All Posts Tagged With: "Boris Nemtsov"

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Two Thousand Rally for PARNAS in Moscow (photos)

Approximately two thousand opposition activists rallied in Moscow on Saturday to protest the Justice Ministry’s denial of registration to a new opposition party.

Jun 25, 2011 | Continued
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Opposition Leaders Plan Mass Protest Following Registration Denial

Leaders of the People’s Freedom Party, which was denied registration by Russian authorities this week, say they are planning a large-scale protest to united opposition forces against the political monopoly currently ruling Russia.

Jun 23, 2011 | Continued
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Russian Police Keep it Up With ‘Strategy 31’ Arrests (updated)

Opposition activists across Russia held rallies in defense of free assembly on Tuesday, with dozens detained in Moscow, St. Petersburg, and other cities.

May 31, 2011 | Continued
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Kasparov: Current Regime Will Never Step Down as Result of Elections

Opposition leaders from the Solidarity movement met in Moscow over the weekend to discuss protests, policies, and plans for the future.

Apr 25, 2011 | Continued
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Posner Fails to Invite Oppositionists on TV

Television host Vladimir Posner promised to invite leading oppositionists onto his show in March, but that deadline is now fully passed and no such invitations have been made.

Apr 6, 2011 | Continued
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Nemtsov, Journalists, Activists Arrested at ‘Strategy 31’

Numerous Russian oppositionists, human rights advocates, and activists have been arrested during opposition rallies held across Russia.

Mar 31, 2011 | Continued
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Biden Meets With Russian Oppositionists & Rights Advocates

Russian human rights activists and opposition figures met with US Vice President Joe Biden to discuss civil rights violations, electoral fraud, and other issues plaguing Russian politics and society.

Mar 11, 2011 | Continued
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Posner Plans to Interview Nemtsov in March

Russian television host Vladimir Posner says he plans to invite Boris Nemtsov on his show on state-run Channel One in March, along with Valeriya Novodvorskaya and possibly Garry Kasparov.

Feb 24, 2011 | Continued
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Pyramid Country in the View of Global Stability

While the media discusses parallels and comparisons between the unrest in Egypt and the political situation in Russia, opposition leader Garry Kasparov proposes that a set of less obvious factors make Egypt’s uprising important to understanding Russia’s reality.

Feb 9, 2011 | Continued
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Officer Admits Report on Yashin’s Arrest was Falsified

The police officer who detained Ilya Yashin at December’s Strategy 31 rally has admitted that he falsified the report that was used to convict the oppositionist to a five-day jail term.

Feb 8, 2011 | Continued