Archive for May 18th, 2007

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Kasparov on May 18 Detention

Other Russia leader Garry Kasparov provides the following statement on the events around the detention of dozens of people en route to Samara to attend the May 18 March of Dissent. A large group of us were traveling from Moscow to Samara from Sheremetyevo 1 Airport. I had a group of people traveling with me […]

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Other Russia Detained at Airport en route to Samara

Garry Kasparov and others traveling with him were detained for five hours at Sheremetyevo 1 Airport in Moscow this morning while trying to attend the Other Russia Dissenters’ March in Samara today. 27 people were detained or held without passports, including Other Russia leaders Garry Kasparov and Eduard Limonov and executive director of the For […]

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More Dissenters’ Marches Scheduled

The Other Russia is not backing down in the face of escalating repression and violence on the part of the Putin administration against our peaceful rallies. If anything, the escalation shows how essential it is to see the exit of Putin and his cronies and the authoritarian state they have created. Today we announce that […]

May 18, 2007 | Continued