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Press Release
June 7, 2012

Contradictory to President Putin's inauguration pledge for greater citizen participation, Russia's parliament adopted a bill that hikes fines for protesters taking part in unsanctioned rallies.

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May 28, 2012
Police in the Russian capital stopped an attempted Pride and detained dozens, including the event's organizers.
News
May 4, 2012

Amnesty International today condemns the Russian government's fining, under a new St. Petersburg law, of a prominent LGBTI rights activist for spreading "gay propaganda" after the activist picketed...

Press Release
April 3, 2012

Amnesty International today demanded that Russia immediately release three young women arrested for allegedly singing a protest song that criticizes both the Orthodox Church and Prime Minister Vlad...

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