Russian President Vladimir Putin has fielded questions from young people on live television in an effort to win support among the nation's youth. Teenagers have been turning out droves at opposition protests.
Opposition politician Alexei Navalny has been barred from running for president in Russia. In an interview with DW's Zhanna Nemtsova, he explains why he is calling for a boycott of the country's upcoming election.
Alexei Navalny is seen as one of Russia's most influential opposition politicians, but he has been barred from running for president in March. Now he has urged his supporters to boycott the vote.
Seven candidates are challenging Vladimir Putin in Russia's presidential election, with old pros and unconventional newcomers among them. Do any stand a chance of winning, or are they Kremlin-backed campaigns for show?
Instagram has removed posts related to Alexei Navalny's accounts of a meeting between a Russian deputy prime minister and billionaire tycoon. Russia's communications watchdog also blocked access to his website.
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