All Posts Tagged With: "Baikalsk Pulp and Paper Mill"

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Yabloko Activists Detained on Red Square

Police detained four Yabloko activists when they tried to hold a protest in defense of Lake Baikal on Red Square over the weekend.

Jun 7, 2010 | Continued
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Russian Oligarch Admits Ties to Mafia

Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska has admitted that he gave money to criminal organizations in the 1990s to protect his business interests.

May 14, 2010 | Continued
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Irkutsk Ecologists Harassed by Center “E” for Protesting

An organization of Russian ecologists protesting the reopening of a toxic paper mill say that they are being harassed by police from the notoriously brutal Center for Extremism Prevention.

Mar 1, 2010 | Continued
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Anger at Putin Flares in Irkutsk and Samara

Russians called for Prime Minister Putin to step down in two large but unrelated protests over the weekend, following a trend set by a massive anti-governmental rally in Kaliningrad in late January.

Feb 16, 2010 | Continued