Tag Archives: Yekaterinburg

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

03Nov/16

Russians queue for HIV tests as health authorities warn of epidemic

Health authorities in Russia’s fourth largest city say one person out of every 50 in Yekaterinburg is HIV-positive and call on citizens to get tested.

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09Sep/16

Russian blogger faces jail time after playing Pokemon Go in church

Russian video blogger faces prison term for ‘inciting hatred’ and ‘insulting religious feelings’ after playing Pokemon Go in an Orthodox cathedral.

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