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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.”
In Photos: Navalny’s Supporters Take to the Streets
Tens of thousands called for Navalny’s release or treatment by outside doctors as he entered his fourth week of hunger strike.
‘Final Battle Still Ahead’: Team Navalny Reacts to Rallies
Navalny's associates described the nationwide protests as a success despite falling short of their targeted turnout of half a million.
Supporters Protest Across Russia for Release of Ailing Navalny
The jailed opposition leader has been on hunger strike for three weeks.
U.S. Warns of 'Consequences' if Navalny Dies as Russia Protests Called
Doctors warn that the jailed opposition politician, who is nearly 20 days into a hunger strike, could die any minute.
Navalny Supporters Detained Outside His Russian Penal Colony
Among those detained was Anastasia Vasilyeva, Navalny's personal doctor and head of the Alliance of Doctors medical trade union.
Russia Fines TikTok for Leaving Up Navalny Protest Calls
Young Russians flocked to the app to post videos in support of pro-Navalny protests earlier this year.
Hunger Strikes as Russian and Soviet Protest Tools
The tactic has been used by dissidents including Nobel Laureate Andrei Sakharov.
Navalny Protester Sentenced to Jail for Attacking Police
Yevgeny Tugankov became the third Russian to receive a prison sentence over the nationwide protests demanding Navalny's freedom.
Belarus Police Detain Protesters, Prevent Opposition Rally
The opposition had called for a "second wave" of rallies after protests died down over the winter due to a heavy crackdown.
Belarus Opposition to Restart Protests as Crackdown Widens
Videos on social media and published by local media showed military vehicles moving into the center of Minsk in preparation.
strength in numbers
Navalny Allies Say Will Stage Fresh Protests When 500K Sign Up
Navalny's team said it hopes to simultaneously overcome public inaction and crackdowns by the authorities.
Russian Police Break Up Weeklong Anti-5G Protests
Anti-5G activists set up tents to prevent works at the construction site, saying the tower is unsafe for locals and illegal.
Key Navalny Supporters’ House Arrests Extended Into Summer
Ten Navalny supporters are accused of “inciting mass violations” of coronavirus restrictions by calling on supporters to protest his jailing.
Russian Guard to Train Journalism Students on Protest Coverage – Reports
The National Guard will train student reporters after widespread reports of journalists being beaten and detained at protests nationwide.
'you have to disappear'
Russia Revokes Residence Permits, Deports Foreign Protesters – Meduza
Citizens of post-Soviet countries reportedly faced deportation after rallying in support of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny and the Belarusian opposition...
Facebook Derails Russian Effort to Mislead Pro-Navalny Protesters
The tech giant said it had discovered a deceptive campaign on Instagram aimed at suppressing turnout at rallies.
Putin Tightens Fines for Protesters, ‘Biased’ Social Media Giants
The new laws come ahead of parliamentary elections this fall which will take place amid simmering public anger over falling incomes.
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