All Posts Tagged With: "Sergei Udaltsov"

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Muscovites Protest Mayor Sobyanin’s ‘Tile Aggression’

Residents of Moscow are protesting a move by Mayor Sergei Sobyanin to replace 4 million cubic meters of sidewalk pavement with stone tiles – the exact type of business his wife happens to own.

Jul 26, 2011 | Continued
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Activists Protest Against Destruction of Khimki Forest

Demonstrators gathered in Moscow over the weekend to protest the destruction of the Khimki Forest, as attacks on environmental activists remain uninvestigated by the police.

May 23, 2011 | Continued
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Moscow Police Beat 2, Arrest 1 at Auto Owner Protest

Moscow police unexpectedly cracked down on a rally protesting rising gas prices on Sunday, beating two participants and arresting opposition leader Sergei Udaltsov.

Mar 21, 2011 | Continued
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Udaltsov on Hunger Strike to Protest Jail Sentence

Opposition leader Sergei Udaltsov has been sentenced to ten days in jail following a sanctioned rally in Moscow over the weekend; he is going on hunger strike in protest.

Feb 15, 2011 | Continued
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Nashi, Police Hinder Protests in Support of Jailed Oppositionists

Activists protesting the jail sentences of four Strategy 31 participants are being arrested despite the legality of their protests; the US State Department has come out strongly against the sentences as well.

Jan 4, 2011 | Continued
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Moscow Police Ordered to Step it Up Against Protesters

Oppositionists have obtained a letter by Moscow’s prosecutor general demanding that police arrest opposition organizers who voice their intent to hold unsanctioned rallies.

Nov 16, 2010 | Continued
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Veto on Rally Amendment ‘Surprising’ and ‘Cowardly’

The Russian president has vetoed a measure that would have hindered citizens’ right to free assembly, shocking both his supporters and opponents.

Nov 8, 2010 | Continued
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Another Coalition Formed by Russian Oppositionists

Another group of Russian opposition leaders, long forced to work outside of the political system, have announced another new political coalition.

Sep 22, 2010 | Continued
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U.S., Amnesty Intl. Criticize New Arrest Sentence for Ponomarev

Days after completing a controversial three-day term, rights leader Lev Ponomarev has been sentenced to another four days of administrative arrest in connection with his participation in an opposition protest.

Sep 8, 2010 | Continued
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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