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Civil Unrest in Yeltsin’s City
The confrontations between society and the authorities which are spreading across the country shouldn't be taken lightly.
Who Is Mr. Ivanov: Why Russia’s Middle Class Is Shrinking
The middle class has become critically dependent on the government.
Popular Russian Political Blogger ‘Stalingulag’ Reveals His Identity
Opposition leader Alexei Navalny has called Stalingulag Russia's "leading political columnist."
Navalny, Khodorkovsky Aides Jailed After Violent Arrests
The two were detained amid mass arrests at a May Day rally in St. Petersburg.
Russians Find New Ways to Protest
The wave of landfill protests sweeping Russia is changing the country’s political map.
European Court Awards Russian Activists $34K for Rights Violations
It is the ECHR’s first ruling on the nationwide anti-corruption protests of March 2017.
First Russian Found Guilty Under ‘Disrespect’ of Authorities Law – Reports
Users on Russia’s VKontakte social media site have started a flashmob in support of the fined user.
Opposition Leaders Arrested in Ingushetia After Violent Protests
The opposition leaders were arrested over protests against a contentious land swap deal with Chechnya that turned violent.
A Director Is Freed. And Russia's Role in Libya
This week's most important news stories from Russia brought to you by Moscow Times journalists and expert commentators.
Serebrennikov Is Finally Free, But Worries Remain
Why talks of any real thaw are premature.
Kremlin Scapegoat: Russia’s In-System Opposition Is Under Attack
In-system politicians are now discovering that playing by the rules no longer protects them.
Russia Adds Leftist Group to Terror List for Allegedly Plotting Election, World Cup Attacks
The jailed activists have claimed they were tortured into incriminating themselves.
Russia Violated Navalny’s Rights With House Arrest, European Court Rules
Navalny's supporters have said the monthslong house arrest was part of a politically motivated investigation.
Why Russian 'Opposition' Journalists Find Refuge in Propaganda Outlets
It makes little difference where you work in a media environment devoid of dreams and opportunities.
Activists Install Mock Putin Gravestone in St. Petersburg
“For passing unpopular laws, constant lies and abominable leadership, Putin has died for the citizens of Russia,” the activist collective tweeted.
Are Russian Show Trials Back?
Recent high profile-arrests have rattled the country.
Zastoi Story: Why Putin Remains Unchallenged
Vladimir Putin is by no means in political trouble.
First Russian Found Guilty of Encouraging Children to Protest
The volunteer for opposition leader Alexei Navalny's campaign was charged with involving two adolescents in an anti-torture picket.
The Court Case Against Oyub Titiyev Is a Tragic Farce
After 14 months behind bars, Chechen human rights activist Oyub Titiyev gave his closing statement on Monday.
Taking to the Street Left Russia’s Opposition Out in the Cold
Now that Putinism is in transition, it is time for the opposition to get off the streets.
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