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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.
Russian Generals’ Biggest Fear? Ordinary Russians
What General Gerasimov and the Kremlin are really scared of is their own people.
New Russian Emigres Aren’t All Dissidents
The bulk of Russians moving to the West aren’t anti-Putin exiles.
Russian Opposition Activist Defects to Kremlin-Run RT
Maria Baronova had been a prominent anti-Kremlin activist and was once described as the face of Russia’s opposition.
Police Raid Open Russia’s Offices After Khodorkovsky Live Feed
One participant was reportedly detained for refusing to give a testimony to police.
Russians March in Memory of Boris Nemtsov Four Years After His Murder
For many of the demonstrators, the anniversary of the Kremlin critic’s death provided an opportunity to voice their concerns.
The Russian Youth Are Packing Their Bags
The fact that young people are willing to leave should cause alarm considering that they are the most active and innovative members of society.
Five Years After Crimea, Russia Has Come Full Circle at Great Cost
Putin needs second Crimea to boost falling ratings.
Putin Has a Multibillion Dollar Plan to Modernize Russian Cities
Since 2011, the Kremlin has been promoting a multibillion-dollar campaign to modernize Russian cities and towns.
Gillette Ad Exposes Russia's Fragile Masculinity
If Russian masculinity really is so fragile, then might it be worth to abandon it altogether?
Is Late Putinism Dead or only Resting?
The fourth term of Putin's presidency is characterised by disconnectedness, falling popularity rates and lack of ideology.
Russian Blogger Critical of Authorities Jailed for Six Years
A Russian blogger critical of the authorities was sentenced to six years in prison on Wednesday, his lawyer said.
Russian Duma Passes Ban on Child Protesters, Navalny Claims Credit
Critics inside the Duma warn the law may be selectively used to target the opposition.
Kremlin Should Take The Lead on Rap Music, Not Close it Down, Putin Says
"If it's impossible to stop something, you've got to take charge of it," Putin said.
Kremlin Critics Accuse Putin of Hypocrisy for Attending Veteran Dissident's Wake
Putin joined hundreds of others who paid their respects at the open-cask ceremony for Lyudmila Alexeyeva, the founder of Russia's oldest human rights group...
Lyudmila Alexeyeva's Funeral Gathers Kremlin and Opposition Politicians, in Photos
Alexeyeva was a driving force behind the civil-rights movement in the Soviet Union and headed the oldest Russian human-rights organization.
Russia Needs a Better Post-Putin Vision (Op-ed)
When I think about Russia after Putin, I’m looking for a credible vision that doesn’t replicate Putin’s great-power ambitions.
Pensioners Rally as Russia Moves Closer to Raising Retirement Age
The Russian parliament moved a step closer to approving controversial measures to raise the retirement age.
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