Oleg Navalny taken to Moscow's Butyrka jail

Russia's Federal Penal Service (FSIN) confirmed that Oleg Navalny had been put in Moscow's Butyrka detention center after he and his brother opposition activist Alexei Navalny were convicted on Tuesday of large-scale fraud and money laundering

Navalny's Twitter says he is heading for Manezhnaya Square despite house arrest

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who was given a suspended sentence of 3 years and 6 months in prison earlier on Tuesday in a criminal case dealing with embezzlement from the French cosmetics firm Yves Rocher, has said on Twitter that he is heading for Manezhnaya Square in Moscow, where his supporters reportedly planned to gather on Tuesday evening

Organizers of pro-Navalny rally issued with caution

Moscow prosecutors have issued a caution to the organizers of a rally held in support of the opposition activist Alexei Navalny and a march from Pushkinskaya Square as far as Academician Sakharov Avenue, the Russian Prosecutor General's Office told Interfax on Friday

State Prosecutor seeks ten-year prison term for Navalny

The State Prosecutor on Friday asked Moscow's Zamoskvoretsky Court to find Russian opposition activist Alexei Navalny guilty and to sentence him to ten years in prison for money laundering and defrauding a Russian subsidiary of the French cosmetics company Yves Rocher out of about 26 million rubles, an Interfax correspondent has reported

Is the protest movement dead?

Is the protest movement dead?

December 16, 2014 Ilya Krol, Yevgeny Levkovich, special to RBTH

Street politics in decline as 
reform agenda loses appeal

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