All Posts Tagged With: "Vladimir Lukin"

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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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Pro-Kremlin Youth Equate Rights Leaders with Nazis

An outdoor installation set up by a pro-Kremlin youth group depicting Russian civil rights leaders as Nazis has drawn derision and outrage from within Russian civil society.

Jul 28, 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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Kremlin Proposes to Allow ‘Strategy 31’ if Opposition Splits

Russian opposition leaders have shot down a Kremlin proposal that would give official sanction to the Strategy 31 rallies if they excluded Eduard Limonov.

Jul 14, 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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Duma Passes Bill for FSB ‘Special Preventative Measures’

The Russian State Duma has passed a government-sponsored bill feared by rights advocates and oppositionists for the negative effect it could have on free speech.

Jun 11, 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
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Police Detain 170 at Freedom of Assembly Rally

Police detained as many as 170 protesters in Moscow during a rally in defense of the constitutional right to the freedom of assembly, many of whom were beaten and at least two of whom were hospitalized.

Jun 1, 2010 | Continued
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Activists Call for Police Rights Together With Reform

Activists at a rally in Moscow called both for Russia’s law enforcement to undergo drastic reform and for police officers to be given higher salaries and better rights.

Mar 7, 2010 | Continued
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Russian Rights Commissioner Stands by the Other Russia

Vladimir Lukin, Russia’s Human Rights Commissioner, has spoken out against the way Moscow authorities handled a May 6th opposition demonstration.

May 15, 2008 | Continued