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Moscow Refuses to Allow Human Rights Protest Near Turkmenistan's Embassy

Moscow city authorities have refused to allow human rights activists to stage a protest in front of Turkmenistan's embassy Monday in support of jailed Turkmen journalists. The Memorial Human Rights Center said Friday that city officials justified their refusal by saying the protest could affect "heavy public transport flow" in the area close to the embassy. Memorial says the refusal was politically motivated. An application to conduct the protest was filed by Memorial...

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