Tag: Alexei Navalny

Putin displays his nuclear weapons

by Sarah Hurst Russia’s military might is its crowning achievement, Vladimir Putin made clear today in his annual speech to the Federal Assembly, as he showed a series of videos of nuclear weapons and prototype weapons that he claimed have no parallel anywhere else in the world. The […]

Navalny joins Nemtsov march

by Sarah Hurst Alexei Navalny was just one of thousands of people who took part in the now-annual march in memory of Boris Nemtsov in Moscow today, ahead of the third anniversary of his murder on February 27. Smaller gatherings were also held in many cities around Russia. […]

Navalny and Volkov detained again

by Sarah Hurst Alexei Navalny was detained today on his way out of a dentist’s surgery. “My tooth hurt, I went to the dentist’s. I came out of the dentist’s – hello, second operative division, you’re detained. They’re taking me somewhere,” he tweeted. Earlier in the day the […]