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Russia faces to watch: Alexei Navalny

Russia faces to watch: Alexei Navalny | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
The anti-corruption blogger who has become an unofficial leader of the opposition.
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Bill to Raise Protest Fines Faces Opposition in Duma

Bill to Raise Protest Fines Faces Opposition in Duma | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
The three opposition factions in the Russian State Duma questioned the need for a bill that would steeply increase fines for illegal protest activity, but the draft legislation has the support of the ruling United Russia party, which has a slim...
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Russia’s opposition movement tested in southern city

Russia’s opposition movement tested in southern city | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
ASTRAKHAN, Russia — For almost four weeks, few people in this onetime caviar capital in southern Russia knew that an opposition mayoral candidate here had been on a hunger strike to protest an election he says was stolen from him.
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Putin’s Regime Won’t End Without an Opposing Vision

Putin’s Regime Won’t End Without an Opposing Vision | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
Vladimir Putin’s return to the Russian presidency represents much more than a setback for the country’s protest movement. It is a major defeat.

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The History of a Yukos CEO | Russia | RIA Novosti

The History of a Yukos CEO | Russia | RIA Novosti | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it

collection of articles chronicling the arrest, trial, and imprisonment of Mikhail Khordorkovsky and his oppostion to the Kremlin.

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What Lies Beneath Russia's Latest Round of Protests

What Lies Beneath Russia's Latest Round of Protests | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
The opposition managed to call out crowds to remind Putin that it was still unappeased.
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Mayor’s race in Russia an opportunity for the opposition

Mayor’s race in Russia an opportunity for the opposition | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
An anti-corruption candidate in Yaroslavl is an early test of an effort by Russia’s opposition to turn its attention to local politics.
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