Tag Archives: navalny

Russian police detain more than 170 in nationwide protests against war

Russian police detained 176 people on Saturday at protests against Moscow’s military operation in Ukraine, an NGO said. OVD-Info, which monitors arrests during protests, said police had detained at least 176 people during demonstrations in 14 cities in Russia. An Agence France-Presse journalist in Moscow witnessed more than 20 people …

Read More »

Ukraine: Putin keeps loyalty of Russian political elite despite outcry

President Vladimir Putin is for now holding on to the public loyalty of Russia’s political elite, despite the international outcry over the invasion of Ukraine and unprecedented sanctions.Russian artists and heavyweight media figures have spoken out against the war and even billionaire oligarchs have offered veiled criticism.But after almost a …

Read More »

Russia cracks down at home as its troops invade Ukraine

Police on Thursday detained more than 1,600 Russians who protested against Russia’s multipronged military operation in Ukraine, while authorities threatened to block media reports that contain what Moscow described as “false information”.In acts of cautious, but unusual dissent, Russian pop stars, journalists, a television comedian and a footballer opposed the …

Read More »