Produced by RFE/RL's Russian Service
29 February 2020
Thousands Rally In Moscow To Mark Nemtsov Killing Anniversary
06 December 2019
Russian Activist Blogger Gets Suspended Sentence After Anti-Putin Videos
A popular Russian blogger has received a suspended three-year sentence for "inciting extremism on the Internet" in his calls for protests against President Vladimir Putin and his government. Yegor Zhukov was hailed as a hero by his supporters on the steps of a Moscow courthouse.
31 August 2019
Sobol At Moscow Protest: 'Repression Will Not Work'
Thousands of Russians marched in central Moscow as opposition activists defied authorities' warnings and pushed ahead with a protest focused on upcoming city council elections. The August 31 action was the latest in a series of confrontations between liberal activists and Moscow city authorities -- and the Kremlin. A leading opposition figure, Lyubov Sobol, speaking to journalists during the protest, said that repression will not work and also called on Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin to resign.
05 August 2019
No One Safe As Moscow Police Lash Out
24 May 2019
'I Saw The Executioner': Preserving The Names Of Stalin's Polish Victims
The Moscow-based rights group, Memorial, is to publish a book naming more than 6,000 executed Polish prisoners buried in 1940 in the village of Mednoye, near the Russian city of Tver. The killings were part of a mass execution of nearly 22,000 Polish officers ordered by Soviet leader Josef Stalin.