Graham Jones on Toy Story Russian Style

posted 16 Feb 2012, 05:52 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 16 Feb 2012, 06:04 ]
16 February 2012

By Graham Jones

The Moscow Times
 has reported on the banning of the demonstration involving Lego men and Kinder toys staged by pro democracy activists in the Altai regional city of Barnaul. The demonstration application specified the likely participants as 100 Kinder Surprise toys, 100 Lego men, 20 toy soldiers, 15 stuffed animals and 10 toy cars. The opposition group planned to attach signs to the toys with slogans denouncing violations of election law in advance of the Russian Presidential elections in March. [Read more]