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Statement by Kasparov on Lawsuits, Support, and How You Can Help

The latest statement by Garry Kasparov on the trumped-up charges against him, the evidence that exonerates him, and what you can do to help.

Aug 23, 2012 | Continued
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Russian Newspaper’s Photographs Prove Kasparov’s Innocence

A series of time-stamped photographs published today by the Russian newspaper Argumenti Nedeli show incontrovertibly that Garry Kasparov is innocent of absurd police charges that he bit an officer outside a courtroom last week.

Aug 22, 2012 | Continued
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Statement by Garry Kasparov on His Unlawful Arrest

Press release by Garry Kasparov in regards to his unlawful arrest while speaking to reporters outside the courthouse where the guilty Pussy Riot verdict was read on Friday.

Aug 19, 2012 | Continued
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Garry Kasparov Arrested and Beaten by Police

Opposition leader Garry Kasparov was arrested, beaten, and absurdly accused of biting a police officer outside of the courthouse where the guilty verdict in the Pussy Riot case was announced today.

Aug 17, 2012 | Continued
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Other Russia Activist Threatened by FSB in Recruit Attempt

A member of the Other Russia party says he was threatened with deportation, problems with his job, and the possibility of losing his family if he didn’t become an FSB informant.

Aug 16, 2012 | Continued
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Limonov, Kosyakin Refuse to Pay ‘Strategy 31’ Fines

Two prominent Russian oppositionists have been fined for violating rally regulations according to a new law that severely increased respective penalties; neither can afford to pay them.

Aug 9, 2012 | Continued
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Moscow Helsinki Group to Survive on Russian Donations

The Moscow Helsinki Group has announced that it will stop accepting funding from international sources after a law labeling such NGOs as “foreign agents” was passed on Friday, leaving it reliant on donations from within Russia.

Jul 14, 2012 | Continued
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Navalny, Investigators Trade Barbs Over Hack

Opposition blogger Aleksei Navalny is blaming federal investigators of purposefully leaking his email passwords, who in turn are accusing him of trying to discredit their investigation.

Jun 26, 2012 | Continued
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New Tough Protest Law Claims First Victim

Oleg Shein has become the first person to be convicted under a tough new law on public demonstrations, fined 20 thousand rubles despite numerous contradictions in witness testimony.

Jun 22, 2012 | Continued
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Another Novaya Gazeta Journalist’s Life Threatened

A scandal has erupted over accusations that the head of Russia’s Investigative Committee led a Novaya Gazeta editor into the forest and made a threat against his life.

Jun 13, 2012 | Continued