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Eight More Activists Detained in Northern Russia Following Landfill Protests
Up to 3,000 protesters gathered in Arkhangelsk for Sunday’s rally against a $160.7 million landfill to hold Moscow's waste.
Russian Educators Show Out on Social Media in Support of Shamed Teacher
The campaign shows solidarity with a teacher whose school director called her a “prostitute” and a “stain on the reputation of the school.”
Violent Clashes Erupt Between Protesters and Security Forces in Russia’s Ingushetia
Protest leaders said the rally would continue “indefinitely” to demand a public referendum on Ingushetia's divisive land swap deal with Chechnya.
Protesters in Russia Today Are Younger, Poorer and Further Left than a Decade Ago
If protests are happening, young people want to be part of that.
Back In Moscow, Pyotr Verzilov Continues to Search for Answers
Six months after surviving an apparent poison attack, the activist is undeterred.
'Point of No Return': Russia's Libertarians Lead Protest Against 'Sovereign Internet'
A draft law that seeks to isolate Russia's internet has raised fears that Russia could turn into the next North Korea.
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.
Patriotic Course Teaches Russian Schoolkids to Disperse Protests
Men armed with sticks and Molotov cocktails played violent protesters.
First Russian Charged for Encouraging Children to Protest
Adults face 15 days of jail and fines under the new law that bans encouraging minors to attend unsanctioned rallies.
Activists Send Trash Parcels to Russian Deputies in Protest
Anger over unsustainable waste management in Russia has grown over the past year as the country slid into an acute garbage crisis.
How Russia’s Place in the World Has Changed in the Eyes of Its Citizens
The more critical perception of Russia’s place in the world reflects a general decline in Russian national sentiment.
Modernizing the Masses: Russia’s People vs Putin
The subject of optimism and the future epitomizes the problem of the gap between the modernization agenda and public sentiment.
Russia Outlaws Youth Protestors
Russia’s youth has spearheaded anti-Kremlin demonstrations since early 2017, drawn to the streets by opposition leader Alexei Navalny.
Russia Admits Slave Labor Used at Pussy Riot Penal Colony
“Turns out that resistance isn’t futile and that it can bear fruit after years,” Pussy Riot member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova said.
Disgruntled Siberian Cycles in -40 C Against Bus Fare Hikes
“We recommend Nikita and all residents of Surgut to dress warmer and get to school and work using safer routes,” the mayor’s office said.
Nine Workers Die in Mine Fire in Russia
The workers were trapped underground by smoke after a fire broke out in the mine.
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.
Russian Police Order 8,000 Long-Range Taser Guns for Crowd Control, Media Reports
The guns come in the form of a baton and can shock targets from a distance of up to 4.5 meters.
'We Don’t Want Protests Like in Paris Here,' Putin Says, Explaining Jailing of Activist
“We don’t want to have events that resemble those in Paris, in which cobblestone pavements are torn up and everything is set on fire,” Putin said...
Russia Agrees to Compensate Jailed Pussy Riot Members After ECHR Ruling
The ECHR ruled in July for Russia to compensate three Pussy Riot members over their 2012 arrest.
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