All Posts Tagged With: "Solidarity"

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Opposition Leaders Announce New Coalition

A group of Russia’s leading opposition politicians have announced the creation of a new political coalition meant to participate in upcoming parliamentary and presidential elections.

Sep 16, 2010 | Continued
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Ponomarev & Shneyder Sentenced to Three Days Arrest

Lev Ponomarev and Mikhail Shneyder have both been sentenced to three days of administrative arrest following an unsanctioned march over the weekend in commemoration of Russia’s National Flag Day.

Aug 26, 2010 | Continued
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Murmansk Police Confiscate Anti-Putin Report, 2 Activists Detained

Police in Murmansk have confiscated 1000 copies of “Putin. Results. 10 Years” under allegations of extremism, despite the fact that St. Petersburg police already did the same analysis and came up empty.

Aug 25, 2010 | Continued
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Kremlin Proposes to Allow ‘Strategy 31’ if Opposition Splits

Russian opposition leaders have shot down a Kremlin proposal that would give official sanction to the Strategy 31 rallies if they excluded Eduard Limonov.

Jul 14, 2010 | Continued
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Opposition Leader Gets 10 Days Confinement, No Explanation

A leading opposition activist in Orel has been sentenced to ten days of police detainment despite a row of contradictory circumstances, testimony, and questionable behavior on the part of the judge and police involved.

Jul 7, 2010 | Continued
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Anti-Putin Report Will Be Distributed ‘All Over Country’

Opposition leaders succeeded in handing out 2000 samizdat copies of ‘Putin. Results. 10 Years’ in St. Petersburg despite the fact that police had already confiscated 200 thousand copies of the controversial report.

Jun 21, 2010 | Continued
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FSB, Police Seize 200 Thousand Copies of Anti-Putin Report

Of the million copies of “Putin. Results. 10 Years” printed by the opposition movement Solidarity, police and Federal Security Service officers have now seized a full one-fifth and subjected the documents to review for extremism.

Jun 17, 2010 | Continued
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Accidental ‘Strategy 31’ Participant Sentenced to 2.5 Years Confinement

A Russian man who tried to defend an elderly woman whom he saw being manhandled by police at an opposition rally has been sentenced to two and a half years in a penal colony.

Jun 9, 2010 | Continued
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Ekho Moskvy Editor Proposes Political Rally Ban

Ekho Moskvy radio Editor-in-Chief Aleksei Venediktov says that both pro- and anti-government events should be banned from being held on Moscow’s Triumfalnaya Square for a year.

Jun 8, 2010 | Continued
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Police Detain 170 at Freedom of Assembly Rally

Police detained as many as 170 protesters in Moscow during a rally in defense of the constitutional right to the freedom of assembly, many of whom were beaten and at least two of whom were hospitalized.

Jun 1, 2010 | Continued