Tag: Manezhnaya Square

Russia Update: Activists Occupy Giant Christmas Globe on Manezhnaya Square, 20 Arrested

December 31, 2014

Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the Russian government’s foreign and domestic policies. The previous issue is here, and see also our Russia This Week story The Guild War – How Should Journalists Treat Russian State Propagandists? and special features ‘Managed Spring’: How Moscow […]

Will the “Manezhnaya Case” Be Added to the “Bolotnaya Case?”

July 17, 2013

There could be new developments related to the case of mass riots on May 6, 2012. According to the “NG” [Nezavisimaya Gazeta],  investigators are questioning the opposition activists detained on that day on Manezhnaya Square who “diverted the police forces” from other protesters. The “NG” managed to get hold of a list of opposition activists […]