Since retiring from professional chess in 2005, Garry Kasparov has become one of the most prominent voices in Russia’s pro-democracy movement. On DW's Interview, he speaks his mind and calls Vladimir Putin a "dictator."
Journalist and former reality TV star Ksenia Sobchak is ready to take on President Vladimir Putin in Russia's upcoming election. But is she the face of the opposition or a Kremlin-approved critic?
Russia's leading critic of President Vladimir Putin was convicted of money laundering and fraud in 2014. The European Court of Human Rights has heavily criticized that decision in a new ruling.
Six months before Russia's presidential election, Vladimir Putin wants to show that he's just like everyone else. This time his strategy wound up as a failed attempt to reach out to young people, says DW's Yuri Rescheto.
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has said he was held by police as he left his home in Moscow to attend a rally. He has been arrested before for organizing what authorities called unauthorized public events.
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