Other Russia

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Oppositionists to Sit For Next ‘Strategy 31’

Organizers of the Strategy 31 opposition campaign say their next rally will take the form of a sit-in.

Jun 27, 2011 | Continued
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Kasparov to Congress: Take a Courageous Stand

Full transcript of Russian opposition leader Garry Kasparov’s testimony to US congressional leaders on the grave state of Russia’s political, judicial, and economic systems. Includes video of the question and answer session.

Jun 19, 2011 | Continued
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Human Rights Activists to Pull Out of ‘Strategy 31’

Moscow human rights activists say that March 31 will be their last Strategy 31 rally and that the group will focus on other causes that the defense of free assembly in the future.

Mar 30, 2011 | Continued
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Alexeyeva’s ‘Strategy 31’ Sanctioned, Limonov’s – Denied

Lyudmila Alexeyeva has received approval from the Moscow mayor’s office to hold a Strategy 31 rally in March in Moscow, while a different rally to be held by her former co-organizer, Other Russia party leader Eduard Limonov, was banned.

Mar 22, 2011 | Continued
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Alexeyeva to Hold Strategy 31 on Pushkin Square

Lyudmila Alexeyeva and a group of other human rights activists plan to hold their own Strategy 31 rally in March on Pushkin Square, after negotiations with other organizers to fix a five-month split came to nought.

Mar 15, 2011 | Continued
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‘Strategy 31’ Organizers Try to Mend Split

Human rights activists and oppositionists are holding negotiations to try and reunite for the next set of Strategy 31 rallies in March.

Mar 4, 2011 | Continued
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More Blood Spilt than Usual at Latest ‘Strategy 31’

Dozens of people were detained in Strategy 31 rallies across Russia on Monday, with activists reporting of wanton police violence and detentions of accidental bystanders.

Jan 31, 2011 | Continued
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‘Other Russia’ Party Registration Rejected

The Russian Justice Ministry has rejected an application by the Other Russia political party to become an officially registered party, thus destroying their chances of participating in upcoming elections.

Jan 26, 2011 | Continued
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Organizers Submit Applications for Next ‘Strategy 31’

Organizers have decided once again to apply for permits to hold two separate rallies on Triumfalnaya Square for the next set of Strategy 31 rallies, while pro-Kremlin youth groups attempt to stage their own event as a diversion.

Jan 19, 2011 | Continued
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Ilya Yashin Released From Jail

Oppositionist Ilya Yashin has been released from jail and insists that his arrest and conviction were both unlawful.

Jan 6, 2011 | Continued