All Posts Tagged With: "Triumfalnaya Square"

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New Kremlin Rights Advisor to Resolve ‘Strategy 31’ Conflict

Russia’s new presidential advisor on human rights has promised to resolve the ongoing conflict between oppositionists and the Moscow city government over protests held in defense of free assembly.

Oct 13, 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
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Putin: Oppositionists at Fault for Getting Beaten by Police

In an interview published Monday, Vladimir Putin said that opposition activists have only themselves to blame for being routinely beaten by the police.

Aug 30, 2010 | Continued
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‘Strategy 31’ to Continue Despite Ban, Construction

The Moscow government has announced that Triumfalnaya Square – the traditional rallying place of the Russian opposition – will be closed for construction starting in late August. Oppositionists plan to hold their rallies regardless.

Aug 17, 2010 | Continued
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100 Detained, Many Beaten in Moscow ‘Strategy 31’ Rally

Scores of opposition activists have been detained at the latest Strategy 31 rally in defense of the right to free assembly in Russia.

Jul 31, 2010 | Continued
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Moscow City Court Rules in Favor of ‘Strategy 31’

The Moscow City Court has made a decisive ruling in favor of the opposition’s Strategy 31 rally campaign, annulling an earlier decision that denied the illegality of Moscow’s refusal to sanction the rallies.

Jul 20, 2010 | Continued
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Strategy 31 Organizers Turn Down Gov’t Proposal

A government proposal “to save face” that would allow Strategy 31 rallies to be held at two alternating locations in Moscow has been turned down by opposition organizers.

Jun 16, 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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Lukin: Constitution Says Rallies Don’t Need Gov’t Sanction

The Russian government is facing growing criticism over the brutal methods used by police to break up a rally in defense of free assembly in Moscow on Monday.

Jun 2, 2010 | Continued