Russia

03/15/2012

Tonino Picula, Croatian member of the NRPTT recently headed the short-term observer mission for the Russian election from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE).

Tonino Picula, Croatian member of the NRPTT recently headed the short-term observer mission for the Russian election from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. He has been quoted in the International Herald Tribune and in the Globe and Mail.
 
Globe and Mail: International observers say ‘serious problems' in Russian’ election
Moscow, Alexander Zemlianichenko Jr./AP, March 05, 2012
09/12/2006

Aide to Extremist Parliament Member Implicated in Skinhead Attack

An aide to Nikolai Kuryanovich-a member of the State Duma from the Liberal Democratic Party of Russia-was accused by witnesses of participating in a skinhead attack on demonstrators in Moscow, according to a September 6, 2006 report by the Sova Infor
06/21/2006

Italian and Russian democrats letter to Romano Prodi

Prime Minister of Italy
Mr. Romano Prodi

Rome/Moscow, June 19, 2006

Dear Prime Minister,

As Italian and Russian democrats, we are writing to you to express our deep belief that your upcoming meetings with President Putin in Mo
01/23/2006

Procuratorship calls for four years imprisonment for Dmitriyevsky

RUSSIA, Nizhniy Novgorod. On January 18th, in Nizhniy Novgorod, the District Attorney asked the court to sentence Editor- in- Chief of the newspaper ?Human Rights│, Stanislav Dmitriyevsky, to 4 years in a penal colony. Dmitriyevsky is charged
01/23/2006

Publication to support Stanislav Dmitriyevsky

RUSSIA, Moscow. On 17 January, Alexander Podrabinek, Editor-in-Chief of PRIMA-News Agency, and Nikolai Khramov, Editor-in-Chief of on-line publication Radicaly.ru, wrote to Russia's Prosecutor General, Vladimir Ustinov, in connection with the conti
01/23/2006

Why Dmitrievsky is in the dock

Below can be found two documents published in the Nizhny Novgorod newspaper Pravo-Zashita, which have been made use of as a pretext to open court proceedings against the Editor, Stanislav Dmitrievsky. Appeal from the Deputy Leader of the Gove
06/09/2005

Liberal opposition favours replacement of Russian president

RUSSIA, Moscow. "We call all democratic parties claiming to be such to state immediately their uncompromising opposition to the present authorities. We demand that the Western business stopped investing into the Russian economy because every dollar o
03/18/2005

Supreme Court reduces Murtazalieva’s sentence by six months

RUSSIA, Moscow. On March 17th, the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation, after examining a writ of appeal from Zara Murtazalieva’s attorneys, reduced her sentence from nine years to eight and a half years. On January 17th, The Moscow Court sente
03/16/2005

Demonstration against trial

RUSSIA, Moscow. On 16 March, a group of demonstrators assembled opposite the General Prosecutor in Moscow. They were protesting against the prosecution of the organisers of the “Attention, Religion!” exhibition, Yuri Samodurov (director of the Sakhar
03/16/2005

CASE OF SAMODUROV - VASILOVSKAYA - ALCHUK: "TO THE HOLY OFFICE OF PUBLIC PROSECUTOR FOR EXECUTION OF JUSTICE TO HERETICS" - RADICALS BRING BUNDLES OF DRY BRUSHWOOD TO THE BUILDING OF THE OFFICE OF GENERAL PROSECUTOR OF RUSSIA

Moscow, March 16, 2005. About forty people have taken part in today's demonstration to protest against criminal prosecution of organizers of the art exhibition "Caution: religion", organized by the movement "For Human Rights" in front of the build
03/16/2005

OLYMPIAD 2012: SHAME OF MOSCOW 1980 AND BERLIN 1936 SHOULD NOT REPEAT, OLYMPIC GAMES SHOULD NOT PASS IN THE CAPITAL OF BELLIGERENT STATE WITH MASS VIOLATIONS OF HUMAN RIGHTS

In connection with the visit to Moscow of the evaluation commission of the International Olympic Committee which will take the decision on the host city for the Summer Olympic Games 2012, the secretary of the movement "Russian Radicals" Nikolaj Kh
03/14/2005

Kasparov to challenge the "dictatorship" of President Vladimir Putin

London. Retiring Russian chess champion Garry Kasparov said he was turning his talent for strategy away from the gameboard and toward Russian politics, to challenge the "dictatorship" of President Vladimir Putin.

"What needs to happen is the c
03/03/2005

Destroying evidence

Directed democracy, or “democracy adapted to the specifics of Russia”, as recently defined by Vladimir Putin at his meeting with George W Bush in Bratislava, is in action:

At present there are two court cases in process, both of whic
02/28/2005

Elena Bonner calls for new Russian political prisoners to be helped

USA. Elena Bonner, the famous figure from the Democratic Movement from the USSR and widow of the dissident Andrei Sakharov, has sharply condemned Amnesty International for refusing to help political detainees in Russia. She suggests starting a new
02/25/2005

Putin defends Russian democracy

President Vladimir Putin has strongly defended Russian democracy after US President George W. Bush questioned the rule of law and press freedom in the country.

"We are not going to invent a special Russian democracy. We are committed to the fu
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