All Posts Tagged With: "Astrakhan"

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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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Yashin Detained in Astrakhan Protest

Solidarity co-leader Ilya Yashin was detained following a confrontation with pro-Kremlin youth group members at a protest in Astrakhan in support of hunger-striking oppositionists.

Apr 11, 2012 | Continued
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Other Russia Regional Leader Jailed

An Astrakhan regional leader of the Other Russia has been sentenced to three days in jail for alleged non-payment of a fine for organizing a series of rallies in defense of the freedom of assembly.

Dec 2, 2009 | Continued