Thursday 21 September 2017

Russia

Russia

Tens of thousands of protesters pressure Putin

Tens of thousands of protesters pressure Putin

Tens of thousands of flag-waving and chanting protesters called Saturday for a disputed parliamentary election to be rerun and an end to Vladimir Putin's rule, increasing pressure on the ...

Medvedev orders Russia poll inquiry, gets insults

Medvedev orders Russia poll inquiry, gets insults

President Dmitry Medvedev ordered an investigation on Sunday into allegations of fraud in Russia's parliamentary election, one day after tens of thousands of protesters demanded it be ann...

Vladimir Putin accuses Clinton of inciting protests in Russia

Vladimir Putin accuses Clinton of inciting protests in Russia

Vladimir Putin says Hillary Rodham Clinton's criticism of Russian parliamentary elections emboldened protesters. The incident may further damage already strained U.S.-Russia ties.

Russian Protesters Mobilize Via Social Networks, As Key Opposition Leaders Jailed

Russian Protesters Mobilize Via Social Networks, As Key Opposition Leaders Jailed

Ilya Klishin, a Moscow-based journalist and blogger, listed the "Saturday Revolution Square" opposition protest taking place on December 10 on Facebook after returning on December 6 from ...

Mikhail Gorbachev, Former Soviet Leader, Calls For New Election In Russia

Mikhail Gorbachev, Former Soviet Leader, Calls For New Election In Russia

Popular anger against Vladimir Putin's ruling party and alleged election fraud boiled over into a third straight night of protests Wednesday, and police in Russia's two largest cities arr...

Protests over Russian Elections Spread to More Cities

Protests over Russian Elections Spread to More Cities

with a little help from friends who need to keep Russia busy with internal issues, while the ambush on Syria, Lebanon and Iran in the midst: Protests against Sunday’s Duma elections are s...