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'hooliganism based on political hatred'
Russian Couple Imprisoned Over FSB ‘Terrorist’ Protest
Dmitry Tsibukovsky and his wife Anastasia Safonova hung a banner that read “The FSB is the main terrorist” in support of jailed anti-fascist activists...
Pussy Riot’s Maria Alyokhina Sentenced Over Navalny Protest Calls
Alyokhina has been sentenced to one year of “restricted freedom” over a tweet that called for the Jan. 23 protest for Navalny's release.
Russian Court Jails Navalny Protester for 3 Years
According to the prosecutors, Ilya Pershin hit a policeman at a January protest in central St. Petersburg.
Russians See Decreasing Likelihood of Protests – Poll
Russian respondents are increasingly willing to take part in protests themselves, however.
Moscow Activist Jailed for Mooning Police Station
Alina Ivanova will spend five days in jail for protesting the jailings of two others over a similar photo op.
Navalny Brother, Ally Sentenced for Protest ‘Covid Violations’
Oleg Navalny and Nikolai Lyaskin were among several opposition figures to be charged with violating coronavirus restrictions by calling for protests.
The Teenager Under Official Curfew for a Minor Act of Vandalism
“I am going to continue my political, human rights and public activism with increased zeal for as long as it takes.”
Russia Blocks Exiled Khodorkovsky’s News Sites, Rights Group
Open Media, MBKh Media and Pravozashchita Otkrytki have been blocked ahead of high-stakes September parliamentary elections.
Russia Jails 10 Anti-Lockdown Protesters – Kommersant
Over 2,000 people demanded an end to coronavirus self-isolation orders in the North Caucasus city of Vladikavkaz last April.
Are the Protest Movements Dead in Russia and Belarus?
One year on, repressive measures have squelched the protest movements that arose in Khabarovsk and Belarus, but that smoldering resentment has simply gone...
Cold War Rhetoric
Russia Warns Against 'Outside Interference' After Cuba Protests
Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova did not explain who might be trying to interfere in Cuba, but the warning appeared directed at the U.S.
Rights Activists Dispute Russia’s UN Report on Navalny Protests
Lawyers from the independent OVD-Info police monitor warned that Russia's report could “mislead” the international community.
2 Navalny Protesters Imprisoned for Police Assault
Over 11,000 people were detained nationwide at the unauthorized pro-Navalny protests in January and February.
Belarus Strongman Toughens Protest Laws
The move raises the stakes of a crackdown following Lukashenko's disputed re-election last year.
Fewer Russians Expect New Protests as Pressure on Opposition Intensifies – Poll
At the same time, respondents' willingness to attend protests themselves rose slightly.
Roman Protasevich: From Teen Activist to Belarus Bugbear
The dissident journalist has been an anti-Lukashenko activist since his teens, now he has been designated a terrorist.
Russia Jails Navalny Protester for 4 Years
Yevgeny Yesenov was among the 10,000 people detained across 100 Russian cities at this winter's protests demanding Navalny's freedom.
Russia Jails Former Opposition Mayor for Navalny Protest Tweets
Yekaterinburg's former mayor will be released after his sentence for "organizing unsanctioned protests" was reduced to one day.
Russia Sentences Teen Activist Who Defied Riot Police With Constitution Reading
Olga Misik, 19, became a symbol of Russia’s opposition after she read the Constitution in front of riot officers at a protest.
Russia Detains 200 in Week After Navalny Protests – Monitor
“The police’s most popular tactic ... has become to wait out the ‘offenders’ and detain them when they enter or leave their home.”
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