All Posts Tagged With: "refugees"

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Russian Democratic Forces on the Georgia Conflict

A group of Russian Democratic political figures have released a statement on the conflict over South Ossetia. “No one won from the war,” they write. “More precisely, everyone lost.” Translation by

Aug 20, 2008 | Continued
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Refugee NGO Dissolved by Russian Authorities

Sodeystvie (Assistance), a non-profit organization that helps refugees and forced migrants, was shut under the strict NGO registration rules that came into effect in October 2006.

Apr 24, 2008 | Continued
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Record Numbers of Russians Seek Political Refuge Abroad

According to a UN report, Russia now ranks second in the world for the number of citizens attempting to flee the country and receive political asylum in industrialized countries.

Mar 21, 2008 | Continued
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More Russians Seek Political Asylum Abroad

Human rights activists are documenting a rapid jump in the number of Russian nationals fleeing the country and requesting political asylum. Many of the refugees are from the Chechen Republic.

Jan 17, 2008 | Continued