January 13, 2012
Shortly after 80 000 people took to Moscow's streets at the end of December to oppose the 4 December controversial parliamentary elections that resulted in United Russia retaining control of parliament, Bankwatch ally and Khimki forest defender Yaroslav Nikitenko was forced to spend ten days in jail over a fabricated administrative crime.
Tags: deforestation democracy EBRD freedom of speech Khimki protest road
Project: Moscow - St.Petersburg motorway PPP, Russian Federation
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