Strasbourg orders Russia to compensate Navalny

<< No 5 (238), 6 February 2017 >> • On 2 February 2017, the European Court of Human Rights ordered Russia to pay more than 63,000 euros in compensation to opposition politician and anti-corruption campaigner Aleksei Navalny for multiple violations of his right to peaceful protest, the BBC reported  • The BBC describes Aleksei Navalny as…

“For a Responsible Government”

<< 4 January 2016 >> ♦  Kirill Barabash and a proposed referendum  ♦ On 17 December 2015 airforce lieutenant-colonel (reserves) Kirill BARABASH, a supporter of the Initiative Group for the Holding of a Referendum “For a responsible government” (IGHR “FRG”), was detained and a search was made of his flat. The following day, Barabash was remanded…