Russian lawyer Alexei Navalny has made a name for himself as an anti-Kremlin courruption-fighting blogger.
Alexei Navalny has been arrested several times for organizing mass protests against Russian President Vladimir Putin's government. Navalny wants to run for president in 2018, but the election commissioner has said prior convictions for embezzlement would mean his candidacy is in doubt. This page shows an automatic compilation of DW content.
Moscow's wave of protests has no leader, but 31-year-old Lyubov Sobol has emerged as one of its most visible protagonists. Instead of participating in a weekend protest, she was detained by police in the Russian capital.