All Posts Tagged With: "Nizhny Novgorod"

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Funeral for Democracy Held in 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
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Russian Teacher Fired For Protesting

School officials in Nizhny Novgorod have pressured a local history teacher to either resign or be fired after the teacher was arrested at a recent demonstration.

Feb 12, 2009 | Continued
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Police Raid Offices of Inter-Cultural NGO in Nizhny Novgorod

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
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Russian Region Discovers “Emo” Subculture

The Department of Education of the Nizhny-Novgorod oblast has started a campaign to combat the “emo” subculture, which they claim leads to teen suicide.

Feb 13, 2008 | Continued
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More Arrests in Nizhny Novgorod

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