Zoekresultaten voor 'russia'

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  1. Worries for the Kremlin? - Dossier

    By Merel Maurits and Emmalien Meijer In the past weeks, thousands of people have protested in different cities across Russia against the pension reform plans announced by the Kremlin. The protests climaxed on September 9, the day of the regional elections, with nationwide rallies called for by opposition leader Alexey...

  2. Festival “Ukraine 25 years independent” - Dossier

    Last Saturday, 24 September, the Dutch-Ukrainian community in the Netherlands celebrated 25 years of Ukraine’s independence at the MeetingDistrict in Nieuwegein near Utrecht. It turned out to be a really special event, which brought together culture, art, presentations, discussions, modern interpretation of...

  3. Seven defendants convicted in Russian Bolotnaya Case - Dossier

    A Moscow court has sentenced seven defendants in the Bolotnaya Case to jail terms of between two and a half to four years. On Friday 21 February, the defendants were found guilty, but sentencing was delayed until Monday 24 February. Critics say the court delayed sentencing until after the closing ceremony of the...

  4. String of murders keep Kyiv captivated - Dossier

    On 16 April 2015, two pro-Russian journalists were killed in Kyiv. Olex Buzyna, a pro-Russian journalist, was murdered in the yard of his house by two unidentified gunman. His death comes directly after another journalist, Sergey Sukhobok, was also killed. Both men played a role in the ‘’Anti-Maidan’’...

  5. Movie night: "Age of Delirium", the collapse of the Soviet Union - Kalender

    The documentary  "Age of Delirium," a new documentary by David Satter, tells the story of the fall of the Soviet Union as lived and experienced by the Soviet people. Satter's film tells the story of Alexander Shatravka, who crossed the Finnish border only to be handed back by the Finns and tortured in a mental...

  6. Russian Opposition leader Navalny jailed - Dossier

    UPDATE:  On July  19  a  judge in Kirov, Russia, has ordered the release  of jailed opposition leader Aleksei Navalny a day  after his conviction and sentencing to five years in prison on embezzlement charges. State prosecutor Sergei Bogdanov requested Navalny be freed while he appeals his conviction, but called...

  7. Movie-afternoon and Debate: Vladimir Putin’s long shadow - Kalender

    We invite you to a film-screening – “Blinibioscoop” - and debate on Putin’s influence on Russia’s neighbouring states. The FMS will organize this event in cooperation with COVOR . During this afternoon the documentary ‘Vladimir Putin’s long shadow’, a 2015 CBC News-production, will be shown. The...

  8. “You do not need to be afraid of us – Ukrainians” - Dossier

    Volodymyr  Yavorkyy, member of the board and former director of the Ukrainian Helsinki Union for Human Rights agreed to answer a few questions about the planned Dutch referendum on the Association Treaty between Ukraine and the EU. ‘It is interesting  and unique that a country will ask its people to think about...

  9. Movie night: "Age of Delirium", the collapse of the Soviet Union - Dossier

    The  documentary  "Age of Delirium," a new documentary by David Satter, tells the story of the fall of the Soviet Union as lived and experienced by the Soviet people. Satter's film tells the story of Alexander Shatravka, who crossed the Finnish border only to be handed back by the Finns and tortured in a mental...

  10. Ukraine criminalizes pro-EU movement by passing antiprotest law - Dossier

    On 16 January Ukraine’s parliament passed a sweeping antiprotest law that criminalizes almost every aspect of the pro-EU protest movement . Pro-government Party of Regions (PoR) politicians defended the new measures, saying they protected the public against protests that endanger public safety or the smooth...