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Putin Protests

As Sochi Nears, Anti-Putin Activists Could Face Years In Jail

Reuters | Posted 03.24.2014 | World

MOSCOW, Jan 22 (Reuters) - A Russian prosecutor demanded prison terms of between five and six years for eight demonstrators charged with mass disord...

LOOK: Putin Gives Topless Protester 2 Thumbs Up

Agence France Presse | | Posted 06.08.2013 | World

Topless female demonstrators shouted at Russian President Vladimir Putin as he toured an industrial fair with German Chancellor Angela Merkel Monday, ...

Jailed Oil Tycoon Calls Pussy Riot Trial 'Medieval'

Reuters | Posted 10.06.2012 | World

By Alissa de Carbonnel MOSCOW, Aug 6 (Reuters) - Russia's most famous prisoner said on Monday that three women from the Pussy Riot ban...

No More Laughs: Russian TV Yanks Putin Cartoon on NYE, Mocks Obama Instead

Simon Shuster | Posted 01.04.2012 | World
Simon Shuster

The recent wave of protests against Putin, and the booing he received after that cage-fight in November, have obviously sapped Putin's self-esteem. The country is laughing at him, and he can't bear to laugh along.

Russia: Nigeria With Nukes

John Feffer | Posted 03.04.2012 | World
John Feffer

The backlash happening today in Moscow is a combination of the tea party movement and Occupy Wall Street. Anarchists stand side-by-side with great-power nationalists; libertarians and old-style communists protest in rough unison.

Gorbachev and the Struggle for Democracy

Jeffrey Sachs | Posted 02.25.2012 | World
Jeffrey Sachs

Whether the protesters recognize it or not, their coming achievements will build on the decisive contributions of Russia's greatest living statesmen, Mikhail Gorbachev.

Putin: Busy Playing Ice Hockey As Protesters Waved 'Condoms'

Reuters | Posted 02.14.2012 | World

* Putin uses familiar arsenal in annual televised marathon * Some Russians say the leader is out of touch with reality *...