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Russian court shuts down Memorial Human Rights Center, day after sister organization ordered to close



The center was charged with multiple violations of Russia’s “foreign agent” law and “justifying terrorism and extremism” in its publications, a lawyer for the center, Ilya Novikov, told CNN.

The decision comes a day after Russia’s Supreme Court decided to close its sister organization Memorial International. Novikov said they would launch an appeal.

This is a developing story. Check back for further updates.


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