Panel: EU's Keeps Quiet over Human Rights Violations in Russia

Ljubljana, 21 September - Human rights and democracy in Russia are jeopardised under President Vladimir Putin, while the West and the EU keep quiet because of energy interests, the participants in a panel on human rights in Russia and the EU agreed on Friday.

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Anna Politkovskaya's book "Putin's Russia".
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Anna Politkovskaya's book "Putin's Russia".
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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The Peace Institute Director Lev Kreft at a panel on human rights in Russia and the EU, accompanying the launch of the Slovenian translation of Anna Politkovskaya's book "Putin's Russia".
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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Lawyer Robert Amsterdam, who represented Mikhail Khodorkovsky, at a panel on human rights in Russia and the EU, accompanying the launch of the Slovenian translation of Anna Politkovskaya's book "Putin's Russia".
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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Lawyer Robert Amsterdam, who represented Mikhail Khodorkovsky, at a panel on human rights in Russia and the EU, accompanying the launch of the Slovenian translation of Anna Politkovskaya's book "Putin's Russia".
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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Former reporter of daily Delo from Moscow Boris Cibej at a panel on human rights in Russia and the EU, accompanying the launch of the Slovenian translation of Anna Politkovskaya's book "Putin's Russia".
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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Darko Strajn of the Pedagogical Institute at a panel on human rights in Russia and the EU, accompanying the launch of the Slovenian translation of Anna Politkovskaya's book "Putin's Russia".
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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Editor Branka Fiser, Darko Strajn of the Pedagogical Institute, the Peace Institute Director Lev Kreft, lawyer Robert Amsterdam, who represented Mikhail Khodorkovsky, and former reporter of daily Delo from Moscow Boris Cibej (from left to right) at a panel on human rights in Russia and the EU, accompanying the launch of the Slovenian translation of Anna Politkovskaya's book "Putin's Russia".
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

Ljubljana
Former reporter of daily Delo from Moscow Boris Cibej at a panel on human rights in Russia and the EU, accompanying the launch of the Slovenian translation of Anna Politkovskaya's book "Putin's Russia".
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

Ljubljana
Anna Politkovskaya's book "Putin's Russia".
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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