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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.
Russian Police Chief Fired Over Viral School Protest Lesson
Video showing teenagers with shields and riot gear carrying out mock detentions of fellow students sparked controversy online.
Russia Has One of the World’s Highest Excess Death Rates. Why Aren’t Russians Angrier?
Surging coronavirus fatalities have played little or no role in a recent wave of protest.
Russian Activists Face Death Threats Over Women’s ‘Solidarity Chain’ Protest
The event’s organizer said she has received an estimated 600 threats since announcing the “Chain of Solidarity and Love.”
Pro-Navalny Flashlight Flashmob a Success Despite Lack of Crowds, Allies Say
Tens of thousands of Russians took part in Sunday’s event that saw supporters hold up flashlights in their courtyards, Navalny's team said.
Russian Covid Medic Says Fired Over Pro-Navalny Flashlight Photo
“I lost my job overnight because of my civic stance. This is what they do to all dissenters in Russia,” the medic wrote.
Navalny Supporters Stage Flashlight Protests, in Photos
Thousands participated in Belarus-style neighborhood gatherings in support of the jailed opposition leader.
‘Love is stronger than fear’
Russian Women Form Human Chain Following Navalny Protest Crackdown
The Valentine’s Day symbol of solidarity was inspired by last summer’s women-led protests in Belarus.
Russian Authorities Warn Against Navalny Courtyard Protests
The opposition leader’s allies have called on supporters to hold up cellphone flashlights on Valentine’s Day.
“OUR PATIENCE HAS RUN OUT”
In Russia's Regions, Navalny Has Ignited Long-Simmering Discontent
Protests are spreading to regions that have historically stayed on the sidelines of the opposition movement.
Russian Rapper Jailed for Navalny Protest ‘Profanity’
Video showed Mashnov chanting a slogan containing the word “clitoris” at the Feb. 2 pro-Navalny marches.
ANGRIER THAN BEFORE
Russian Protesters Released From Custody Vow to Fight On
Short-term jail stints have done nothing to quell protest sentiment among demonstrators.
Moscow Activists Plan ‘Chain of Solidarity’ for Yulia Navalnaya, Women ‘Political Prisoners’
The event was inspired by last summer's women-led human chains in neighboring Belarus that protested police brutality.
Russians’ Protest Expectations Hit 20-Year High, Willingness to Attend Falls – Poll
While 44% of respondents said they expect new political or economic protests, only 16% were willing to protest themselves.
Navalny Allies Announce New Courtyard Protests
The new tactics, with protesters holding up cellphone flashlights outside their homes, are an effort to avoid direct confrontation with riot police.
Barbed-Wire Police Protest Lands Russian Performance Artist in Jail
Pavel Krisevich was detained for locking himself in a barbed-wire ball to protest police overreach at pro-Navalny protests.
Russia Expels European Diplomats Over Navalny Protests – Foreign Ministry
The Swedish, Polish and German diplomats participated in "illegal" rallies in support of Navalny, the ministry said.
Who Has Been Jailed Over Russia’s Pro-Navalny Protests?
Several of the opposition leader’s allies and family members have been detained or jailed over the unprecedented demonstrations.
As Moscow’s Jails Overflow, Navalny Detainees Are Held Outside the City
Friends and relatives of people arrested at rallies in support of the opposition leader are queuing with care packages in the village of Sakharovo.
PROTESTS ON PAUSE
Navalny’s Team Announces No More Protests Until Spring
Supporters will hold off on staging fresh demonstrations, after more than 10,000 protesters have been detained at recent rallies.
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