Anti-war case

Infographics on criminal prosecutions for anti-war stance

The war with Ukraine has irrevocably changed Russian society. Since February 24, anti-war rallies have been taking place every day, people have been speaking out about the war on social networks and wearing anti-war symbols. Such statements become grounds for criminal prosecution.

Below is a list of people persecuted under criminal law. Some of them are figurants of multiple criminal cases.

The data in the infographic is current as of December 16. More relevant data is available in the Russian version. We are working on translations and data updates. Dataset is available here. Please, leave your feedback by email to

Russian version