All Posts Tagged With: "Yevgenia Chirikova"

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US Asst. Secretary of State Meets with Khimki Activists

Russian environmental activists met with US Assistant Secretary of State Michael Posner to discuss the international ramifications of the fight to protect the Khimki Forest.

Oct 15, 2011 | Continued
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Medvedev Orders Halt to Khimki Forest Destruction

President Medvedev has announced an immediate halt to road construction through the Khimki Forest, following weeks of protests and a set of sudden, unexpected appeals from United Russia and Moscow Mayor Luzhkov.

Aug 26, 2010 | Continued
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Moscow Attempts to Ban Rally Defending Khimki Forest

The Moscow city authorities are attempting to ban a concert protesting the ongoing destruction of outer-Moscow’s Khimki Forest, on the basis that the law does not provide for a “rally-concert.”

Aug 20, 2010 | Continued
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Independent Candidate Blocked From Moscow Suburb Election

Yevgenia Chirikova, an independent mayoral candidate in the Moscow suburb of Khimki, has been pulled from the ballot for what supporters call ridiculous reasons.

Jan 27, 2009 | Continued