Tag: Alexei Navalny

Navalny holds four more rallies

by Sarah Hurst This weekend Alexei Navalny held rallies in Perm, Vladimir, Nizhny Novgorod and Chelyabinsk. All were attended by large crowds in temperatures well below zero. In Perm, as previously in Izhevsk, residents of a building invited Navalny to speak on their property, circumventing local authorities. This […]

Irkutsk and Kemerovo rallies

By Sarah Hurst After filing his lawsuit against Vladimir Putin for refusing to give him permission for rallies, Alexei Navalny held two more successful rallies in Irkutsk and Kemerovo this weekend. He bypassed local authorities altogether by getting invitations to appear on private property. The owner of a […]

Tambov organisers jailed

By Sarah Hurst Campaigners for Alexei Navalny in Tambov, south of Moscow, are paying the price for organising his successful rally last Sunday. The coordinator of Navalny’s headquarters in the city, Diana Rudakova, has been jailed for seven days. Deputy coordinator Leonid Yarygin has been jailed for 25 […]