All Posts Tagged With: "Ilya Yashin"

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‘Four and a Half Hours of Banality and Repetition’

Journalists, analysts, and politicians respond to Vladimir Putin’s annual press conference.

Dec 21, 2012 | Continued
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An Alternative Agenda: Part 2

Solidarity activist Ilya Yashin gives his two cents on the new Coordination Council and the future of the united opposition.

Oct 28, 2012 | Continued
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March of Millions to Go On Despite Raids, Subpoenas

Organizers of a mass opposition march planned for June 12 promise it will go on as planned despite police raids on organizers’ apartments.

Jun 11, 2012 | Continued
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Opposition Camp Broken Up For Distributing Water

Russian police broke up an opposition camp for distributing water and kvas, which authorities said they did not have proper documentation to distribute; Ilya Yashin was sentenced to ten days arrest.

May 20, 2012 | Continued
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Yashin Detained in Astrakhan Protest

Solidarity co-leader Ilya Yashin was detained following a confrontation with pro-Kremlin youth group members at a protest in Astrakhan in support of hunger-striking oppositionists.

Apr 11, 2012 | Continued
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Ilya Yashin at UT-Austin: “Putin’s Social Contract is Broken”

Russian oppositionist Ilya Yashin speaks at UT-Austin on the future of the Russian opposition.

Apr 4, 2012 | Continued
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850 Cases of Russian Activist Persecution in 2011

The Agora human rights watchdog has recorded 850 cases of persecution against civil rights activists and NGOs in Russia in 2011, continuing an upward trend in such incidents since 2008.

Jan 28, 2012 | Continued
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Yashin and Navalny Released From Jail

Two leading Russian oppositionists have been released from jail after being arrested at a Moscow protest against electoral fraud.

Dec 21, 2011 | Continued
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Half of Ralliers Detained in Moscow ‘Strategy 31’

Dozens of opposition activists have been detained in rallies for the constitutional right to free assembly across Russia, some of whom have reportedly suffered beatings by police.

Nov 1, 2011 | Continued
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Russian Police Keep it Up With ‘Strategy 31’ Arrests (updated)

Opposition activists across Russia held rallies in defense of free assembly on Tuesday, with dozens detained in Moscow, St. Petersburg, and other cities.

May 31, 2011 | Continued