Zalina Slanova has passed away

Zalina Slanova, our friend, colleague and the author of many Bulletin articles, has passed away. Zalina was a gifted person who generously shared her talents (she sang many times for Memorial members at fundraising events) and advice (while working on…read more


In Memoriam: Nikolay Bessonov

Suddenly, the news came in of the untimely death of Nikolay Bessonov, a Russian artist, researcher of Russian Roma and a great friend of the Romani people. The legacy of Bessonov is vast and varied, he worked very hard –…read more


In memoriam. Sergey Khakhayev

It is with great sorrow that we report on the loss on December 5, 2016 of Sergey Khakhayev (b. 1938), who has been the chairman of St. Petersburg Association “Memorial” for many years. He was a political prisoner in the…read more