All Posts Tagged With: "Boris Nemtsov"

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‘Four and a Half Hours of Banality and Repetition’

Journalists, analysts, and politicians respond to Vladimir Putin’s annual press conference.

Dec 21, 2012 | Continued
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Nemtsov on Putin’s Address: They Will Not Break Us

On the occassion of the annual presidential address to the Federation Council, opposition leader Boris Nemtsov lashed out at Putin’s cynicism and hypocrisy and called for activists to stand in solidarity.

Dec 13, 2012 | Continued
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An Alternative Agenda: Part 3

Newly-elected Opposition Coordination Council members Gennady Gudkov and Boris Nemtsov discuss the goals and problems that the council is going to face.

Nov 1, 2012 | Continued
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Kasparov & Nemtsov: Sanction Putin’s Criminals

Garry Kasparov and Boris Nemtsov write for the Wall Street Journal on why the United States needs to replace the Jackson-Vanik amendment with a certain piece of pending legislation.

Mar 18, 2012 | Continued
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Medvedev Meets With Russian Opposition Leaders

Russian President Dmitri Medvedev held a meeting with several leaders of the non-systemic opposition on Monday to discuss political prisoners, reform of the country’s political system, and term limits for the post of president

Feb 20, 2012 | Continued
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Thousands Protest in Petersburg, Nemtsov Baselessly Detained

More than seven thousand people protested against alleged fraudulent election results in St. Petersburg over the weekend, with Boris Nemtsov detained by police despite the protest being sanctioned by city authorities.

Dec 18, 2011 | Continued
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Get Ready for Twelve More Years of President Putin

Putin announces his intent to run for Russian president in March 2012; current legislation would allow him to remain in that post until 2024.

Sep 24, 2011 | Continued
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If You Can’t Vote For Everyone, Vote Against Them All

Russian oppositionists and public figures are calling for citizens to cross out their ballots during upcoming parliamentary elections to protest barriers that effectively ban oppositionists from running for office.

Aug 22, 2011 | Continued
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Nemtsov Arrested Twice in St. Petersburg

Boris Nemtsov has been arrested twice this week for calling on St. Petersburg residents to vote against the local governor in a race that would allow her to become Speaker of the Federation Council.

Aug 16, 2011 | Continued
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Russia Annuls Nemtsov Travel Ban After EU Condemnation

Russian authorities have taken an about-face on a travel ban for two leading oppositionists after a European Parliament resolution harshly condemned the measure.

Jul 7, 2011 | Continued