All Posts Tagged With: "Valentina Matvienko"

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Nemtsov Arrested Twice in St. Petersburg

Boris Nemtsov has been arrested twice this week for calling on St. Petersburg residents to vote against the local governor in a race that would allow her to become Speaker of the Federation Council.

Aug 16, 2011 | Continued
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Magazine Criticizing St. Petersburg Mayor ‘Confiscated’

Reports have surfaced that St. Petersburg city officials have allegedly ordered copies of a magazine to be confiscated on account of a critical article about Valentina Matvienko.

Jul 14, 2011 | Continued
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Garry Kasparov: We Must Boycott the Elections

With Parnas denied registration by Russian authorities, Garry Kasparov makes his case for a full-on boycott of upcoming Russian elections.

Jul 10, 2011 | Continued