Russian police have arrested more than 700 people at the country's biggest anti-government protest in five years. The protest was organized by Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, who is among those arrested.
Alexei Navalny wants to become Russia's president in 2018. Yet the election commissioner has said a prior conviction blocks his path to the Kremlin. Will the opposition politician grow tired and quit?
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been released after 20 days in detention for unauthorized protest. Police arranged the release to take place away from assembled journalists.
Anti-government protesters have gathered in 80 Russian cities to support jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny. Police detained over 262 people at the rallies which took place on Vladimir Putin's 65th birthday.
What is the state of the freedom of expression in Russia? And why is it so difficult for the Kremlin to deal with the country's revolutionary past? DW spoke to Russian historian and publicist Irina Sherbakova.
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