All Posts Tagged With: "Solidarity"

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Medvedev Pardons ‘Strategy 31’ Political Prisoner

Political prisoner Sergei Mokhantkin has been released from holding in a penal colony after being pardoned by President Dmitry Medvedev – nearly two years into his 2.5 year sentence.

Apr 25, 2012 | Continued
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Opposition Activists Detained For No Apparent Reason

Opposition activists were detained at two separate events in Moscow on Thursday, neither of whom received logical explanations from police as to why they were being arrested.

Nov 9, 2011 | Continued
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Kasparov: Current Regime Will Never Step Down as Result of Elections

Opposition leaders from the Solidarity movement met in Moscow over the weekend to discuss protests, policies, and plans for the future.

Apr 25, 2011 | Continued
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Tverskoy Court Upholds Yashin’s Jail Sentence

After a week’s worth of circus-like courtroom antics, Moscow’s Tverskoy Regional Court chose to uphold Ilya Yashin’s jail sentence as legal; Yashin plans to appeal.

Feb 11, 2011 | Continued
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Ilya Yashin Released From Jail

Oppositionist Ilya Yashin has been released from jail and insists that his arrest and conviction were both unlawful.

Jan 6, 2011 | Continued
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Nemtsov, Yashin, Limonov in Jail After New Year’s Eve Rally

Several prominent opposition leaders have been sentenced to jail time and hundreds more arrested following a night of Strategy 31 rallies held in more than 70 Russian cities on New Year’s Eve.

Jan 2, 2011 | Continued
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A Political Mess

With the emergence of a new Russian opposition coalition that intends participate in upcoming elections for president, United Civil Front leader Garry Kasparov discusses why the new organization could do more harm than good. Exclusive translation by

Oct 27, 2010 | Continued
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Oppositionists Compare Elections to ‘Swimming in Hydrochloric Acid’

Regional elections will be held in Russia’s regions this weekend, and opposition party leaders are warning that gross electoral violations are already underway.

Oct 8, 2010 | Continued
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Solidarity May Join New Opposition Coalition

Solidarity co-founder Garry Kasparov said that the movement may join with the newly-formed coalition For Russia Without Tyranny or Corruption, but no definitive decision will be made until the end of the year.

Oct 4, 2010 | Continued
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Apartment Bombings Remembered in ‘Day of Disbelief’

Eleven years after a chain of bombings killed nearly 300 people in several Russian cities, demonstrators continue to insist that the government’s explanation doesn’t add up.

Sep 27, 2010 | Continued