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Russians, in peaceful protest, call for Putin to quit - Arab News

Opposition supporters wait in queue outside the president's administrative office to deliver letters calling for Vladimir Putin not to stand for a fourth term in 2018, during a protest rally in Moscow on Saturday. (AFP). Related Articles. Japan's Abe ...and more »

Russian authorities ban Khodorkovsky's organization Open Russia as 'undesirable' - Amnesty International

Three NGOs founded by the former Russian prisoner of conscience and ardent Kremlin critic Mikhail Khodorkovsky and his allies were designated as “undesirable” by Russia's Prosecutor General's Office on Wednesday, just the latest in a longstanding ...and more »

Keep Your Eyes on the Protests in Russia's Provinces - Foreign Policy

While the world watches Moscow for signs of unrest, hundreds of small-scale protests are heating up in Putin's heartland. By Amie Ferris-Rotman. | April 28, 2017, 4:51 AM. Supporters of the Russian Communist Party attend a rally in central Moscow on ...and more »

Russian police raid opposition office - Deutsche Welle

Police have raided the Moscow office of a Russian group that's called protests for Saturday against President Vladimir Putin. Opposition figure Alexei Navalny was also doused with green fluid at his office. Russland Büro von Offenes Russland in Moskau ...and more »

Moscow outlaws Open Russia, other Khodorkovsky-backed NGOs - Deutsche Welle

Moscow has outlawed Open Russia and two other NGOs associated with former oil tycoon and Kremlin critic Mikhail Khodorkovsky. Open Russia has called for an anti-Putin protest this Saturday in Moscow. Mikhail Khodorkovsky (picture-alliance/dpa/Z ...and more »

Thousands of Russians Present Letters of Protest in Demonstrations - New York Times

MOSCOW — Thousands of Russians lined up in cities across their country on Saturday to present letters of protest at government offices, the second widespread show of public discontent in two months. The protests, initiated by the Open Russia ...and more »

Russian Protest Movement Says It Will Press On, Despite Federal Ban - Global Voices Online

Maria Baronova (left), Mikhail Khodorkovsky (bottom right), and the Open Russia team. Photo: Maria Baronova / Instagram. Despite being outlawed today by the Attorney General, opposition movement “Open Russia” says it's continuing all operations ...and more »

Dozens Detained In Nationwide Anti-Putin Protests In Russia - RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

MOSCOW -- Police detained dozens of people in several Russian cities as demonstrators joined a protest campaign urging Vladimir Putin not to run in the country's presidential election next year. The April 29 protests came just three days after ...and more »

Russia Bans Group Led by a Kremlin Critic as More Protests Loom - New York Times

MOSCOW — The Russian government moved on Wednesday to defang efforts to stage antigovernment rallies this weekend by blacklisting the coordinator, Open Russia, an organization founded by the Kremlin critic Mikhail B. Khodorkovsky. Although the main ...and more »

Dozens Arrested in Russian Protests Against Putin - Daily Beast

Interior Ministry officers detain a participant of an opposition protest, calling for Russian President Vladimir Putin not to run for another presidential term next year, in St. Petersburg, Russia, April 29, 2017. Protesters in cities across Russia on ...and more »