All Posts Tagged With: "Marches of Dissent"

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Putin Makes Heavily Qualified Defense of Right to Protest

Vladimir Putin has at once called on Russia’s local governments to grant oppositionists their right to protest and assured all parties involved that he has no way of ensuring that this could actually happen.

May 31, 2010 | Continued
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Russian Police Press University to Expel Students Who Protested

Moscow police are pressing one Russian university to take action against students who protested against the government.

Jan 28, 2009 | Continued
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Opposition Protests Will Go On Despite Ban, Interference

Wide-scale opposition protests, known as Marches of Dissent, will take place in Moscow, St. Petersburg and other cities, despite bans and stiff pressure from authorities.

Dec 13, 2008 | Continued
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Moscow, St. Petersburg Authorities Move to Curb Opposition Protests

Authorities in Moscow and St. Petersburg have refused to give permits to the Other Russia opposition coalition, which plans to hold Marches of Dissent on December 14th.

Dec 5, 2008 | Continued
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Russian Opposition Protests Set for December 14th

On December 14th, the Other Russia opposition coalition will hold large-scale protests known as “Marches of Dissent” in Moscow and St. Petersburg.

Nov 17, 2008 | Continued
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Russian Opposition Plans Protest for December

Russia’s democratic opposition will hold a protest in Moscow at the start of December, in part to mark the year anniversary of the largely illegitimate Parliamentary elections of December 2, 2007.

Oct 22, 2008 | Continued
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Russian Rights Commissioner Stands by the Other Russia

Vladimir Lukin, Russia’s Human Rights Commissioner, has spoken out against the way Moscow authorities handled a May 6th opposition demonstration.

May 15, 2008 | Continued
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Russian Opposition Activists Remain Behind Bars

A group of activists detained before a May 6th opposition rally remain imprisoned. The group includes Oleg Kozlovsky, the leader of the Oborona (Defense) Movement.

May 12, 2008 | Continued
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Russian Opposition Cancel Mass-Protest

Organizers of a Moscow opposition demonstration known as a March of Dissent have cancelled the protest at the last minute for fear of violence on the part of authorities. Meanwhile, police are arresting citizens arriving at the event’s planned location.

May 6, 2008 | Continued
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Russian Opposition Prepares for Moscow Protest

Organizers of the March of Dissent in Moscow have worked out an agreement with local law enforcement, and are now waiting for a response from the Mayor’s office regarding the May 6th opposition demonstration.

May 6, 2008 | Continued