All Posts Tagged With: "Nashi"

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Kremlin Summer Camp to Expand Overseas

Organizers from Russia’s agency for youth affairs are planning to hold the notorious Seliger summer camp in Europe and the US in an attempt to rally support from Russian émigrés for projects in the motherland and to influence foreign policy towards Russia.

Dec 27, 2012 | Continued
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Forced Americanization: Made in NTV

In his latest op-ed, Garry Kasparov discusses how the latest accusations on state-run TV that he’s actually an American citizen are part of the Kremlin’s insulated conspiratorial mindset.

Oct 11, 2012 | Continued
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‘Heavily Compromised’ Nashi May Be Disbanded

Reports have surfaced that the pro-Kremlin youth group Nashi might be liquidated or possibly turned into a political party.

Apr 7, 2012 | Continued
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Duma Deputy Alleges Police Jammed Cell Phones at Opposition Forum

A State Duma deputy infuriated with alleged cell phone jamming by police at an opposition forum has filed an official inquiry demanding an explanation from Russia’s Internal Ministry; the ministry denies any involvement.

Jun 21, 2011 | Continued
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Nashi: Not Everything About Nazi Germany Was Bad

The Telegraph reports that Nashi has plagiarized the writings of Joseph Goebbels to “inspire young Russians to greater patriotic heights.”

Nov 15, 2010 | Continued
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Nashi Tells Journalists to Stop Asking to be Murdered (updated)

A Nashi commissar says that journalists like Oleg Kashin are themselves at fault for being attacked and just to stop providing reasons for people to murder them.

Nov 10, 2010 | Continued
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Concert to Defend Forest Successful Despite Police, Nashi

Thousands of environmental activists and oppositionists turned out for a protest-concert in defense of outer-Moscow’s Khimki Forest on Sunday, despite legal ambiguities and a ban on audio equipment.

Aug 23, 2010 | Continued
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Pro-Kremlin Youth Equate Rights Leaders with Nazis

An outdoor installation set up by a pro-Kremlin youth group depicting Russian civil rights leaders as Nazis has drawn derision and outrage from within Russian civil society.

Jul 28, 2010 | Continued
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Putin and Kadyrov Among ‘Predators of Press Freedom’

Reporters Without Borders has published a list of forty “Predators of Press Freedom,” including Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chechen President Razman Kadyrov.

May 4, 2010 | Continued
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The Moscow Times on Nashi’s Fifth Anniversary

The radical pro-Kremlin youth group Nashi held its fifth anniversary celebration yesterday, with government leaders present to urge them to “remain in the fight.”

Apr 16, 2010 | Continued