For the first time, Russia’s internet generation is getting political and they’re using social media to challenge the Kremlin.
The District of Columbia Council is considering a law that would change the name of the block in front of the Russian Embassy in remembrance of the former Russian dissident. The Kremlin is not amused.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has held talks with his Syrian counterpart Bashar Assad, the Kremlin has revealed. Assad thanked Russia for its support in "fighting terrorism in Syria."
The leaders of Russia, Turkey and Iran have met in Sochi to discuss strategy in Syria. Meanwhile, some parts of the Syrian opposition forces met in Saudi Arabia ahead of UN-backed peace talks.
Police in Moscow have detained over 200 people who took part in an "unauthorized" anti-Putin march. One day prior, dozens were detained at another nationalist anti-Kremlin rally to mark Russia's Day of National Unity.
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