All Posts Tagged With: "Penza"

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A correspondent for the news portal was arrested after photographing a protester at a Day of Wrath protest in Penza; it is not the first time he’s been harassed by the police.

May 13, 2011 | Continued
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Racial Attacks Spike in Russian City of Penza

International students in the Russian city of Penza, some 600 kilometers south of Moscow, are concerned for their safety as a series of racially-motivated attacks escalates around a local university.

Nov 12, 2008 | Continued
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Russian City Detains Opposition Activists Before Presidential Visit

Ahead of a visit by Vladimir Putin and Dmitri Medvedev, militsiya officers in the city of Penza arrested activists from a number of opposition parties and groups.

Jan 24, 2008 | Continued