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Articles with tag "Opposition"
Russia Bans Navalny-Linked Candidate From St. Petersburg Assembly Elections
Critics say the authorities are tightening the screws on dissent with arrests, detentions and raids.
Russia Blocks 49 Navalny-Linked Websites, Allies Say
The blocked sites include the jailed Kremlin critic's personal website as well as those of lawyer Lyubov Sobol and Navalny's regional network.
Russia Extends Navalny Spokeswoman's House Arrest
Kira Yarmysh has been under house arrest since February on accusations of breaching Covid-19 restrictions at a protest in Navalny's support.
Which Kremlin Critics Have Fled Russia?
Several prominent critics have left the country, are planning on leaving or have extended their stays abroad this year.
St. Petersburg Opposition Leader Battles 2 Namesakes in Upcoming Elections – Reports
Two other “Boris Vishnevskys” are now reportedly running for office after St. Petersburg opposition politician Boris Vishnevsky announced his run.
Navalny Ally Running for Local Office Faces Court-Approved Forced Hospitalization
A Murmansk court ruled to hospitalize Violetta Grudina in a Covid-19 ward at health authorities’ request despite her testing negative.
Opposition Columnist Joins List of Self-Exiled Russians
Fyodor Krasheninnikov said “the situation developing in Russia in recent months” convinced him to stay in Lithuania for the foreseeable future.
no road forward
Pro-Navalny Moscow Municipal Leader Yashin Steps Down, Citing State Pressure
Ilya Yashin’s announcement comes after election officials removed him from the Moscow City Duma ballot over his ties to Navalny's groups.
Russians Sour on Navalny After ‘Extremist’ Ruling – Poll
The ruling and a new law banning “extremists” from running for parliament has effectively dismantled Russia’s most potent opposition force.
Russia’s Endless Registers Are a Back Door to Preliminary Censorship
Listing everything means new things cannot pop up and become available spontaneously.
‘I’m Ready to Go to Prison’: The 26-Year-Old Taking On Russia’s Ruling Party
Roman Yuneman is counting on a mix of nationalism and local activism to win a State Duma seat from United Russia.
Russian Opposition Deputy Barred From Moscow Elections Over Navalny Support
“I have not seen such impudent lawlessness in a long time,” Ilya Yashin tweeted.
'time to move on'
Russian Climate Strike Protester Announces Parliamentary Run
Arshak Makichyan said he was motivated by what he calls a worsening human rights situation in Russia.
Navalny Ally Lyubov Sobol Drops Out of Duma Race After Russia's ‘Extremist’ Ban
Russia recently branded Navalny’s network as “extremist” and passed a law barring anyone affiliated with it from the ballot.
Russia Places Exiled Navalny Aide on Wanted List
Ivan Zhdanov, the former director of Navalny’s Anti-Corruption Foundation, has been living in Lithuania to avoid being jailed in Russia.
What Now for Navalny's Groups After Russia's ‘Extremist’ Ban?
Navalny's hundreds of thousands of supporters face consequences ranging from being banned from seeking office to real prison time.
Russia Blacklists Navalny’s Political and Activist Movements as ‘Extremist’
The move bars opposition groups affiliated with Navalny from operating and puts members and supporters at risk of prison.
Kremlin Critic Dmitry Gudkov Flees to Ukraine
Gudkov was detained over unpaid rent from 2015 and faced up to five years in prison.
Belarus Opposition Leader Says Jailed Activist Spoke 'Under Pressure'
Svetlana Tikhanovskaya dismissed an interview with arrested activist Roman Protasevich shown on state television in Belarus.
off the ballot
Targeting Navalny, Putin Bans Extremist-Linked Election Candidates
The ban comes ahead of a court ruling that is expected to ban Navalny’s team as “extremist.”
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