All Posts Tagged With: "Strategy 31"

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More Blood Spilt than Usual at Latest ‘Strategy 31’

Dozens of people were detained in Strategy 31 rallies across Russia on Monday, with activists reporting of wanton police violence and detentions of accidental bystanders.

Jan 31, 2011 | Continued
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Commission Finds Nemtsov Didn’t Resist Police

A special commission has found that Boris Nemtsov is in no way guilty of “resisting police” during a recent opposition rally, lending more evidence to the claim that the case against him was politically motivated.

Jan 27, 2011 | Continued
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Organizers Submit Applications for Next ‘Strategy 31’

Organizers have decided once again to apply for permits to hold two separate rallies on Triumfalnaya Square for the next set of Strategy 31 rallies, while pro-Kremlin youth groups attempt to stage their own event as a diversion.

Jan 19, 2011 | Continued
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Nemtsov: ‘There is a Terrible Illness in Our Country’

The last of a group of jailed oppositionist leaders were released over the weekend, and are saying that the government’s actions speak to growing reperssion and even “facism” on the part of the authorities.

Jan 18, 2011 | Continued
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Alexeyeva Defiant In Wake of Moscow’s Broken Promises

Lyudmila Alexeyeva will continue to gain government approval for the opposition’s Strategy 31 rallies, despite the fact that the government itself violated its own promise to provide rally participants with safety and order.

Jan 7, 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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Kasparov: Gov’t Officials Will Answer For Their Crimes

As Russian oppositionists continue to sit out jail sentences received after the latest Strategy 31 rally, Garry Kasparov warns that the state officials involved in such corrupt and unlawful arrests and convictions will, at some point, have to answer for their crimes.

Jan 5, 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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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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‘Strategy 31’ Organizers Reject Moscow’s Conditions

Moscow authorities have agreed to sanction both upcoming Strategy 31 rallies, but two organizers are rejecting their half of the plan based on a change in time and the unacceptable number of allowed participants.

Dec 23, 2010 | Continued