All articles tagged "opposition"

Moldova points finger at Romania for opposition unrest Moldova points finger at Romania for opposition unrest

8 Apr, 02:54 PM 5 comments

Peace has been restored in Chisinau, but the repercussions of the violence are only just beginning. Relations between Moldova and Romania have seriously deteriorated. Russia is having its say as well.

Tags: Moldova, opposition, Romania

Authorities say Saakashvili won’t go away, despite demonstrators’ pleas Authorities say Saakashvili won’t go away, despite demonstrators’ pleas

9 Apr, 05:22 PM 7 comments

An antigovernment rally is underway in Tbilisi. Demonstrators are demanding the resignation of President Mikheil Saakashvili, but the government is standing firm behind him so far.

Tags: Georgia, Tbilisi, opposition, Mikheil Saakashvili

Another opposition party activist attacked in Moscow Another opposition party activist attacked in Moscow

13 Apr, 01:22 PM

An activist of the opposition movement has been badly beaten in Moscow, within weeks of two similar attacks against activists of the same movement.

Tags: human rights, opposition, crime

Georgian president stands firm as protests wane Georgian president stands firm as protests wane

15 Apr, 03:27 PM

The government has yet to fall in Georgia, in spite of the April 9 deadline set by the opposition for President Mikheil Saakashvili's resignation.

Tags: Georgia, Tbilisi, protests, opposition

Medvedev says Russia needs political diversity, more freedom Medvedev says Russia needs political diversity, more freedom

17 Apr, 10:48 PM

Russia needs stronger political competition and greater freedom to protest, President Dmitry Medvedev said in remarks released Thursday, sending the strongest signal yet that he may rethink the legacy of predecessor Vladimir Putin.

Tags: Dmitry Medvedev, Vladimir Putin, NGOs, human rights, opposition

Opposition Russian-language newspaper closes in Estonia amid scandal Opposition Russian-language newspaper closes in Estonia amid scandal

20 Apr, 06:28 PM 9 comments

There was one opposition newspaper publishing in the Russian langauge in Estonia but, as of today, it is no more. It has fallen victim to the troubles plaguing the Estonian Centre Party, which sponsored it.

Tags: Estonia, opposition, media

Georgian opposition “persecutes” president at dinner Georgian opposition “persecutes” president at dinner

24 Apr, 02:29 PM

Protesters intended to pelt a cafe where Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili was dining with carrots and cabbages, but a massive police contingent put an end to their plans. The Georgian opposition has again announced that it is stepping up efforts to unseat the Georgian president.

Tags: Georgia, Tbilisi, protests, opposition

Thousands rally to mark one month of Georgian protests against Saakashvili Thousands rally to mark one month of Georgian protests against Saakashvili

9 May, 11:26 PM

Thousands of protesters rallied in the Georgian capital Saturday as opposition leaders pressed for a meeting with President Mikheil Saakashvili after a month of demonstrations demanding his ouster.

Tags: Georgia, rallies, opposition, protest

Opposition protests force Georgian leaders to cancel Independence Day parade Opposition protests force Georgian leaders to cancel Independence Day parade

21 May, 05:36 PM 3 comments

Georgia has cancelled its traditional Independence Day military parade next week to avoid confrontation with protesters camped out on the parade route to demand the president resign, Tbilisi's mayor said.

Tags: Georgia, opposition, Mikheil Saakashvili, Tbilisi

20 Russian opposition, Nazi leaders, Limonov arrested in Moscow 20 Russian opposition, Nazi leaders, Limonov arrested in Moscow

1 Jun, 10:46 PM 15 comments

Police arrested Russian radical leftist leader Eduard Limonov and up to 20 other activists at an unauthorized antigovernment demonstration in Moscow, the Associated Press reports.

Tags: Russia, opposition, Eduard Limonov, National Bolshevik Party, Nazi, Solidarnost, Garry Kasparov

Georgian parliament comes back to attend to business Georgian parliament comes back to attend to business

12 Jun, 05:00 PM

Opposition protests closed down the Georgian parliament two months ago, but now the quantity of issues that have backed up has forced it to convene, no matter what the opposition plans to do.

Tags: Georgia, parliament, opposition

Masked police beat dozens of opposition protesters in Georgia Masked police beat dozens of opposition protesters in Georgia

17 Jun, 10:54 PM 2 comments

Masked police beat dozens of opposition protesters in the Georgian capital on Monday in the latest flare-up during a weeks-long street campaign against President Mikheil Saakashvili.

Tags: Georgia, Mikheil Saakashvili, opposition, Tbilisi, Nino Burjanadze, US,

Georgian president admits NATO hopes are slim Georgian president admits NATO hopes are slim

20 Jul, 08:15 PM 91 comments

Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili has stated that Georgia’s hopes of joining NATO are “almost dead” in an interview with the Wall Street Journal. He will receive US Vice President Joe Biden later today.

Tags: Georgia, NATO, opposition

Moldova’s opposition accuses Communists of misusing media and rigging elections Moldova’s opposition accuses Communists of misusing media and rigging elections

29 Jul, 11:58 PM 188 comments

The opposition in ex-Soviet Moldova has accused the ruling Communist Party of misusing the media and rigging this week's parliamentary election, urging voters to oust what it said was the last communist regime in Europe.

Tags: Moldova, elections, opposition,



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