All Posts Tagged With: "Other Russia"

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60 Detained in Moscow New Year’s Eve Protest (photos added)

At least 60 opposition protestors were detained on New Year’s Eve night in Moscow during a rally to promote the freedom of assembly, including 82-year old rights activist Lyudmila Alexeyeva, drawing scorn from the EU, the USA, and human rights organizations.

Jan 2, 2010 | Continued
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Yabloko Bans Members From Other Political Groups

The liberal Yabloko party made a decision at their convention over the weekend to ban party members from participating in other political organizations, including the Other Russia, Solidarity, the United Civil Front, and numerous others.

Dec 21, 2009 | Continued
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Other Russia Regional Leader Jailed

An Astrakhan regional leader of the Other Russia has been sentenced to three days in jail for alleged non-payment of a fine for organizing a series of rallies in defense of the freedom of assembly.

Dec 2, 2009 | Continued
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Internal Memo Indicts Police of Illegal Detentions

A high-level police memo ordering officers to disrupt a series of lawful protests has been obtained by opposition activists in Moscow, targeted for their calls to release arrested political activist Eduard Limonov.

Nov 18, 2009 | Continued
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Opposition Protests Will Go On Despite Ban, Interference

Wide-scale opposition protests, known as Marches of Dissent, will take place in Moscow, St. Petersburg and other cities, despite bans and stiff pressure from authorities.

Dec 13, 2008 | Continued