All Posts Tagged With: "militsiya"

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Russian Police Prepare for Hitler’s Birthday

Russian police will be out in full force on April 20th, in anticipation of widespread violence expected from neo-nazi groups. This year, the date coincides with the Jewish Passover holiday.

Apr 17, 2008 | Continued
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Activist Detained by Militsiya Suffers Concussion

An activist of the United Civil Front party was detained by militsiya officers in St. Petersburg. After his release, he was diagnosed with a concussion of the brain.

Feb 25, 2008 | Continued
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Russian City Detains Opposition Activists Before Presidential Visit

Ahead of a visit by Vladimir Putin and Dmitri Medvedev, militsiya officers in the city of Penza arrested activists from a number of opposition parties and groups.

Jan 24, 2008 | Continued
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State Duma Candidate’s Death a “Political Murder”

In Kazan, Tatarstan Republic, a candidate to the State Duma from the Communist Party has died. His colleagues believe the death was related to trauma sustained on Election Day, when he was assaulted by militsiya officers.

Dec 31, 2007 | 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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A Lesson for Law Enforcement

A new book, which tries to help law enforcement officers understand human rights, has been released in Moscow.

Dec 25, 2007 | Continued