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As Russia Faces Growing COVID-19 Crisis, Independent Activists Gear Up To Help

As Russia Faces Growing COVID-19 Crisis, Independent Activists Gear Up To Help

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia -- Aleksandra Krylenkova is a human rights activist with a long track record. In recent months, she has been campaigning...
Two Ukrainian Troops Killed, Eight Wounded In East Part Of Country

Russian Authorities Detain Crimean Tatar Activists After Searching Their Homes In Bakhchysaray

BAKHCHYSARAY, Ukraine -- Russian authorities have detained five Crimean Tatar activists after searching their homes in Ukraine's Russian-controlled Crimea region. Crimea-based human rights activist...
Russian Animal Activists Angered Over Killing Of 100 Dogs, Cats In Yakutsk

Russian Animal Activists Angered Over Killing Of 100 Dogs, Cats In Yakutsk

Russian volunteers and animal rights activists were shocked and angry after finding about 100 dead cats and dogs they had been caring for...
Moscow Court Reject Activist's Demand For Compensation For Protest Arrest

Moscow Court Reject Activist’s Demand For Compensation For Protest Arrest

A Moscow court has rejected an activist’s demand that the government pay him compensation for what he calls an illegal prosecution following his...
Kazakh Police Round Up Would-Be Protesters Calling For Probe Into Activist's Death

Kazakh Police Round Up Would-Be Protesters Calling For Probe Into Activist’s Death

Police in Kazakhstan have blocked access to main squares and detained dozens of people on March 1 amid opposition calls for protests to...
Kazakh Activists Demand Answers After Video Purportedly Shows Injuries To Aghadil's Body

Kazakh Activists Demand Answers After Video Purportedly Shows Injuries To Aghadil’s Body

NUR-SULTAN -- Activists in Kazakhstan are demanding answers after a video surfaced that appears to show the body of Dulat Aghadil, who mysteriously...
Kazakh Protesters Demand Info On Aghadil’s Death In Custody, Seek Release Of Other Activists

Kazakh Protesters Demand Info On Aghadil’s Death In Custody, Seek Release Of Other Activists

NUR-SULTAN -- Dozens of protesters have gathered in front of a central detention center in the Kazakh capital to demand detailed information about...
Kazakh Activists Detained Ahead Of Planned Opposition Rallies

Kazakh Activists Detained Ahead Of Planned Opposition Rallies

ALMATY, Kazakhstan -- Police in Kazakhstan's largest city, Almaty, have detained at least a dozen activists ahead of planned protests by two opposition...
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