All Posts Tagged With: "Day of Anger"

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Journalist Gets 4 Days Jail After Covering ‘Day of Anger’

An independent journalist covering this weekend’s Day of Anger protest has been sentenced to four days of administrative arrest for supposedly trying to break down a police barrier; he maintains his innocence and has gone on hunger strike in protest.

Apr 13, 2011 | Continued
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Moscow Police Ordered to Step it Up Against Protesters

Oppositionists have obtained a letter by Moscow’s prosecutor general demanding that police arrest opposition organizers who voice their intent to hold unsanctioned rallies.

Nov 16, 2010 | Continued
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Publisher Picks Up Opposition Report on Luzhkov

One of Russia’s largest publishing houses is releasing a hardcover version of ‘Luzhkov. Results,’ a report by opposition leaders that harshly criticizes the former mayor.

Oct 12, 2010 | Continued
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Ponomarev Calls on New Mayor to Curb Police Violence Against Demonstrators

Human rights advocates are calling on Moscow’s interim mayor to take the opportunity to improve the political situation in the city – but opposition protests are still being banned.

Oct 1, 2010 | Continued