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About Ilya Yashin

Ilya Yashin is one of the founding members of „Solidarity”, Russian opposition movement. He was the leader of the Yabloko's party youth wing (2006-2008)

Articles by Ilya Yashin

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Dawn Foster, Co-Editor

Dawn Foster is Co-Editor at 5050 and a freelance journalist.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Happy New Year, Russian style

On 31st of all months with as many days a rally in support of freedom of assembly is held in Moscow’s Triumph Square. 31 December was no exception with a massive police presence and many arrests. Ilya Yashin recounts his own story of decent policemen, falsified evidence and a night in the cells.

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