Category Archives: Protests

Georgians Mark One Year Since Anti-Russia Protests

Protesters hold signs reading “Nothing is forgotten, nothing is forgiven,” and “We will meet in the elections,” in Tbilisi on June 20.

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Ukraine: Protesters gather in Kyiv, demanding Zelensky stop surrender to Russia (Photos)

23:59, 24 May 2020 KYIV – UNIAN 2020 About 500 people took part in the event. A rally dubbed “Ukraine will resist” was held in Kyiv on Sunday, May 24, as part of the No Surrender initiative; protesters demanded that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky “stop the policy of surrender to Russia.” Participants in the event were holding national flags, however,

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Ukraine: Criminal case opened against ex-speaker of parliament due to organization of mass unrest in Odesa in 2014

16:40, 23 September 2019 According to Parubiy, the criminal case was opened against him “for the organization of the defense of Odesa” The State Investigation Bureau (SIB) opened the criminal case against ex-speaker of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, MP from European Solidarity Andriy Parubiy. The mass unrest in Odesa in 2014 became the reason for the case as Parubiy

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Reports Of Voting Irregularities In Russian Regional Elections

September 07, 2019 21:36 GMT Updated September 08, 2019 20:12 GMT MOSCOW — Various claims of voting irregularities have emerged as Russia held local and regional elections that were seen as a serious test for the Kremlin. The vote for the Moscow City Duma, or city council, was being watched closely following a summer of protests sparked by the decision

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‘A whole army’ Russian senator breaks with political establishment and criticizes Moscow’s police crackdown on protesters

4:42 pm, August 13, 2019· On August 12, Vyacheslav Markhaev wrote on his Instagram page: “Instead of hearing out [protesters’] claims by organizing a dialogue, the administration found it easier to rely on force that was excessive in many cases.” The text was remarkable because Makhaev is a member of Russia’s Communist Party and a sitting senator in the Federation

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