All Posts Tagged With: "Roman Dobrokhotov"

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100 Detained at Largest Ever ‘Strategy 31’ Rally

Approximately 100 participants of the largest-ever Strategy 31 in defense of free assembly rally were detained by police in Moscow on Tuesday, with other rallies held throughout Russia and Europe.

Aug 31, 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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Russian Government Introduces New Legislation to Hinder Protests

Rights activists and opposition leaders are decrying two new moves by the Russian government to crack down on rallies and demonstrations by increasing paperwork, fines, and jail time for protesters.

Jan 17, 2010 | Continued
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Constitution Day Marked with Mock Funerals, Arrests

Activists marked the sixteenth anniversary of Russia’s constitution throughout Moscow on Saturday, holding mock funerals and demanding the government to obey the nation’s governing document.

Dec 13, 2009 | Continued
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Chronicling Repression: How Russian Police Blacklist the Opposition

Journalist Irina Borogan delves into the intricacies of Russia’s battle with “extremism,” investigating how and why law-abiding and politically active citizens are tracked and targeted by police. Exclusive translation by

Jun 3, 2009 | Continued
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Pro-Kremlin Party Will Hold Presidential Pep Rallies (updated)

United Russia, the Russian political party led by Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, will stage street rallies to support the Russian authorities. The first such rally will take place on January 24th in Moscow.

Jan 22, 2009 | Continued
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Russia Ranks Low in World Freedom Report

A new report by US-based watchdog Freedom House places Russia near the bottom of the world for civil liberties and political rights.

Jan 14, 2009 | Continued
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Smear Campaign Against Russian Journalists Exposed

A Russian opposition figure has revealed a well-funded campaign intending to tarnish the reputations of several Russian journalists and political figures.

Oct 31, 2008 | Continued