All Posts Tagged With: "Olga Kurnosova"

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Thousands Protest in Petersburg, Nemtsov Baselessly Detained

More than seven thousand people protested against alleged fraudulent election results in St. Petersburg over the weekend, with Boris Nemtsov detained by police despite the protest being sanctioned by city authorities.

Dec 18, 2011 | Continued
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St. Petersburg ‘Strategy 31’ Organizer Gets 14 Days Arrest

A St. Petersburg opposition leader has been fined and sentenced to 14 days of arrest for organizing a rally in defense of free assembly.

Sep 18, 2010 | Continued
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No Extremism Found in ‘Putin. Results. 10 Years’

An anti-Putin report has been officially declared to be free of extremism, and opposition leaders distributing the report have been given authorization to get back 100,000 confiscated copies of the document.

Jul 2, 2010 | Continued
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FSB, Police Seize 200 Thousand Copies of Anti-Putin Report

Of the million copies of “Putin. Results. 10 Years” printed by the opposition movement Solidarity, police and Federal Security Service officers have now seized a full one-fifth and subjected the documents to review for extremism.

Jun 17, 2010 | Continued
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Thousands of Russians Turn Out for May Day Rallies

Thousands of Russians held protests and marches throughout the country on Saturday during May Day celebrations. A number of opposition leaders were detained and some rallies were banned outright.

May 3, 2010 | Continued
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Russian Opposition Leader Hit With Smuggling Charges

Olga Kurnosova, the leader of the St. Petersburg branch of Garry Kasparov’s United Civil Front party, has been charged for a second time for alleged smuggling. Rail police found a can of caviar among the opposition leader’s bags.

May 19, 2009 | Continued
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Demonstrators Speak Out in St. Petersburg

Around 1000 people demonstrated against the Kremlin in St. Petersburg, even as instigators tried to disrupt the event. 60 protestors were arrested around the city.

Dec 14, 2008 | Continued