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Thousands march through Moscow in support of jailed anti-Putin protesters

MOSCOW – Thousands of Russian opposition activists marched through Moscow on Wednesday, decrying President Vladimir Putin’s authoritarian rule and calling for the release of people they consider political prisoners. 470 more words



MOSCOW — Tens of thousands of Russians flooded Moscow’s tree-lined boulevards Tuesday in the first massive protest against President Vladimir Putin’s rule since his inauguration in May – a rally that came even as police interrogated key opposition leaders. 913 more words


Russia Opposition Protests: Anti-Putin Demonstrators March In Moscow


MOSCOW — Prominent Russian novelists and poets led a street protest by more than 10,000 people in Moscow on Sunday without obtaining the required permit, and police did not intervene. 571 more words


Vladimir Putin Slams Opposition: 'Those Who Lose Never Like Their Defeat'

MOSCOW — A jubilant Vladimir Putin on Wednesday shrugged off opposition claims that his presidential election victory was unfair and marred by fraud, saying any violations were not significant enough to affect the vote’s outcome. 550 more words


Russia's Political Protests

Massive protests usually coincide with tough economic times. We saw it in the Soviet Union. We witnessed it in Tunisia and in Egypt.

So can we use the same explanation as to why tens of thousands of people have been taking to the streets in Moscow? 555 more words

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Fall of the USSR, 20 Years Ago. Who cares?

The Soviet Union was dissolved on Christmas Day 20 years ago. Is anyone celebrating?

I’d just left the Moscow a few days before, after a spending a bewildering autumn and early winter there. 494 more words