All Posts Tagged With: "Yury Shevchuk"

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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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Concert to Defend Forest Successful Despite Police, Nashi

Thousands of environmental activists and oppositionists turned out for a protest-concert in defense of outer-Moscow’s Khimki Forest on Sunday, despite legal ambiguities and a ban on audio equipment.

Aug 23, 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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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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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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Putin Makes Heavily Qualified Defense of Right to Protest

Vladimir Putin has at once called on Russia’s local governments to grant oppositionists their right to protest and assured all parties involved that he has no way of ensuring that this could actually happen.

May 31, 2010 | Continued
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Rock Musicians Barred from Russian Television

Two rock musicians have been shuttered from Russian national television in a move that may be connected with the singers’ political leanings.

Apr 22, 2008 | Continued