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27 December 2022 Russia did not answer the questions on tortures and extrajudicial killings posed in the UN report 22 December 2022 In the Nizhny Novgorod region an ambulance was called to court for a man who claimed during the hearing that he was beaten up at the police department 16 December 2022 17-year old resident of Anapa told human rights defenders that the police officers in the Department of the Interior threatened him with a gun, beat him up and forced him to confess of theft  06 December 2022 The court in Orenburg doubled the amount of compensation for a torture victim. Roman Chikviladze will receive 300 thousand rubles instead of previously awarded 150 thousand 05 December 2022 The ECHR awarded 26 thousand euro to a participant of march «For Fair Elections» that took place in 2012. During apprehension, he got a brain concussion  02 December 2022 In Nizhny Novgorod, the court sentenced to jail time the police officers who beat up the detained and planted mephedrone on him 30 November 2022 Resident of Saint-Petersburg described how during the rally against mobilization the police officers broke his arm and took him to the police department, where he slept on the floor for two nights 17 November 2022 The court quashed the verdict of the police officers who broke the leg of a resident of Krasnodar. They mistook him for a criminal when he was getting over a fence of his own house 12 November 2022 A participant of the Special Military Operation in Ukraine told human rights defenders that rape charges were forged against him to force him to confess of transmission of information to a foreign power 03 November 2022 «I still cannot tell my daughter that her father died. I don’t know how». Together with the CAT lawyers, a resident of Saint-Petersburg is trying to find out why her husband died after the apprehension and hospitalization. 19 October 2022 «I will make you respect me and my subordinates!» Teacher from Moscow says he was beaten up at the police department 18 October 2022 «I was striken down to the floor. I hit my head and lost consciousness». «Golos» movement coordinator Vladimir Yegorov described how law- enforcement officers applied force against him during the search. 14 October 2022 The ECHR awarded 45 thousand euro to a resident of Sochi. He told human rights defenders that when he was in the 11 th form, he was taken to the police department where he was beaten up, and that provoked a fit of epilepsy 14 October 2022 The ECHR awarded 19500 euro to a resident of Bashkiria, who was subjected to a forced abortion in a clinic 14 October 2022 The ECHR awarded 26 thousand euro to a resident of the Orenburg region. He reported to have been beaten by the Road Patrol Service, but the investigation dismissed his claim to open a criminal case 23 times 12 October 2022 Two participants of anti-war meeting applied to the Moscow branch of CAT with complaints about the battery by law-enforcement officers 30 September 2022 In Orenburg, a member of a rally in support of Navalny was awarded a compensation for illegal use of force during apprehension 29 September 2022 «Sorry, nothing personal, it’s just our job». A pensioner from the Krasnodar Territory told human rights defenders that the police officers were hanging him on a bar, beat him up with electrical shocker and forced to drink vodka  27 September 2022 Resident of Saint-Petersburg Aleksandra Barabash said that during the rally against mobilization her head was smashed with a truncheon. 23 September 2022 The court refused to release on parole a police officer convicted for torture