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Russian Opposition

Supporters Commemorate Kremlin Critic Nemtsov's Murder

AP | NATALIYA VASILYEVA | Posted 04.07.2015 | World

MOSCOW (AP) — Several hundred people brought flowers and candles Tuesday to a bridge just outside the Kremlin to commemorate the slain Russian oppos...

Kremlin Critic Navalny Released From Jail

Reuters | Posted 05.06.2015 | World

By Gabriela Baczynska MOSCOW, March 6 (Reuters) - Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny walked out of a Moscow detention center o...

5 Killings That Show How Dangerous It Is To Be A Kremlin Critic

AP | Posted 04.30.2015 | World

MOSCOW (AP) -- Prominent Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov's killing follows the slaying over the past decade of several other high-profile crit...

Kremlin Critic Navalny Cuts Monitor Tag, Won't Comply With House Arrest

Reuters | Posted 03.07.2015 | World

MOSCOW, Jan 5 (Reuters) - Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny said on Monday he would no longer comply with the terms of his house arrest and had cut off ...

Thousands March Against Putin In Moscow

AP | LYNN BERRY | Posted 08.12.2013 | World

MOSCOW — Thousands of Russian opposition activists marched through Moscow on Wednesday, decrying President Vladimir Putin's authoritarian rule a...

Russian Opposition Leader Asks Court To Throw Out Charges

Reuters | Posted 06.23.2013 | World

By Gabriela Baczynska KIROV, Russia, April 24 (Reuters) - Russian protest leader Alexei Navalny urged a court on Wednesday to throw ou...

Luke Johnson

Putin Gets Strong Challenge From Opposition Leaders

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.15.2012 | World

MOSCOW -- Thousands of people challenged the administration of President Vladimir Putin in a defiant, unsanctioned gathering amid temperatures that ho...

A New Russian Coup?

AP | Posted 10.19.2012 | World

MOSCOW — Russian opposition leaders have joined about 300 people who gathered in Moscow to remember three people who were killed during the fail...

Meet Russia's Opposition Leaders

Posted 06.12.2012 | World

Thousands of demonstrators flooded the streets of Moscow on Tuesday to rally against Russian President Vladimir Putin. Some of Russia's most impor...

Russian Opposition Leaders Freed

AP | Posted 05.24.2012 | World

MOSCOW -- Two prominent Russian opposition leaders were released from detention Thursday after spending 15 days in a Moscow jail for disobeying police...

Russian Opposition Crackdown

AP | Posted 07.09.2012 | World

MOSCOW -- Two of Russia's most prominent opposition leaders were sentenced Wednesday to 15 days in jail, while several dozen opposition activists who ...

Katyagate: Russia's Hooker Trap Snags Another Kremlin Critic, and This Time it Hurts

Simon Shuster | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Simon Shuster

It was funny at first, but now a Kremlin critic with some actual moral standing has gotten caught up in the latest Russian honey trap, which has been baiting one opposition figure after another.

Imagine That! Putin Might Not Be So Pure After All.

Matvey Ganapolskiy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Matvey Ganapolskiy

The opposition has legitimate grounds for suspicion: If Putin is so indifferent to worldly possessions, why is practically every key economic post filled by one of his pals?

NYET: Putin Opponents Vanish From Russian TV

New York Times | CLIFFORD J. LEVY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

On a talk show last fall, a prominent political analyst named Mikhail G. Delyagin had some tart words about Vladimir V. Putin. When the program was la...