All Posts Tagged With: "Vasily Yakemenko"

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‘Heavily Compromised’ Nashi May Be Disbanded

Reports have surfaced that the pro-Kremlin youth group Nashi might be liquidated or possibly turned into a political party.

Apr 7, 2012 | Continued
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Duma Deputy Alleges Police Jammed Cell Phones at Opposition Forum

A State Duma deputy infuriated with alleged cell phone jamming by police at an opposition forum has filed an official inquiry demanding an explanation from Russia’s Internal Ministry; the ministry denies any involvement.

Jun 21, 2011 | Continued
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Nashi Leader Sues Beaten Journalist for Slander

Beaten journalist Oleg Kashin is being sued for slander after posting comments online accusing Nashi leader Vasily Yakemenko of being involved in an attack against him.

Mar 28, 2011 | Continued
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Yulia Latynina: Who Ordered Kashin’s Attack?

Yulia Latynina lays out the most likely perpetrators of the brutal attack on Kommersant journalist Oleg Kashin.

Nov 9, 2010 | Continued
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Nashi Democracy

In what might be considered a warm-up for the March 08 Russian presidential elections, the Kremlin-backed “Nashi” youth group held a leadership election at its summer camp last week. Other camp activities included games ridiculing Russian pro-democracy leaders and an air show with Su-27 military jets that cost an estimated $200,000. The Kremlin’s favorites parade […]

Aug 5, 2007 | Continued