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  1. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russian court places Putin foe Alexei Navalny under house arrest

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 06:43pm by Reuters

    ... A Russian court placed opposition leader Alexei Navalny under house arrest for at least two months on Friday and barred him from using the internet or speaking to the media. The court said Navalny, ... house arrest, which expires on April 28 but is renewable, he is barred from using the internet and telephone and can only speak to close relatives, his lawyers and the authorities, his ...

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    Russian authorities tighten hold on opposition with ‘bloggers’ law’

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 09:55pm by WASHPOST

    ... the blog of anti-corruption politician Alexei Navalny, a prominent anti-Kremlin leader. Navalny remains under house arrest on corruption charges and is barred from communicating with the media. ...

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    Yukos shareholders awarded US$51 billion from Russia by Hague arbitration court

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 10:33pm by Reuters

    ... is not a party to the legal action, was arrested in 2003 and convicted of theft and tax evasion in 2005. "It is fantastic that the company shareholders are being given a chance to recover ...

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    Russia opposition leader Sergei Udaltsov under house arrest

    Posted Feb 10th 2013, 11:02am by Agence France-Presse in Moscow

    ... Agence France-Presse in Moscow A Russian court on Saturday put prominent opposition leader Sergei Udaltsov under house arrest amid accusations he incited mass disorder to overthrow ... with the authorities. The judge said that Udaltsov could flee abroad or “try to carry out his criminal intentions”. Under the terms of his house arrest, Udaltsov must stay at his home until April ...

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    Ban on lacy underwear leads to panty protests in Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 09:47pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Moscow Law blocking sales of lacy underwear leads to arrest of 30 women in Kazakhstan protest Knickers in a twist over panty ban Russian consumers and their neighbours ... of the Soviet era. On Sunday, 30 women protesters in Kazakhstan were arrested and thrown into police vans while wearing lace underwear on their heads and shouting: "Freedom to panties!" ...

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    IOC defends ejection of transgender gay rights activist

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 05:26pm by AFP

    ... been formally arrested. “What happened yesterday is a little bit unclear, I understand she was in the Park, walking around, taking to spectators,” said IOC spokesman Mark Adams. “Some people ...

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    Pussy Riot play the media and Russian authorities on visit to Sochi

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 06:09am by AP

    ... Vladimir Putin. Police issued an arrest warrant for the members when five women wearing garish balaclavas stormed Moscow's main cathedral and started singing a song entreating the Virgin Mary ... to deflect criticism of its human rights record before the Olympic Games. While the Pussy Riot members were under arrest and later in Russian prison, their cause attracted some celebrity followers ...

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    Protest at Moscow court as eight convicted of anti-Putin violence

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 09:36pm by AFP

    ... in scuffles after walking into police ranks on Bolotnaya square. Most of those on trial have been under arrest since 2012 and the trial, known as the "Bolotnaya case", is seen as a symbol ...

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    Jailed Pussy Riot members, 'Arctic 30' set to benefit from Amnesty in Russia

    Posted Dec 19th 2013, 01:44am by Reuters

    ... jailed members of punk band Pussy Riot and enable 30 people arrested in a Greenpeace protest against Arctic oil drilling to avoid trial. The State Duma, or lower house, unanimously approved ... it is published in the official government gazette, which is expected today. The "Arctic 30" were arrested after Russian coastguards boarded the Greenpeace icebreaker Arctic Sunrise following ...

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    Russian nationalists held after racist street protest in Saint Petersburg

    Posted Oct 22nd 2013, 04:58am by AFP

    ... during a march down a central Saint Petersburg street. Marchers attacked shops and threw stones and smoke bombs, and reports said 16 had been arrested. One victim suffered an injury to his head, ... that erupted on October 13 over the killing of a 25-year-old man who was stabbed to death in front of his girlfriend. The killer fled but police later arrested a suspect from Azerbaijan. ...




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