John Crowfoot on February 2012 through the eyes of Glasnost Defence Foundation

posted 5 Mar 2012, 11:15 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 5 Mar 2012, 11:17 ]
5 March 2012 

By John Crowfoot

The incidents included in the past two weeks’ monitoring by the Glasnost Defence Foundation were taken from national and local news sources and from reports by GDF correspondents in the regions. By shifting the focus away from Moscow the monitors offer a useful reminder that other elections taking place on Sunday are also the pretext for censorship, violence and other improper forms of influence and intimidation. [Read more]