Bloody sunday

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Bloody sunday (кровавое воскресенье) – event of the brutal suppression of a sunday's protests by federal troops. The term is used in various countries in can be applied to different events occurred in various centuries.

Mainly, the term is applied to events in centuries 20 and 21; often to the events in Russia, but to the events in other countries too [1][2].

"Bloody sunday" is usually considered as indication, evidence of the inconsistency, corruption, weakness of the government.

In 2012, term bloody sunday is applied to event 2012.05.06, when the participants of the meeting at the Bolotnaya ploschad, Moscow, approved by the State, were squeezed and then beaten by the omon fighters [3][4].


  1. Selma to Montgomery march. Quote by the state for 2012 May: The Selma-to-Montgomery March for voting rights ended three weeks--and three events--that represented the political and emotional peak of the modern civil rights movement. On "Bloody Sunday," March 7, 1965, some 600 civil rights marchers headed east out of Selma on U.S. Route 80...
  2. Bloody Sunday - what happened? 12 June 2010 Last updated at 08:57 GMT. On 30 January 1972, 13 people were killed when soldiers from the British Parachute Regiment opened fire on a civil rights march in Derry. The day became known as Bloody Sunday.
  3. Moscow: Bloody sunday. "March of Millions" and the Anarchists (Photos/Video). 08 Мая 2012 в 23:17.
  4. Russian Revolution. Bloody Sunday to Modern Russia Ever since the reelection of Vladimir Putin protests have been occurring throughout all of Russia.. (cited by the state at May 2012)