All Posts Tagged With: "FSB"

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Other Russia Activist Threatened by FSB in Recruit Attempt

A member of the Other Russia party says he was threatened with deportation, problems with his job, and the possibility of losing his family if he didn’t become an FSB informant.

Aug 16, 2012 | Continued
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FSB Orders Ulyanovsk ISP to Block LiveJournal

An internet service provider in Ulyanovsk says the Federal Security Service has ordered it to block access to the blogging platform LiveJournal.

May 18, 2011 | Continued
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FSB Seeks Ban on Gmail, Skype as ‘Security Threats’

The FSB fears that foreign telecommunications services such as Gmail and Skype are presenting a threat to Russia’s national security and say they should be banned.

Apr 8, 2011 | Continued
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Russia: Freedom of Speech Online in 2010

Yezhednevny Zhurnal columnist Marianna Tishchenko discusses the various forms of pressure that the Russian authorities have used to stifle free speech on blogs and journals on the Russian Internet.

Feb 10, 2011 | Continued
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Apartment Bombings Remembered in ‘Day of Disbelief’

Eleven years after a chain of bombings killed nearly 300 people in several Russian cities, demonstrators continue to insist that the government’s explanation doesn’t add up.

Sep 27, 2010 | Continued
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100 Detained at Largest Ever ‘Strategy 31’ Rally

Approximately 100 participants of the largest-ever Strategy 31 in defense of free assembly rally were detained by police in Moscow on Tuesday, with other rallies held throughout Russia and Europe.

Aug 31, 2010 | Continued
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Finnish & Russian Activists Appeal to Medvedev

Participants of the fourth annual Finnish-Russian Civic Forum are calling upon President Medvedev to grant Russian opposition activists the ability to exercise their right to free assembly.

Jul 21, 2010 | Continued
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FSB, Police Seize 200 Thousand Copies of Anti-Putin Report

Of the million copies of “Putin. Results. 10 Years” printed by the opposition movement Solidarity, police and Federal Security Service officers have now seized a full one-fifth and subjected the documents to review for extremism.

Jun 17, 2010 | Continued
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Duma Passes Bill for FSB ‘Special Preventative Measures’

The Russian State Duma has passed a government-sponsored bill feared by rights advocates and oppositionists for the negative effect it could have on free speech.

Jun 11, 2010 | Continued
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Violations of Journalists Rights Leading to More Censorship, Self-Censorship

Pressure by the police, media companies, and pending federal legislation are among a host of problems that journalists fear are leading to greater censorship and self-censorship within the Russian media.

May 25, 2010 | Continued