Dmitriev receives Moscow Helsinki Group award

On 12 May 2018, YURY DMITRIEV was among the recipients of the yearly awards made by the Moscow Helsinki Group. Like other laureates, he wore a black teeshirt demanding “Freedom for Oyub Titiyev!” the detained head of Memorial in Chechnya.

Dmitriev in Titiyev teeshirt after MHG award
After the award ceremony (photo, Maxim Lyalin)

(The photograph shows Dmitriev with fellow laureate Victoria Gromova
from Vladimir, Central Russia, in the courtyard behind Teatr.doc)

Dmitriev at MHG award ceremony
At the award ceremony, inside Teatr.doc (photo, Tatyana Avilova)

Until early August, Dmitriev cannot leave Petrozavodsk without special permission. In this case, evidently, it was granted. He was last in Moscow from 28 December 2017 to 19 January 2018, undergoing psychiatric assessment at the Serbsky Institute.

John Crowfoot
13 May 2018