Several Moscow policemen were in for a scare of their lives when a crowd of foreigners attacked them for arresting several migrant workers, city police said on Saturday.
Six Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan merchants were detained for unauthorized trading in central Moscow on Friday, police said on its Web site.
But some 100 of their fellows [...]
A group of liberal musicians with a fondness for right wing anti-Soviet dissidents and a naive faith in democracy and civil society have received two year prison sentences in Russia.
This repression is nothing in comparison to that faced everyday by working class and oppressed nationality people here in the United States (and [...]
No sooner had protests in Moscow and St. Petersburg quieted down than strikes broke out in the provinces. For the most part, these protesters were not the same people who had turned out in December and February to demand fair elections. These demonstrators demanded higher salaries, better work conditions and the recognition of independent trade [...]
Automotive workers at the Benteler plant in Kaluga southwest of Moscow went on strike on Thursday night demanding higher wages, a trade union spokesman said.
“Now more than 50 workers are on strike at the factory and another 50 from other plants in Kaluga have arrived to support their colleagues at the plant entrance,” said [...]