Investigators questioned two prominent opposition activists from St. Petersburg last Wednesday as part of a criminal investigation into violence at an anti-Kremlin demonstration on Moscow's Bolotnaya Ploshchad last year.
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Scores of BJP women activists were detained on Sunday when they staged a protest outside Congress president Sonia Gandhi's residence against the rape of a five-year-old girl here.
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Three political activists were detained on Moscow’s Red Square on Monday for attempting to hold an unauthorized protest, city police said.
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ST. PETERSBURG (SPT) - St. Petersburg police detained a local 20-year-old police cadet on Sunday after he admitted to stabbing to death the family of a drug enforcement officer on Saturday night.
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Russian police temporarily detained six activists protesting against the incarceration of members of the punk rock band Pussy Riot.
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Nine activists were detained on Sunday as they attempted to stage an unauthorized protest on Moscow’s Red Square, a police spokesman said.
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Police detained 27 anti-Kremlin activists on Moscow’s Red Square on Saturday during an unsanctioned protest against the prosecution of people suspected of involvement in violence at a rally against President Vladimir Putin’s rule, a police spokesperson said.
(24 days ago)
MALABO (Reuters) - Equatorial Guinea arrested at least four members of the opposition for seeking to organize a protest ahead of an legislative election this month, Amnesty International and a local rights activist said on Wednesday. The founders of the opposition Democratic Party for Social Justice, Clara Nsegue Eyi and Natalia Angue Edjodjomo, were detained on Monday for...
(6 days ago)
KIEV, Ukraine - Dozens of journalists are rallying outside the Interior Ministry headquarters in the Ukrainian capital after the police initially refused to investigate the beating of two journalists covering an opposition rally. Olha Snitsarchuk, a journalist with the Channel 5 television channel and her husband Vladislav Sodel, a photographer with the Kommersant daily,...
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