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Over 300 mathematicians call on the IMU to speak out on the case of Azat Miftakhov

The IMU Executive Committee did not respond to our message of August 23, 2021 regarding the case of our colleague Azat Miftakhov. We sent them the following new message on September 6, 2021. Dear members of the International Mathematical Union (IMU) Executive Committee, We sent you a letter regarding the case of our colleague Azat […]

Azat Miftakhov writes to his wife about his life in the penal colony number 17 in Omutninsk

Azat Miftakhov said in a telephone conversation with his wife Elena Gorban that his working conditions in the Omutninsk penal colony # 17 have improved somewhat and he now “carries boards instead of sawdust,” which, according to him, is much easier. The mathematician described his life in the penal colony in detail in a personal […]

Novaya Gazeta: MSU graduate student Azat Miftakhov, convicted in the case of the “broken window”, was sent to hard labor in the colony

Translation of an article published on August 24, 2021 in “Novaya Gazeta”. Anarchist and mathematics graduate student of the Moscow State University Azat Miftakhov, sentenced to six years in prison in the case of a broken window in the office of United Russia, was assigned to hard physical labor in a woodworking shop. This was […]