All Posts Tagged With: "Nizhny Novgorod"
Activists from the Right Cause party held a mock funeral for democracy after the Nizhny Novgorod city duma introduced a measure that would have a selection of deputies choose the mayor, who was previously elected by popular vote.Nov 26, 2009 | Continued
Investigators raided the offices of the Fund for the Support of Tolerance in Nizhny Novgorod, seizing computers and vital documents. Police also searched the homes of opposition activists living in the city.Mar 21, 2008 | Continued
Today’s Dissenters’ March in Nizhny Novgorod resulted in a dozen arrests. This was a relatively small event, organized to show that people would not be intimidated by the police brutality against the last rally in the Russian city, which is located 400 km to the east of Moscow. At that event on March 24, tens [...]Apr 28, 2007 | Continued