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  • Jun 22, 2007

    Hastings and Cardin Express Serious Concern with Putin’s Limit of Media Freedoms in Russia Press Release
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  • Jun 20, 2007

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Energy Security in the OSCE Region Press Release
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  • May 11, 2007

    Helsinki Commission Announces Hearing on Russia Press Release
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  • Apr 23, 2007

    Helsinki Commission Mourns Death of former President Yeltsin Press Release
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  • Apr 23, 2007

    The Crying Sun Press Release
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  • Oct 10, 2006

    Helsinki Commissioners Express Sorrow and Outrage at the Murder of Prominent Russian Journalist Press Release
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  • Sep 20, 2006

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Shanghai Cooperation Organization Press Release
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  • Aug 17, 2006

    Helsinki Commission Leaders Welcome Russian Decision to Suspend Extradition of Refugees to Uzbekistan Press Release
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  • Jul 21, 2006

    Human Rights and U.S.-Russian Relations: Implications for the Future Press Release
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  • Jul 14, 2006

    Brownback Praises Passage of Resolution on Religious Freedom in Russia Press Release
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  • Jun 22, 2006

    Belgium’s Chairmanship of the OSCE Press Release
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  • Apr 26, 2006

    Helsinki Commissioners Voice Alarm at Surge of Violent Attacks and Murders of Minorities in Russia Press Release
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  • Apr 25, 2006

    Helsinki Commission Reviews Long-term Health and Safety Issues from Chornobyl Disaster Press Release
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  • Apr 19, 2006

    Chornobyl: Consequences and Responses Press Release
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  • Mar 17, 2006

    Belarusian Election Turning Into a Farce Press Release
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  • Mar 16, 2006

    House Passes Resolution on Religious Freedom in Russia Press Release
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  • Mar 14, 2006

    Commission Warns Belarus of Repercussions for Crackdown on Opposition Press Release
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  • Mar 10, 2006

    Helsinki Commission Probes Belarus’ Elections Press Release
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  • Feb 24, 2006

    Belarus: Freedom Denied? Press Release
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  • Feb 2, 2006

    Russia: Rights in Retreat Press Release
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  • Jan 25, 2006

    Helsinki Commission Turns Spotlight on Belarus Press Release
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  • Jan 12, 2006

    Helsinki Commission Condemns Attack at Moscow Synagogue, Calls on Russian Authorities to Combat Ultra-Nationalism Press Release
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  • Nov 30, 2005

    Helsinki Commissioners Release Letter Denouncing Russian NGO Legislation Press Release
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  • Nov 15, 2005

    Helsinki Commissioner Lauds Resolution on Religious Liberties in Russia Press Release
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  • Nov 8, 2005

    U.S. Helsinki Commissioners Express Disappointment in Azeri Elections Press Release
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  • Nov 8, 2005

    Helsinki Commissioners Praise State Department Report, Say Religious Freedom "Endangered" Press Release
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  • Aug 12, 2005

    Helsinki Commission Examines Current State of Human Rights and Democracy in Russia Article
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  • Jul 11, 2005

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on Impact of "Yukos Affair" on Russian Business Press Release
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  • Jun 20, 2005

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Briefing on Russian Political Landscape Press Release
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  • Jun 2, 2005

    Helsinki Commission Chides Khodorkovsky Verdict as Arbitrary Justice Press Release
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  • May 31, 2005

    Helsinki Commission Chair Lauds Russia's Commitment to Withdraw Troops from Georgia Press Release
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  • Apr 21, 2005

    Helsinki Commission Examines Russian-Syrian Connection Article
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  • Apr 11, 2005

    UPDATED: Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Unregistered Religious Groups in Russia Press Release
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  • Mar 28, 2005

    Schneerson Collection Focus of Helsinki Commission Hearing Press Release
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  • Mar 24, 2005

    Helsinki Commission Leaders Call for Prompt Free and Fair Elections in Kyrgyzstan Press Release
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  • Mar 7, 2005

    Russian and Syrian Threats to Middle East Democracy Focus of Helsinki Commission Hearing Press Release
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  • Mar 3, 2005

    Helsinki Commission Leaders to President Putin: "The Books Are Overdue" Press Release
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  • Mar 2, 2005

    Helsinki Commission Leaders Condemn Attack Against Roma Community in Siberia Press Release
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  • Mar 1, 2005

    Helsinki Commission Hearing Reviews Security and Human Rights Challenges in Europe and Beyond Press Release
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  • Mar 1, 2005

    Resolute in Russia Press Release
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  • Jan 13, 2005

    Democracy in the CIS Press Release
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  • Nov 24, 2004

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Leaders Decry Widespread Fraud in Ukrainian Elections Press Release
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  • Nov 10, 2004

    Ukraine Presidential Election Focus of Helsinki Commission Briefing Press Release
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  • Nov 9, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Staff Observe Farcical Belarus Elections Article
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  • Oct 14, 2004

    Members Urge Aggressive Investigation of Murdered Forbes’ Moscow Editor Press Release
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  • Oct 14, 2004

    Europe's Largest Human Rights Meeting Concludes Press Release
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  • Oct 12, 2004

    Letter to President Putin regarding Mr. Khlebnikov Article
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  • Sep 20, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Briefing Surveys Plight of Russia’s Roma Minority Press Release
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  • Sep 8, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Leaders React to Terrorist Massacre in Russia Press Release
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  • Jul 28, 2004

    CIS Response Letter to President Putin (Russia) Article
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  • Jul 28, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Leadership Engage Heads of Nine CIS Countries Article
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  • Jul 2, 2004

    Commission Hearing Surveys Human Rights in Putin’s Russia Article
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  • Jul 1, 2004

    Activists Brief Commission on the War in Chechnya, Civil Society and Military Reform in Russia Article
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  • Jun 30, 2004

    OSCE Meeting Examines Hate Crimes and Racist, Xenophobic and Anti-Semitic Internet Propaganda Article
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  • Jun 30, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Briefing Sheds Light on Russia’s Human Rights Situation Article
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  • Jun 16, 2004

    Activists Brief Commission on Plight of Russian Conscripts in Chechnya Press Release
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  • Jun 1, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Leaders Urge President Bush to Raise Russian Rights Concerns Press Release
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  • May 28, 2004

    "Russia: Are Rights in Retreat?" Press Release
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  • May 13, 2004

    Putin’s Human Rights Record Focus of Helsinki Commission Hearing Press Release
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  • Apr 2, 2004

    Jehovah’s Witnesses Banned in Moscow Press Release
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  • Mar 23, 2004

    Powell Urged on U.S. Support of Strong Resolution on Chechnya Press Release
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  • Mar 23, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Briefing Highlights OSCE’s Military Dimension of Security Article
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  • Feb 20, 2004

    Helsinki Chairman Addresses All-Russian National Assembly on Combating Human Trafficking (Russian) Article
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  • Feb 20, 2004

    Chairman Addresses All-Russian National Assembly on Combating Human Trafficking Press Release
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  • Feb 19, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Hearing Reviews Bulgaria’s Leadership of the OSCE Press Release
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  • Feb 10, 2004

    Moscow Should Engage the OSCE in Resolving the Chechen Problem Press Release
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  • Feb 4, 2004

    Briefing Reviews OSCE Work on Combating Terrorism, Controlling Arms Transfers & Encouraging Military Transparency in Europe Press Release
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  • Jan 16, 2004

    Strong Substance, Potent Politics Mark Historic Maastricht OSCE Ministerial Council Article
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  • Dec 10, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Members Engage Government Leaders at Annual Human Rights Review Article
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  • Sep 26, 2003

    Full Text of Congressional Letter to President Bush Concerning Chechnya Press Release
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  • Sep 26, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Members Urge Chechnya Dialogue in Bush-Putin Meeting Press Release
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  • Sep 12, 2003

    Situation in Chechnya Focus of Helsinki Commission Hearing Press Release
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  • Sep 4, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Briefing to Examine Property Restitution and Compensation in Post-Communist Europe Press Release
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  • Aug 1, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Examines Plight of Internally Displaced Persons Article
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  • Jun 5, 2003

    No Place Like Home Plight of Internally Displaced Focus of Helsinki Commission Hearing Press Release
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  • Jun 2, 2003

    Human Rights in Chechnya Focus of Helsinki Commission Briefing Article
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  • May 30, 2003

    Arming Rogue Regimes & Terrorists Focus of Helsinki Commission Hearing Press Release
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  • May 28, 2003

    Full Text of Congressional Letter to President Bush Concerning anti-Semitism Press Release
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  • May 28, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Initiative Urges Bush to Use G-8 Summit as Platform to Combat Anti-Semitism Press Release
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  • May 23, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Members Seek Broad Human Rights Dialogue for Bush Meetings with European Leaders Press Release
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  • May 23, 2003

    Full Text of Helsinki Commission Letter to President Bush Press Release
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  • Apr 30, 2003

    Murdered and Imprisoned Journalists Remembered on World Press Freedom Day Press Release
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  • Apr 17, 2003

    Human Rights in Chechnya Focus of Helsinki Commission Briefing Press Release
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  • Apr 14, 2003

    Full Text of Helsinki Commission Letter to Powell on UNCHR, Chechnya Press Release
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  • Apr 14, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Members Urge Powell to Maintain Leadership on Chechen Resolution Press Release
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  • Mar 6, 2003

    OSCE Parliamentarians Vow to Confront Anti-Semitism Article
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  • Feb 28, 2003

    Report: Special Meeting on Anti-Semitism Article
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  • Feb 13, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Leaders Call for “Accurate Assessment” of Chechnya Situation Press Release
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  • Feb 10, 2003

    Moscow Should Engage the OSCE in Resolving the Chechen Problem (Russian) Article
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  • Dec 31, 2002

    Democracy and Human Rights Trends in Eurasia and East Europe: A Decade of Membership in the Organization (Report Only) Article
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  • Nov 7, 2002

    Putin Urged to Correct Pattern of Religious Discrimination Press Release
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  • Nov 7, 2002

    Text of Helsinki Commission Letter to President Putin Press Release
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  • Oct 8, 2002

    Helsinki Commission Briefing to Preview Reports on Anti-Semitism, Nationalism, Xenophobia and Intolerance in Today’s Russia Press Release
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  • Sep 20, 2002

    Helsinki Commission Members Urge Putin’s Action on Chechnya, Refugee Crisis Press Release
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  • Sep 20, 2002

    Helsinki Commission Letter to President Vladimir Putin Press Release
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  • Sep 19, 2002

    Helsinki Commission Hearing Examines Democracy, Human Rights & Security in Georgia Press Release
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  • May 6, 2002

    Russian-Chechen War Focus of Hearing Press Release
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  • Apr 25, 2002

    Pattern of Harassment Emerging by Russian Government Toward Catholics Press Release
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  • Feb 25, 2002

    Court Decision on Moscow Salvation Army Welcomed Press Release
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  • Dec 17, 2001

    Moscow Rulings Hit Religious Groups Press Release
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  • Sep 20, 2001

    Helsinki Commission Releases U.S. Statement on Equality of Opportunity for Women and Men at OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting Press Release
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  • Sep 19, 2001

    Helsinki Commission Hearing to Examine Situation in Moldova Press Release
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  • Jul 13, 2001

    Helsinki Commissioners Praise First Annual Report on Trafficking in Persons Press Release
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  • Jun 5, 2001

    Helsinki Commission Hearing Examines Downward Spiral in Russia’s Human Rights Record Press Release
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  • Jun 5, 2001

    Helsinki Commission Chairman Introduces International Anti-Corruption Act Press Release
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  • May 31, 2001

    Status of Human Rights in Russia Focus of Helsinki Commission Hearing Press Release
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  • Jan 12, 2001

    Helsinki Commission Welcomes Efforts to Locate U.S. Aid Worker Missing in Chechnya Press Release
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  • Oct 20, 2000

    Report on the Russian Presidential Elections March 2000 Article
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  • Oct 6, 2000

    Helsinki Commission Chairman’s Statement on Gusinsky Release Press Release
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  • Oct 4, 2000

    Helsinki Commission Members Call on Russia to Renew Search for Missing Holocaust Hero Press Release
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  • Sep 14, 2000

    Helsinki Commission Co-Hosts Exhibit Honoring Return of Soviet Jews to Israel Press Release
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  • Sep 12, 2000

    Russia’s Human Rights Record Subject of Helsinki Commission Briefing Press Release
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  • Sep 1, 2000

    Report: U.S. Statements at the 1999 OSCE Review Conference Article
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  • Aug 30, 2000

    Helsinki Commission Leaders: Attack on Glasnost Foundation Another Step Towards “Thugocracy” Press Release
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  • Aug 3, 2000

    Helsinki Commission Chairman Expresses Disappointment on Nikitin Delay Press Release
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  • Jul 20, 2000

    Helsinki Commission Chairman Urges Clinton to Raise Nikitin Persecution in G-8 Summit with Putin Press Release
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  • Jul 20, 2000

    Freedom of Religion Remains in Peril Press Release
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  • Jul 3, 2000

    Bi-partisan Congressional Letter to Russian President Vladimir Putin Press Release
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