All Posts Tagged With: "Aleksei Dymovsky"

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Sochi Anti-Corruption Activist Nearly Beaten to Death

A human rights advocate near Sochi has been beaten nearly to death, after releasing an audio recording that lead to the arrest of a government official for taking bribes.

Oct 27, 2010 | Continued
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Protests Continue in Support of Miners’ Demands

Protests were held throughout Russia over the weekend and will continue this week in support of demands by miners for better working conditions, fair pay, and accountability in two recent deadly mine explosions.

May 24, 2010 | Continued
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Dymovsky to Hold Nationwide Rally in June

Russian whistleblower cop Aleksei Dymovsky has announced plans to hold a nationwide rally on June 12, which opposition leader Garry Kasparov has promised to support.

May 12, 2010 | Continued
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Thousands of Russians Turn Out for May Day Rallies

Thousands of Russians held protests and marches throughout the country on Saturday during May Day celebrations. A number of opposition leaders were detained and some rallies were banned outright.

May 3, 2010 | Continued
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‘YouTube Cop’ Gives Medvedev a Deadline and a Warning

Whistleblower cop Aleksei Dymovsky has issued a final video address to the Russian president, giving him a deadline of November 12, 2010, to address police corruption or step down from his post.

Apr 12, 2010 | Continued
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Dymovsky Released from Detention Center

Russia’s whistleblowing ‘YouTube Cop,’ Aleksei Dymovsky, has been released from a Krasnodar detention center, although not before prison guards took what the former officer called “some small measure of revenge.”

Mar 8, 2010 | Continued
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Activists Call for Police Rights Together With Reform

Activists at a rally in Moscow called both for Russia’s law enforcement to undergo drastic reform and for police officers to be given higher salaries and better rights.

Mar 7, 2010 | Continued
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‘YouTube Cop’ Detained Per Court Order

Aleksei Dymovsky, Russia’s so-called “YouTube Cop” who posted videos exposing police corruption in Russia on the internet in November, has been placed in a detention center per court order.

Jan 23, 2010 | Continued
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The Other Russia: Year in Review

For Russia, 2009 was a year of continued contradictions laced with increased strife throughout Russian society. President Dmitri Medvedev spoke out against corruption and the importance of observing human rights, while oppositionists continued to suffer from unlawful detentions and overwhelming censorship. A series of high-profile incidents of police brutality lead to the most intense scrutiny […]

Jan 6, 2010 | Continued
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Alleged Court Employee Charged with Attacking Cop

The Investigative Committee of the Prosecutor General has filed charges against a man who attacked a police officer with a crossbow and was carrying identification as an employee of the Moscow prosecutor’s office.

Dec 8, 2009 | Continued