All Posts Tagged With: "Pushkin Square"

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Rally Brings Attention to Russian Political Prisoners

Approximately 1000 Russians turned out for a rally in support of jailed oppositionist Sergei Udaltsov, with speakers trying to bring attention to the plight of political prisoners in the country.

Dec 29, 2011 | Continued
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Alexeyeva to Hold Strategy 31 on Pushkin Square

Lyudmila Alexeyeva and a group of other human rights activists plan to hold their own Strategy 31 rally in March on Pushkin Square, after negotiations with other organizers to fix a five-month split came to nought.

Mar 15, 2011 | Continued
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Concert to Defend Forest Successful Despite Police, Nashi

Thousands of environmental activists and oppositionists turned out for a protest-concert in defense of outer-Moscow’s Khimki Forest on Sunday, despite legal ambiguities and a ban on audio equipment.

Aug 23, 2010 | Continued
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Moscow Attempts to Ban Rally Defending Khimki Forest

The Moscow city authorities are attempting to ban a concert protesting the ongoing destruction of outer-Moscow’s Khimki Forest, on the basis that the law does not provide for a “rally-concert.”

Aug 20, 2010 | Continued
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Strategy 31 Organizers Turn Down Gov’t Proposal

A government proposal “to save face” that would allow Strategy 31 rallies to be held at two alternating locations in Moscow has been turned down by opposition organizers.

Jun 16, 2010 | Continued
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Protests Gaining Visibility, Attracting More Russians

As thousands of Russians get ready for an upcoming series of massive protests throughout the country, a new poll indicates that such protests are gaining higher visibility and attracting more people to take part.

Mar 19, 2010 | Continued