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'Fierce and angry' protest tattoos from a Russia prison

Tattoos are very popular in Russia, and have become a means of protest for some.<p>When Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny's brother Oleg was jailed more than three years ago, he began designing tattoos for those wanting to show their solidarity with prisoners.<p>Four people told BBC Russian about …

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Protests across Russia over pension reforms

Plan to lift the pension age has drawn widespread criticism with the opposition leader Alexei Navalny calling for mass protests.<p>Protests have been held across Russia against the government's decision to lift the pension age.<p>The plan has drawn widespread criticism and opposition leader Alexei …

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Russian opposition leader Navalny's brother freed from jail

The brother of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was released from prison on Friday after serving a 3½-year term on fraud charges.

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Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny released from custody

MOSCOW – Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny walked free Thursday after spending 30 days in custody for staging an unsanctioned protest, noting with sarcasm that a Moscow jail where he was held has received a massive facelift ahead of the World Cup.<p>Navalny, President Vladimir Putin’s most …

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Russian Opposition Leader Navalny Released From Jail

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was freed Thursday after serving a 30-day jail sentence for his role in organizing massive protests against …

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Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny freed from jail

After release he claimed then retracted that jail was refurbished ready for foreign World Cup fans<p>Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny walked free on Thursday after spending 30 days in custody for staging an unsanctioned protest.<p>Soon after his release Navalny said in an Instagram post that the …

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Kremlin Critic's Spokeswoman Jailed for 25 Days

A Moscow court sentenced Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny's spokeswoman to 25 days in jail on Wednesday for her role in organizing nationwide …

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Navalny Jailed for 30 Days for Organizing Anti-Putin Protests

Navalny organized demonstrations in dozens of Russian cities on May 5.

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Russian court sentences Alexei Navalny to 30 days in prison

A Russian judge on Tuesday sentenced opposition leader Alexei Navalny to 30 days in prison for leading a protest against President Vladimir Putin.

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Russian opposition leader Navalny jailed for 30 days over protest

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was sentenced to 30 days in jail by a Moscow court on Tuesday for his role in organising nation-wide protests against President Vladimir Putin on May 5.<p>Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who was detained at a recent protest called …

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Police detain protesters ahead of Putin's inauguration

Almost 1,600 people were held in 27 cities across Russia at protests against president, which were organised by opposition politician Alexei Navalny …

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Alexei Navalny Released From Police Custody Ahead of Putin's Inauguration

"Apparently the order came down not to 'jail me before the (Putin) inauguration."

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Russian Opposition Leader Released After Protests

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been released from a detention center, but faces two charges for organizing a rally and resisting …

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Alexei Navalny released from prison after leading anti-Putin rally

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was released from prison early Sunday morning after being arrested during a protest against President …

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The Latest: Over 1,000 arrested in anti-Putin protests

MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on anti-Putin protests in Russia (all times local):<p>6:40 p.m.<p>A group that monitors political repression in Russia says more than 1,000 people have been arrested in a day of nationwide protests against the upcoming inauguration of Vladimir Putin for a new six-year term as …

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Anti-Putin protests sweep across Russia

Russian police officers detain a protester during an unauthorized anti-Putin rally called by opposition leader Alexei Navalny on May 5, 2018 in Saint Petersburg, two days ahead of Vladimir Putin's inauguration for a fourth Kremlin term. OLGA MALTSEVA/AFP/GETTY IMAGES<p>Opposition supporters attend an …

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Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny arrested at anti-Putin protest

<b>Moscow (CNN) —</b> Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was detained by police Saturday shortly after arriving at a protest against President Vladimir Putin in Moscow, his official Facebook page said.<p>Navalny's team, which organized the protest in Moscow and several other cities in Russia, told CNN …

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Russian Police Arrest Opposition Leader Alexei Navalny and Hundreds Others as Anti-Putin Protests Boil Over

(MOSCOW) — Russians angered by the impending inauguration of Vladimir Putin to a new term as president demonstrated throughout the country on …

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Russian police detain opposition leader Alexei Navalny, 1,000 anti-Putin protesters

More than 1,000 protesters including top opposition leader Alexei Navalny were detained on Saturday during nationwide rallies against Vladimir …

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Putin opponent arrested at protests in Moscow

Alexei Navalny, an anti-corruption campaigner and a political opponent to Russian president Vladimir Putin, was arrested Saturday.

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INSIGHT: Russia's Navalny among scores detained | Reuters.com

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was detained by police on Saturday after arriving at a rally in central Moscow to protest against President Vladimir Putin. It's been reported that scores of other protesters have also been arrested for their involvement across the country.<p>▲ Hide Transcript<p>▶ …

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Demonstrators protest across Russia ahead of Putin inauguration

Protests erupted across Russia ahead of President Vladimir Putin's inauguration. Opposition leader Alexei Navalny was detained along with 1,200 other anti-Putin demonstrators.

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Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny detained at Moscow protest - ally

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was detained by police on Saturday after arriving at a rally in central Moscow to protest against President Vladimir Putin, an ally of the politician said.<p>Navalny had called on Kremlin critics to take to the streets on Saturday ahead of …

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Russian Opposition Leader arrested in anti-Putin protests in Moscow

Russian Opposition Leader Alexei Navalny has been arrested as police crackdown on an anti-Vladimir Putin protest in Moscow. Mr. Navalny called for …

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Russia: Opposition leader Alexei Navalny, activists detained ahead of Vladimir Putin’s inauguration

Anti-Kremlin activists protested at a rally in Moscow against Putin’s fourth term as president.<p>Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and hundreds …

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Alexei Navalny and scores more arrested at anti-Putin rally – video

Police arrest the Russian opposition leader and others protesting across the country against Vladimir Putin. Navalny had called on Kremlin critics to take to the streets and register their opposition ahead of Putin's inauguration for a fourth presidential term

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Anti-Putin leader Alexei Navalny one of 1,600 arrested

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was arrested Saturday during a protest against President Vladimir Putin in at Pushkinskaya Square in Moscow.

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Paper plane protesters urge Russia to unblock Telegram app

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Thousands of people marched through Moscow, throwing paper planes and calling for authorities to unblock the popular Telegram instant messaging app on Monday.<p>Protesters chanted slogans against President Vladimir Putin as they launched the planes - a reference to the app's …

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Russia's Supreme Court rules against Navalny

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld a criminal conviction against opposition leader Alexei Navalny and his brother.<p>The 2014 …

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Sport<p>England manager Gareth Southgate says winning the World Cup would make his players even bigger heroes than the 1966 generation because of …

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