All Posts Tagged With: "Kasparov"

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New Documentary Chronicles the Struggle of the Russian Opposition

Speaking at the International Documentary Film Festival in Amsterdam Saturday, Russian opposition leader Garry Kasparov made the case against Russian authorities. A new film which documents the challenges faced by the political opposition in Russia also premiered at the festival.

Nov 23, 2008 | Continued
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Kasparov Says Press Freedom Absent in Russia

The Other Russia leader Garry Kasparov sparked controversy at a meeting of the World Association of Newspapers, and new evidence of Russian television censorship came public.

Jun 3, 2008 | Continued
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Thousands March in Moscow and St. Petersburg

Protesters took to the streets across Russia to speak out their discontent with Russia’s current political landscape. Dozens of activists and several prominent opposition leaders were arrested.

Mar 4, 2008 | Continued
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Opposition Activist Revealed as FSB Agent

Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) has broken the law by infiltrating the United Civil Front party with a paid informant.

Feb 22, 2008 | Continued
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Kasparov Sues Nashi Youth Movement

On Friday, Garry Kasparov filed a civil suit against the Nashi pro-Kremlin youth group. Some of the group’s literature had described him as “a citizen of the United States,” and said that the goals of the Russian opposition were “to ransack Russia’s national wealth for the interests of the USA.”

Feb 16, 2008 | Continued
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A Question for the US Primary Candidates From Garry Kasparov

As Russia nears its own election on March 2nd, Garry Kasparov, the co-Chair of The Other Russia coalition, poses a question for the US presidential primary debates.

Jan 29, 2008 | Continued
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Russian Opposition Discusses New Partnership

Russia’s liberal opposition may join together and form a new democratic movement. The new group plans to represent the mutual goals of all participants, and not party principles.

Jan 27, 2008 | Continued
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FOX: Kasparov Is the Real “Man of the Year”

Time magazine may have swooned for Putin’s “steely gaze” but David Asman and the other sharp folks over at FoxBusiness know to look at the record instead of Putin’s eyes. They honored Garry Kasparov, calling him “The Real ‘Man of the Year.”

Jan 8, 2008 | Continued
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Whispering, We’ll Survive

In a candid article, Natella Boltyanskaya reviews the past year for Russia, and examines what has been lost in the arena of human rights.

Dec 29, 2007 | Continued
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Kasparov in WSJ: Endorsing Dictatorship

Garry Kasparov’s latest editorial in the Wall Street Journal assaults the continued acquiescence of the West to Vladimir Putin’s demolition of Russian democracy. From Condoleezza Rice to Time magazine, human rights are clearly of secondary importance.

Dec 23, 2007 | Continued