Moscow’s Mayor Has Kissed Putin’s Ring
The leader of Russia’s capital was popular across the political spectrum—until the country’s most recent protests.
In Russia, Plan to Raise Pension Age Draws Protests
The government announced the change at start of the World Cup, when it was least likely to be noticed.
Anti-Putin Protesters Have Started Wrapping Themselves in the Russian Flag
The country’s leading opposition leader has made a bold move to claim the banner of patriotism for his movement.
Hundreds Detained Across Russia for Protesting Corruption on Russia Day
Teens and rubber ducks and detentions characterize this Russia Day.
Russian Environmental Activist on Engaging People Under Putin
In Russia, there’s surprisingly fertile ground for grassroots activism.
Recently Released Russian Activist Detained Again
Idar Dadin keeps running up against Russian laws criminalizing peaceful protests.
Today Marks an Important Anniversary for Rights in Russia. Few Remember It.
Why has the moment that began a movement been forgotten?