All Posts Tagged With: "Communist Party (KPRF)"

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Leftist Protest: ‘Don’t Blame Putin – Blame Capitalism’

More than a thousand leftist activists marched through Moscow this past weekend to protest economic inequalities, political corruptino, and the continued persecution of oppositionists accused of inciting riots in protests this past May.

Sep 12, 2012 | Continued
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Kasparov: A Chance for Change of Another Illusion?

In the wake of a wave of protest against fraudulent parliamentary election results, opposition leader Garry Kasparov calls upon the Russian systemic opposition to agree to finally rise up against Vladimir Putin and the United Russia party.

Dec 12, 2011 | Continued
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Communist Party Defends ‘Bourgeois Democracy’ From United Russia Bill

Communist Party deputies in the Russian State Duma are contesting a measure that would allow Russia to ignore decisions handed down against it by the European Court of Human Rights.

Jul 1, 2011 | Continued
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Putin vs Medvedev: There Can Be Only One

A spoof action movie trailer made by the Communist Party and predicting that Russia’s ruling tandem will bring about the end of days goes viral.

Apr 27, 2011 | Continued
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Faith in Putin and Medvedev at All-Time Low

A new poll by the Public Opinion Foundation indicates that Russians are losing faith in their president and prime minister, as the Communist Party makes slight headway.

Apr 22, 2011 | Continued
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Rise in Electoral Violations Indicates Weak Ruling Party

Electoral monitors reported a sharp rise in electoral violations in Russia’s regional elections over the weekend, which analysts link to a general fall in United Russia’s ratings.

Mar 14, 2011 | 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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Kaliningrad Rally Organizers Form New Coalition

Leaders from a variety of opposition groups that took part in a recent massive rally in Kaliningrad have formed a new coalition intent on ending the political monopoly held by United Russia.

Mar 4, 2010 | Continued
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Kaliningrad Governor Renegs on Opposition Meeting

After a massive prompted Kaliningrad Governor Georgy Boos to call a meeting with opposition leaders, the event was postponed on Wednesday evening – the governor’s second cancellation in under two weeks.

Feb 11, 2010 | Continued
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12 Thousand Car Owners Demand Putin’s Resignation

An estimated 12 thousand auto owners rallied in Kaliningrad on Saturday, demanding lower tariffs and the resignation of Prime Minister Vladimir Putin.

Jan 30, 2010 | Continued