Contents tagged with Kasparov

  • Kasparov calls German Foreign Minister 'an accomplice of Putin's regime'

    Former world chess champion Garry Kasparov said that German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas promotes the strengthening of the authority of Russian President Vladimir Putin, reports Deutsche Welle.

    Kasparov explained that in late June, Maas supported the decision to restore Russia's membership in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, but "Russian Federation did not start to comply with the democratic standards of the Council of Europe after returning to the Assembly."

    Mass …

  • Kasparov: Opposition candidates should not run in Crimean elections

    Russian oppositionist Garry Kasparov declared that candidates of opposition parties should not run in Duma elections in Crimea. He wrote about it on his Facebook page.

    "The participation of opposition parties from the annexed territory in the elections looks bad from both political and moral points of view.  Whatever the 'oppositionists' say in their defense, they wittingly or unwittingly help Putin to give a veneer of legitimacy to the criminal seizure of the territory of a neighboring state", …

  • Kasparov: Alliance of the West with Russia is immoral

    Following the attacks in Paris last week, the US entered into an alliance with Russia, Iran, Syria, France and other countries against the Islamic State, which claimed responsibility for the attacks. Former world champion chess player, Garry Kasparov, has called this alliance immoral and disgusting. Kasparov, who heads the Human Rights Foundation in New York, stated in his interview to the Wall Street Journal, that NATO doesn't need Putin’s and Iran’s help to destroy ISIS; it simply needs the …