Tag: Politics

What are Alexei Navalny’s policies?

Banking Navalny has criticised the government for rescuing failing banks with taxpayers’ money. Business Navalny promises to reduce taxes on small business and regulation and make Russia’s economy less dependent on oil and gas. He would also cancel the Plato lorry drivers’ tax that sparked mass protests. Chechnya […]

Prison again

by Sarah Hurst Vladimir Putin raised the stakes last night by sending his opponent Alexei Navalny and Navalny’s campaign chief Leonid Volkov to prison for 20 days each. Banning Navalny from the presidential election on March 18 hasn’t stopped him from holding a series of rallies around Russia […]