A rally of over thousand was staged Wednesday in Moscow near Ostankino TV Center. The purpose was to protest against censorship on TV. The activists first buried a TV set, then broke it, declared love for Xenia Sobchak and demanded air for the opposition.
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Masked men wielding baseball bats and gas pistols, several of whom were wearing T-shirts bearing the emblem of the pro-Kremlin youth group Nashi, attacked a group of National Bolshevik Party activists Monday night, activists who witnessed the incident said Tuesday.
The attack, which witnesses said lasted only a few minutes, left three people hospitalized. Opposition youth activists and political leaders accused Nashi of carrying out a well-planned attack against the Kremlin’s political opponents and warned of an escalating conflict. Nashi, or Us, which has condemned radical youth groups as “fascists” and proclaimed them to be its primary political foes, denied any connection to the attack. (more…)
Russian lefts grow swiftly younger. Rallying students succeed grandmothers. They are struggling against Putin the “dictator”, unmasking Zuganov the “revisionist” and are waiting for the anticapitalist revolution any day. In order to brighten up the process of waiting they bombard elder politicians with ketchup and mayonnaise.
On the 23d of February Russia’s left radicals are going to carry out the action “Russia without Putin”. Evidently they will not manage to organize a mass rally, their most significant actions have gathered only about 2000 participants so far. Under Yeltsin mass left radical open-airs mainly attracted grandmothers with saucepans. Now - students.