All Posts Tagged With: "Ilya Yashin"

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Nemtsov, Journalists, Activists Arrested at ‘Strategy 31’

Numerous Russian oppositionists, human rights advocates, and activists have been arrested during opposition rallies held across Russia.

Mar 31, 2011 | Continued
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Central Electoral Commission Looks to Regulate Social Media

Russia’s Central Electoral Commission is proposing a ban on “political agitation” on blogs and social media on the day before national elections; critics say the move is “stupid” and could lead to abuse.

Mar 18, 2011 | Continued
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Aide Says Khodorkovsky Verdict Was ‘Made to Order’

In an interview with, an aide to the judge who convicted Mikhail Khodorkovsky last Christmas claims that the judge was pressured into writing the verdict by high-level Russian officials.

Feb 14, 2011 | Continued
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Tverskoy Court Upholds Yashin’s Jail Sentence

After a week’s worth of circus-like courtroom antics, Moscow’s Tverskoy Regional Court chose to uphold Ilya Yashin’s jail sentence as legal; Yashin plans to appeal.

Feb 11, 2011 | Continued
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Confusing Scandal Erupts Over Officer’s Admission

The officer who admitted he falsified a police report about Ilya Yashin’s arrest has taken several bizarre turns, as he recants his testimony and was either fired or never fired at all, with the trial due to resume on Thursday.

Feb 9, 2011 | Continued
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Officer Admits Report on Yashin’s Arrest was Falsified

The police officer who detained Ilya Yashin at December’s Strategy 31 rally has admitted that he falsified the report that was used to convict the oppositionist to a five-day jail term.

Feb 8, 2011 | Continued
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Ilya Yashin Released From Jail

Oppositionist Ilya Yashin has been released from jail and insists that his arrest and conviction were both unlawful.

Jan 6, 2011 | Continued
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Kasparov: Gov’t Officials Will Answer For Their Crimes

As Russian oppositionists continue to sit out jail sentences received after the latest Strategy 31 rally, Garry Kasparov warns that the state officials involved in such corrupt and unlawful arrests and convictions will, at some point, have to answer for their crimes.

Jan 5, 2011 | Continued
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Nemtsov, Yashin, Limonov in Jail After New Year’s Eve Rally

Several prominent opposition leaders have been sentenced to jail time and hundreds more arrested following a night of Strategy 31 rallies held in more than 70 Russian cities on New Year’s Eve.

Jan 2, 2011 | Continued
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Kasparov, Nemtsov & Yashin on Moscow’s Ethnic Riots

Joint statement by Garry Kasparov, Boris Nemtsov, and Ilya Yashin regarding the ethnic violence in Moscow.

Dec 15, 2010 | Continued