All Posts Tagged With: "Strategy 31"

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Other Russia Activist Threatened by FSB in Recruit Attempt

A member of the Other Russia party says he was threatened with deportation, problems with his job, and the possibility of losing his family if he didn’t become an FSB informant.

Aug 16, 2012 | Continued
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Limonov, Kosyakin Refuse to Pay ‘Strategy 31’ Fines

Two prominent Russian oppositionists have been fined for violating rally regulations according to a new law that severely increased respective penalties; neither can afford to pay them.

Aug 9, 2012 | Continued
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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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After Months of No Construction, Triumfalnaya to Reopen

A year and a half after closing the square for construction that never took place, Moscow city authorities say they’re reopening Triumfalnaya Square for rallies and other public gatherings.

Feb 1, 2012 | Continued
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Half of Ralliers Detained in Moscow ‘Strategy 31’

Dozens of opposition activists have been detained in rallies for the constitutional right to free assembly across Russia, some of whom have reportedly suffered beatings by police.

Nov 1, 2011 | Continued
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Police Hurl Protesters Out of ‘Strategy 31’ Sit-ins

Dozens of people were arrested at Strategy 31 protests across Russia on Wednesday, with at least one severely beaten and two regional leaders facing possible severe political persecution.

Aug 31, 2011 | Continued
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Moscow, St. Petersburg Still Won’t Sanction ‘Strategy 31’

Authorities in Moscow and St. Petersburg have once again refused to sanction Strategy 31 rallies in their cities; oppositionists intend to protest in defense of free assembly regardless.

Jul 21, 2011 | Continued
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Oppositionists to Sit For Next ‘Strategy 31’

Organizers of the Strategy 31 opposition campaign say their next rally will take the form of a sit-in.

Jun 27, 2011 | Continued
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Moscow Protesters Face Increased Pressure

Political activists looking to hold protests in Moscow are facing increasing opposition from Mayor Sobyanin, who says that city streets and squares should be closed off for demonstrations only if they consist of many thousands of people.

Jun 6, 2011 | Continued
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Russian Police Keep it Up With ‘Strategy 31’ Arrests (updated)

Opposition activists across Russia held rallies in defense of free assembly on Tuesday, with dozens detained in Moscow, St. Petersburg, and other cities.

May 31, 2011 | Continued