All Posts Tagged With: "Vladimir Kolokoltsev"

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Russian Interior Ministry to Ban ‘Undesireable’ Foreigners

Sources in the Russian Interior Ministry say a new measure to ban “undesireable foreign citizens” from entering the country is intended as a way to allow the ministry to keep out political activists and religious radicals.

Sep 28, 2012 | Continued
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Confusing Scandal Erupts Over Officer’s Admission

The officer who admitted he falsified a police report about Ilya Yashin’s arrest has taken several bizarre turns, as he recants his testimony and was either fired or never fired at all, with the trial due to resume on Thursday.

Feb 9, 2011 | Continued
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Moscow Police Ordered to Step it Up Against Protesters

Oppositionists have obtained a letter by Moscow’s prosecutor general demanding that police arrest opposition organizers who voice their intent to hold unsanctioned rallies.

Nov 16, 2010 | Continued
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Dual ‘Strategy 31’ Rallies Held in Moscow (video)

Strategy 31 protests were held throughout Russia on Sunday, with a rift between organizers in Moscow making for an unusual series of events.

Nov 1, 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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60 Detained in Moscow New Year’s Eve Protest (photos added)

At least 60 opposition protestors were detained on New Year’s Eve night in Moscow during a rally to promote the freedom of assembly, including 82-year old rights activist Lyudmila Alexeyeva, drawing scorn from the EU, the USA, and human rights organizations.

Jan 2, 2010 | Continued