Thousands rally in Moscow to demand release of jailed protesters

By |september 30th, 2019|Alexei Navalny, authoritarian regime, human rights, News, protests, Russia|

More than 20,000 Russians took to the streets of Moscow on Sunday (29 September) to demand the release of protesters jailed over the summer in what opponents of the Kremlin say is a campaign to stifle dissent.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Thousands rally in Moscow to demand release of jailed protesters

Russia’s ruling party loses a third of seats in Moscow election after protests

By |september 10th, 2019|Alexei Navalny, Crimea annexation, News, Russia, Russian elections, Vladimir Putin|

Russia’s ruling United Russia party, which supports President Vladimir Putin, has lost one third of its seats in the Moscow city assembly, final polling data cited by Russian news agencies showed on Monday (9 September), in an awkward setback for the Kremlin.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Russia’s ruling party loses a third of seats in Moscow election after protests

1,400 arrested at Moscow election protest, EU reacts

By |julij 29th, 2019|Alexei Navalny, democratic deficit, Emmanuel Macron, News, police violence, Russia, Vladimir Putin|

The EU denounced “disproportionate use of force against peaceful protesters” on Saturday (27 July), after Russian police arrested nearly 1,400 people as they gathered in Moscow at the weekend to demand free and fair elections, the biggest such crackdown in years.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za 1,400 arrested at Moscow election protest, EU reacts

European court says Navalny was a political prisoner

By |november 15th, 2018|Alexei Navalny, ECHR, human rights, News, Russia, Vladimir Putin|

The European Court of Human Rights ruled on Thursday (15 November) that Russia’s repeated arrests and detention of opposition leader Alexei Navalny were politically-motivated and breached his human rights, a decision certain to displease the Kremlin.

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Opposition chief Navalny barred from leaving Russia

By |november 13th, 2018|Alexei Navalny, human rights, News, Russia|

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny said Tuesday (13 November) he was prevented from flying out of Moscow for a European court ruling on whether his recent detentions have been politically motivated.

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Novaya Gazeta is sent funeral wreath and ram’s head in latest threats

By |oktober 23rd, 2018|Alexei Navalny, Evgeny Prigozhin, mafia, News, press freedom, Russia, Syrian war, trolls|

A funeral wreath, a severed ram's head and threatening notes were sent to the Novaya Gazeta's Moscow office this week in what the newspaper said in an editorial statement were the latest threats against its journalists.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Novaya Gazeta is sent funeral wreath and ram’s head in latest threats

Vladimir Putin: Uncontested ruler of his kingdom

By |marec 12th, 2018|Alexei Navalny, Crimea annexation, Foreign Affairs, News, Politics, Russia, Russian elections, Vladimir Putin|

Vladimir Putin’s popularity, 18 years after his accession to power, leaves no doubt about the outcome of the election in Russia taking place on 18 March. His popularity has been built on the systematic erosion of  his opponents' credibility. EURACTIV.fr reports.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Vladimir Putin: Uncontested ruler of his kingdom

Russia’s Navalny detained as protesters point to poll fraud threat

By |januar 29th, 2018|Alexei Navalny, authoritarian regime, News, Russia, Russian elections, Vladimir Putin|

Russian police wrestled opposition leader Alexei Navalny into a patrol wagon on Sunday (28 January) moments after he appeared at a rally to urge voters to boycott what he said would be a rigged presidential election in March.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Russia’s Navalny detained as protesters point to poll fraud threat

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

By |oktober 9th, 2017|Alexei Navalny, Dmitry Medvedev, News, Russia, Vladimir Putin|

Police detained more than 200 opposition activists on Saturday (7 October) for taking part in a wave of anti-Kremlin protests across Russia in support of jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny, ahead of a presidential election in March, a monitoring g...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za On Putin’s birthday, opposition activists protest, call for him to quit

Nearly 1,000 held as Navalny supporters protest across Russia

By |junij 13th, 2017|Alexei Navalny, human rights, News, press freedom, Russia, Vladimir Putin|

Authorities detained Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny and more than 1,000 of his supporters yesterday (12 June), as they mounted demonstrations across the nation against government corruption, coinciding with the National day.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Nearly 1,000 held as Navalny supporters protest across Russia