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An Alternative Agenda: Part 3

Newly-elected Opposition Coordination Council members Gennady Gudkov and Boris Nemtsov discuss the goals and problems that the council is going to face.

Nov 1, 2012 | Continued
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An Alternative Agenda: Part 2

Solidarity activist Ilya Yashin gives his two cents on the new Coordination Council and the future of the united opposition.

Oct 28, 2012 | Continued
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Other Russia Activists Appeal to Strasbourg Court

Lawyers for four opposition activists from the Other Russia party are appealing to the European Court of Human Rights in a last-ditch attempt to clear the names of the activists, convicted of inciting riots in December 2010.

Sep 30, 2012 | Continued
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Udaltsov’s Arrest Ruled ‘Illegal’

A Moscow court has ruled Sergei Udaltsov’s arrest during the latest mass opposition protest to have been illegal; the oppositionist plans to sue for moral damages.

Sep 27, 2012 | Continued
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Candidates to Debate on Live TV for New Opposition Council

A new council to create a united voice for the non-systemic opposition in Russia has announced a series of official campaign events, including live televised debates, to help inform Russians who their choices are for council elections in October.

Sep 26, 2012 | Continued
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Leftist Protest: ‘Don’t Blame Putin – Blame Capitalism’

More than a thousand leftist activists marched through Moscow this past weekend to protest economic inequalities, political corruptino, and the continued persecution of oppositionists accused of inciting riots in protests this past May.

Sep 12, 2012 | Continued
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Opposition Strategies: In Search of the People

In light of the recent slow-down in anti-government protests in Russia, the editors at Gazeta.ru spoke to various opposition leaders to see what the next steps for the movement might be.

Mar 24, 2012 | Continued
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Limonov Submits Documents to Run for President

Russia’s Central Electoral Commission confirmed that Russian opposition leader Eduard Limonov had properly submitted all documents needed to register to run for presidency, despite suspected politically-motivated interference.

Dec 15, 2011 | Continued
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Half of Ralliers Detained in Moscow ‘Strategy 31′

Dozens of opposition activists have been detained in rallies for the constitutional right to free assembly across Russia, some of whom have reportedly suffered beatings by police.

Nov 1, 2011 | Continued
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Muscovites Rally Against Upcoming Fraudulent Elections

About 1500 people rallied in Moscow on Saturday against upcoming parliamentary elections that are all but guaranteed to give fraudulent wins to Putin’s United Russia party.

Oct 22, 2011 | Continued