All Posts Tagged With: "Samara"

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Anger at Putin Flares in Irkutsk and Samara

Russians called for Prime Minister Putin to step down in two large but unrelated protests over the weekend, following a trend set by a massive anti-governmental rally in Kaliningrad in late January.

Feb 16, 2010 | Continued
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Other Russia Detained at Airport en route to Samara

Garry Kasparov and others traveling with him were detained for five hours at Sheremetyevo 1 Airport in Moscow this morning while trying to attend the Other Russia Dissenters’ March in Samara today. 27 people were detained or held without passports, including Other Russia leaders Garry Kasparov and Eduard Limonov and executive director of the For […]

May 18, 2007 | Continued
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Samara Crackdown before the Dissenters’ March

The May 18 Other Russia ‘Dissenters’ March’ in Samara (17:00 local time, 16:00 Moscow, 12 noon GMT) was officially approved by the town council and mayor of Samara. (Albeit after pressure from the German government.) The deputy mayor signed our application himself. But Other Russia organizers and activists have been harassed and detained constantly by […]

May 17, 2007 | Continued
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Marching in Samara on May 18

The city government of Samara has agreed to allow our March of Dissent to take place in the city on Friday, May 18th. The route has been altered but it will still take place in the city center. Other Russia leaders Garry Kasparov and Eduard Limonov will be present for the march. Russian and European […]

May 15, 2007 | Continued
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Other Russia Organizer Jailed

Rally organizer Ilya Guryev has been sentenced to six months in prison as part of a massive preemptive Kremlin crackdown ahead of the EU-Russia summit in Samara May 17-18. “The fact a man was put in prison simply for being an organizer with the Other Russia is a serious symptom that shows that the authorities […]

May 11, 2007 | Continued