2019 Moscow Election Campaign Protests
Thursday 1 August 2019
29 July 2019
Amid Moscow Violence, Italian Priest Offered 'Love To Everyone'
An Italian priest gave sanctuary in a Moscow church to protesters fleeing from riot police amid some of the worst police brutality the Russian capital has seen in years. Later, he allowed policemen to come in for water because, he says, the Orthodox Church must offer "love to everyone."
28 July 2019
Police Crackdown On Protest For Registration Of Independent Candidates For Moscow City Council
Moscow riot police and regular law enforcement responded with detentions, truncheons, and metal barriers to a July 27, 2019 gathering of voters calling for election officials to register 27 opposition candidates for September 8 elections to the Moscow City Council.
27 July 2019
Moscow City Councilor Clubbed By Police In Opposition Rally Crackdown
Aleksandra Parushina, 45, an opposition councilwoman in the Moscow district of Khamovniki, says she was struck in the head by police who "brutally" dispersed protesters near Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin's office on July 27. (Current Time)