All Posts Tagged With: "OMON Special Forces"

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Solidarity Statement on Miners’ Protest Broken Up by OMON

The opposition movement Solidarity has released a statement in response to the brutal actions of OMON riot police in breaking up a protest of the grieving relatives of miners killed in the Raspadskaya mine explosions.

May 17, 2010 | Continued
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160 Detained at Freedom of Assembly Rally

Police detained approximately 160 people in a rally in defense of the constitutional right to freedom of assembly on Sunday evening in central Moscow.

Jan 31, 2010 | Continued
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Police Stifle Opposition March in Moscow

Moscow police and riot forces were out in full force Sunday, arresting anyone who showed up to take part in an opposition demonstration known as a March of Dissent.

Dec 14, 2008 | Continued
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Special Forces Violently Disperse Rally in Ingushetia

A demonstration against corruption and human rights abuses has been violently shut down by law enforcement in Nazran. Protesters responded with stones and Molotov cocktails. Two building have been burned and at least one person has been injured.

Jan 27, 2008 | Continued