Journalists, analysts, and politicians respond to Vladimir Putin’s annual press conference.
Dec 21, 2012 | Continued
Solidarity activist Ilya Yashin gives his two cents on the new Coordination Council and the future of the united opposition.
Oct 28, 2012 | Continued
Organizers of a mass opposition march planned for June 12 promise it will go on as planned despite police raids on organizers’ apartments.
Jun 11, 2012 | Continued
Russian police broke up an opposition camp for distributing water and kvas, which authorities said they did not have proper documentation to distribute; Ilya Yashin was sentenced to ten days arrest.
May 20, 2012 | Continued
Solidarity co-leader Ilya Yashin was detained following a confrontation with pro-Kremlin youth group members at a protest in Astrakhan in support of hunger-striking oppositionists.
Apr 11, 2012 | Continued
Russian oppositionist Ilya Yashin speaks at UT-Austin on the future of the Russian opposition.
Apr 4, 2012 | Continued
The Agora human rights watchdog has recorded 850 cases of persecution against civil rights activists and NGOs in Russia in 2011, continuing an upward trend in such incidents since 2008.
Jan 28, 2012 | Continued
Two leading Russian oppositionists have been released from jail after being arrested at a Moscow protest against electoral fraud.
Dec 21, 2011 | Continued
Dozens of opposition activists have been detained in rallies for the constitutional right to free assembly across Russia, some of whom have reportedly suffered beatings by police.
Nov 1, 2011 | Continued
Opposition activists across Russia held rallies in defense of free assembly on Tuesday, with dozens detained in Moscow, St. Petersburg, and other cities.
May 31, 2011 | Continued