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Articles with tag "Opposition"
Losing Russian Parliamentary Candidates Join Forces Against Controversial E-Voting
The candidates said they will call for nationwide rallies to protest the results of last weekend’s elections.
Russian Opposition Politician Loses Vote Marred by Doppelgangers
Boris Vishnevsky made headlines after he claimed that two other candidates had changed their names and appearance to match his.
Russia's Opposition Candidates Are Fighting Among Themselves. Again.
Alexei Navalny's Smart Voting system has added a new dimension to an old problem.
Russia’s Tame Opposition Admits No Chance of Change in Parliamentary Vote
Despite a widening crackdown, members of the “systemic opposition” hope staying in politics might allow them to influence the country’s future.
'i am now an emigrant'
Prominent Rights Lawyer With Navalny Links Flees Russia Amid Pre-Election Exodus
Ivan Pavlov's clients include jailed journalist Ivan Safronov and jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny’s team.
Russia Hands Tajik Opposition Activist 40-Year Ban
Saidanvar Sulaimonov said the ban was retaliation for his work on a Kremlin critic’s campaign for this fall’s parliamentary election.
Russia Blocks Navalny Voting Strategy Website Ahead of Election
The “Smart Voting” initiative seeks to unseat ruling party incumbents by rallying support behind their most promising challengers.
Belarus Hands Long Prison Term to Protest Leader Kolesnikova
Maria Kolesnikova, the only major leader of last year's unprecedented protests still in Belarus, was sentenced on national security charges.
St. Petersburg Election Ballot Features 3 Near-Identical Boris Vishnevskys
The longtime Kremlin critic accuses authorities of running the two other men as “spoiler” candidates to trick voters.
'not clear why'
Russian Police Detain Navalny-Linked ‘Doctors’ Alliance’ Head
Anastasia Vasilyeva is among several Navalny allies to be charged for calling for mass protests against his jailing.
Navalny Spokeswoman Flees Russia Amid Widening Dissident Exodus – Reports
Kira Yarmysh is one of Navalny's last close associates remaining in the country.
knock in the night
Police Visits of Navalny Supporters’ Leaked Addresses Spread to St. Petersburg – Reports
At least 1,200 Moscow-based Navalny supporters have reportedly been visited by plainclothes officers in the past two weeks.
Pussy Riot's Lucy Shtein Sentenced for Navalny Protest 'Virus Violations'
Shtein is one of 10 opposition figures accused of violating Covid-19 restrictions by promoting the protest that called for Navalny's release.
Moscow Police Visit Navalny Supporters’ Leaked Addresses – Reports
At least one Navalny supporter was reportedly asked to file a statement against the him over the illegal collection of personal data.
Navalny Spokeswoman Sentenced for Mass Protest ‘Coronavirus Violations’
Kira Yarmysh is at least the fourth Navalny ally to be convicted for violating Covid-19 measures by promoting protests calling for his release.
Two Opposition Activists Handed 10-Year Prison Sentences
In a case branded “political,” a former Open Russia regional coordinator and her husband were found guilty on drugs charges.
Navalny Allies Face Fresh Criminal Charges
Both Leonid Volkov and Ivan Zhdanov now live outside Russia to avoid criminal prosecution on other charges.
Top Navalny Ally Lyubov Sobol Reported to Have Fled Russia
The lawyer and activist, who is banned from leaving Moscow under a "restricted freedom" sentence, has not confirmed the reports herself.
narrow path forward
Sentenced to ‘Restricted Freedom,’ Opposition Activist Lyubov Sobol Vows to Keep Working
The ally of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny has been handed a court-ordered curfew and forced to end her bid for parliament.
Belarus Protest Leader Kolesnikova Goes on Trial
Maria Kolesnikova, who has become a symbol of the protest movement in Belarus, faces up to 12 years in prison.
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