All Posts Tagged With: "EU"

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Standing Ovation at Euro Parliament for Kasparov

We hope Europe’s leaders were awoken by the applause for Other Russia leader Garry Kasparov after his address to the European Parliament on May 23. Kasparov was received by EP President Hans-Gert Pöttering and met personally with six different EP political groups (roughly 300 MP’s by his count) as well as the presidents of every […]

May 25, 2007 | Continued
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Other Russia Detained at Airport en route to Samara

Garry Kasparov and others traveling with him were detained for five hours at Sheremetyevo 1 Airport in Moscow this morning while trying to attend the Other Russia Dissenters’ March in Samara today. 27 people were detained or held without passports, including Other Russia leaders Garry Kasparov and Eduard Limonov and executive director of the For […]

May 18, 2007 | Continued
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Other Russia Organizer Jailed

Rally organizer Ilya Guryev has been sentenced to six months in prison as part of a massive preemptive Kremlin crackdown ahead of the EU-Russia summit in Samara May 17-18. “The fact a man was put in prison simply for being an organizer with the Other Russia is a serious symptom that shows that the authorities […]

May 11, 2007 | Continued