Tag: petition

Ethnic Russians in Estonia Protest Moscow’s Promotion of Separatism

April 15, 2014

Staunton, April 15 – Moscow’s promotion of unrest and separatism in Estonia has prompted a group of ethnic Russians and other non-titular nations to start a petition drive in support of Estonia’s sovereignty and territorial integrity and condemning such outside interference in Estonia’s domestic affairs. Despite its membership in the European Union and NATO and […]

How to Make 100,000 People Laugh, Be Insulted, and Mad, All At Once

September 18, 2013

In the United States, the White House launched an initiative where people could organize a petition drive, and if they got enough signatures then the White House would officially respond by either giving a public statement or by proposing legislation. Putin appears to have copied that effort. Before the Moscow election, Alexei Navalny started a […]