All Posts Tagged With: "Lev Ponomarev"

post thumbnail

Moscow Prohibits Rally for Murdered Anti-Fascist

A group of anti-fascist activists were unable to obtain sanction from Moscow city authorities to hold a rally in honor of murdered anti-fascist Ivan Khutorskoy.

Nov 23, 2009 | Continued
post thumbnail

Renowned Russian Rights Leader in Serious Condition After Attack

Lev Ponomarev, one of Russia’s leading human rights champions and leader of the “For Human Rights” movement, is in serious condition after he was attacked in Moscow late on Tuesday.

Apr 1, 2009 | Continued
post thumbnail

Russian Museum Director Charged Over Art Exhibit

Yury Samodurov, the director of the Andrei Sakharov Museum, has been indicted after investigators found that a 2007 art exhibit was aimed at “fueling hatred and enmity and humiliating people’s dignity based on their attitude toward religion.” Several other museum employees have also been summoned for questioning.

May 8, 2008 | Continued
post thumbnail

Human Rights Leader Charged In Libel Case

Lev Ponomarev, a distinguished human rights leader, has been charged in a criminal case after he publicly revealed documentation of abhorrent conditions in Russia’s prison system. Ponomarev called the charges “artificial.”

Feb 26, 2008 | Continued
post thumbnail

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