Democratic Union (Russia)

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Democratic Union

Демократический союз
LeaderVacant
FounderValeriya Novodvorskaya
Yevgeniya Debryanskaya
FoundedMay 8, 1988 (1988-05-08)
HeadquartersMoscow
NewspaperFree Word
IdeologyClassical liberalism
Anti-Sovietism
Anti-communism
Anti-fascism
Individualism
Website
ds.ru

Democratic Union (Russian: Демократический Союз) is a Soviet and Russian liberal party founded on 8 May, 1988 by Valeriya Novodvorskaya and Yevgeniya Debryanskaya. The party has become known after a series of unsanctioned demonstrations organized and consistently taking place from 1988 to 1991 in Moscow and Leningrad, with the protesters getting arrested; the party charter specifies the main goals of the organization (among others) as follows:

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