All Posts Tagged With: "Memorial"

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Memorial Rights Activist Beaten in Moscow

Amnesty International is calling for an investigation of a Memorial rights activist who was beaten in Moscow, suspectedly by police.

Dec 9, 2010 | Continued
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Stalin Controversies Abound in Victory Day Run-Up

Human rights advocates are voicing outrage at a St. Petersburg city bus covered with a gigantic picture of Josef Stalin, while oppositionists in Moscow ask the president to officially denounce the Soviet dictator.

May 6, 2010 | Continued
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Luzhkov Promises Moscow Will See More of Stalin

Moscow Mayor Yury Luzhkov says that as an admirer of objective history, he plans from now on to use pictures of Josef Stalin in various celebrations put on by the city.

Mar 3, 2010 | Continued
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Police Claim to Identify Estemirova’s Killer

Law enforcement agents are claiming that they have solved last summer’s scandalous murder of human rights activist Natalya Estemirova, but the activist’s colleagues are already refuting the announcement.

Feb 25, 2010 | Continued
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160 Detained at Freedom of Assembly Rally

Police detained approximately 160 people in a rally in defense of the constitutional right to freedom of assembly on Sunday evening in central Moscow.

Jan 31, 2010 | Continued
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Latynina on Russian Rights Activist’s Tragic Murder

Commentator Yulia Latynina speaks at length about the murder of rights activist Natalya Estemirova in Chechnya, and is incredulous that an official investigation will find her killers.

Jul 20, 2009 | Continued
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Drunken Soldiers Ignore Looting in South Ossetia – Rights Workers

The Memorial human rights group has released a new report on the war in South Ossetia, which finds Russian soldiers turning a blind eye as serious looting continues in the region.

Sep 12, 2008 | Continued