Tag: Tambov

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 […]

Navalny holds three more rallies

By Sarah Hurst Alexei Navalny held three more election rallies this weekend, in Ivanovo, Kursk and Tambov. The Kremlin apparently wants to view some rallies to see how they go while at the same time maintaining pressure on Navalny himself and anyone who campaigns for him. Today several […]

Nationwide crackdown

by Sarah Hurst The crackdown on Navalny campaigners continued today, with coordinator of the St. Petersburg headquarters Polina Kostyleva appearing in court charged with organising an unauthorised rally on October 7. Kostyleva was detained on Tuesday when police raided the HQ, then released before trial. She was of […]