All Posts Tagged With: "Valentina Matviyenko"

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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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‘Valentina Ivanovna, You’re the Governor with a Capital G.’

After St. Petersburg Governor Valentina Matviyenko tried to recruit homeless people to shovel the sidewalks and was caught partying on a decommissioned naval cruiser, a group of journalism students decided the only proper response was to shoot a calendar.

Apr 2, 2011 | Continued
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Thousands of Russians Turn Out for May Day Rallies

Thousands of Russians held protests and marches throughout the country on Saturday during May Day celebrations. A number of opposition leaders were detained and some rallies were banned outright.

May 3, 2010 | Continued