Tag Archives: Opposition to Vladimir Putin in Russia

08Oct/17

On Putin’s birthday, opposition activists protest, call for him to quit

Police detain more than 200 opposition activists on Saturday for taking part in a wave of anti-Kremlin protests across Russia, according to a monitoring group. Report by Pascale Davies. Continue reading

26Apr/17

Anti-Putin protesters get a smart phone app to help get out of jail

A smart phone app aims to give anti-Kremlin protesters a helping hand when they are detained by Russian police at demonstrations. Continue reading

01Apr/15

Former Lenta.ru editor runs Russian media site in exile

One year on, the former Lenta.ru editor Galina Timchenko runs his Russian media site in exile, saying journalists should still stand their ground.
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01Mar/15

Crowds gather in Moscow for march in memory of murdered Putin critic Nemtsov

Thousands of people gather in Moscow for a march in memory of murdered Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov.
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27Feb/15

Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov shot dead in Moscow – government

The Russian opposition politician and former deputy prime minister Boris Nemtsov has been shot and killed by four shots in central Moscow, the Russian government says, according to the Interfax news agency.
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