All Posts Tagged With: "Grani.ru"
The Moscow government has announced that Triumfalnaya Square – the traditional rallying place of the Russian opposition – will be closed for construction starting in late August. Oppositionists plan to hold their rallies regardless.Aug 17, 2010 | Continued
Russian opposition leaders have appeared to agree to exclude Eduard Limonov from the organizational group of the Strategy 31 freedom of assembly rallies – falling in line with a Kremlin proposal earlier this month.Jul 25, 2010 | Continued
In a column for Grani.ru, Russian political analyst Stanislav Belkovsky discusses the scandal that has erupted in the battle for the presidency of the World Chess Federation – and why one Kremlin aide has such a stake in the matter.Jun 9, 2010 | Continued
In an unprecedented decision, Russian blogger Dmitri Soloviev has been cleared of charges of inciting hatred against police after investigators found no evidence that any crime had actually occurred.Jan 11, 2010 | Continued
Author and scholar Andrei Piontkovsky, who was charged and later absolved of writing extremist materials, comments on the significance of his case for free speech in Russia. Translation by theotherrussia.orgDec 11, 2008 | Continued