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Jailed Russian Actor Released Ahead of Appeal After Moscow Protest Verdicts Spark Outcry
Pavel Ustinov's conviction for injuring a police officer at an Aug. 3 protest has intensified the public outcry over the "Moscow case."
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Who Is Speaking Out Against the Moscow Protest Prosecutions?
Clergymen, actors, teachers and other professionals have signed open letters in support of the individuals swept up in the crackdown.
Moscow Protester Released as Russians Campaign Against Prosecutions
Gubaidulin had been held on suspicion of throwing a plastic bottle at police during one of this summer's Moscow election protests.
Muscovites Stage Single Pickets at Presidential Office in Support of Jailed Actor
Pavel Ustinov’s sentencing to three and a half years behind bars after one of this summer's Moscow protests has triggered a growing public backlash.
More than 120 Priests Urge Russia to Drop Prosecutions of Moscow Protesters
The jail sentences “look increasingly like the intimidation of Russian citizens than a fair ruling against the defendants,” the open letter says.
Russian Actors Launch Flashmob in Support of Colleague Jailed Over Moscow Protests
Actors have adopted the phrase “I/We Are Pavel Ustinov,” borrowing from this summer's campaign in support of a jailed journalist.
Actor Jailed for ‘Spraining’ Policeman’s Shoulder at Moscow Election Protests
Pavel Ustinov has said he was merely a bystander at the Aug. 3 protest.
Navalny Ally ‘Evacuates’ Electronics by Drone as Russian Police Stage Mass Raids
Video of Boyko launching the drone from his balcony as police close in has gained widespread attention.
Moscow Student Protester Declared ‘Extremist’ Ahead of Verdict
Linguists say an FSB expert “manipulated” and “plucked” Zhukov’s words out of context.
Mass Nationwide Raids Target Russian Opposition Leader Navalny’s Allies
This is at least the third wave of raids linked to Navalny in the past week.
‘Silence Has Stopped Being a Spell of Protection’: Politics Dominate Russian GQ Awards
Award winners used their acceptance speeches to discuss high-profile stories like this summer's Moscow opposition protests.
Opposition Leader Navalny’s Offices Across Russia Searched After Election
Navalny had urged supporters to vote strategically against pro-Kremlin incumbents in Sunday's election.
Kremlin Critic Navalny’s Offices Raided Ahead of Moscow Vote
Video from the aftermath showed empty computer server racks, open safes and a half-empty video studio.
Russian Activist Sentenced to 4 Years for ‘Multiple Protests’
Konstantin Kotov was found guilty under controversial legislation that punishes repeat violations of Russian protest law.
‘Stick, Then Carrot’: Why Are Moscow Protest Charges Being Dropped?
The seemingly contradictory sentences against Moscow opposition activists has led to confusion among observers.
Moscow Protesters Sentenced in ‘New Bolotnaya’ Case
YouTube blogger and political science student Yegor Zhukov now faces new charges of calling for extremist activity.
Moscow Couples Keep Parental Rights After Bringing Children to Protests
Authorities threatened to strip the couples of their parental rights after they brought their children to recent opposition rallies.
Russian Blogger Jailed for 5 Years Over ‘Hateful’ Tweet
A Moscow court said the tweet urged violence against the children of police officers following a mass protest crackdown.
Most Russians Don’t Believe ‘Western Meddling’ Is to Blame for Moscow Protests, Poll Says
“The Western conspiracy talking point has failed,” the head of the Levada Center pollster said.
Russian Opposition Activist Sobol Detained Following Moscow Protest
A few thousand Russians took to the streets of Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections to the capital's city legislature.
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