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Anti-Putin Protests

Anti-Putin Protests

Anti-Putin Protester Claims Cops Beat Her Up In Station

-17 Anti-Putin Protester Claims Cops Beat Her Up In Station A teenage female activist who was arrested during ant-Putin protests has claimed that she was beaten up by Russian cops while under arrest. Vera Oleynikova, 19, was arrested in the western Russian capital Moscow during protests against Vladimir Putin, 67,…
bubmag
March 23, 2020
Anti-Putin Protests

‘Unit 29155’: Putin’s assassination squad — suspected of killings all over Europe — received diplomatic cover from the Russian mission in Switzerland

Unit 29155, the Russian assassination squad operating with impunity across Europe, received diplomatic cover from the Russian mission in Switzerland.Unfortunately, one of the main suspects relocated back to Russia before authorities could detain him. "We were not thrilled that these activities hit the media when they did because we were watching…
bubmag
March 16, 2020
Anti-Putin Protests

Mikhail Gorbachev Becomes Leader of the Soviet Union (1985)

"Gorbachev" redirects here. For other people with the surname, see Gorbachev (surname). This name uses Eastern Slavic naming customs; the patronymic is Sergeyevich and the family name is Gorbachev. Mikhail GorbachevМихаил Горбачёв 1st President of the Soviet Union In office 15 March 1990 – 25 December 1991 Prime Minister Nikolai RyzhkovValentin…
bubmag
March 11, 2020
Anti-Putin Protests

The Long Roots of Our Russophobia

For the last five years, the American media has been filled with scurrilous articles demonizing Russian President Vladimir Putin. Putin has been accused of every crime imaginable, from shooting down airplanes, to assassinating opponents, to invading neighboring countries, to stealing money to manipulating the U.S. president and helping to rig…
bubmag
March 6, 2020
Anti-Putin Protests

2012: Pussy Riot

With colorful ski masks, explicit lyrics and mosh pit–ready dance moves, the feminist collective known as Pussy Riot grew out of the protest movement that peaked in Moscow in early 2012, the first street-level challenge to the reign of Russian President Vladimir Putin. The group’s viral videos mixed punk rock…
bubmag
March 5, 2020
Anti-Putin Protests

VIDEO: Russian opposition leader marches in Putin protest

Video: Kremlin critic accuses Russian authorities of freezing his family's bank accounts and says even his son's pocket money has disappeared from one account  Russian opposition leader Alexi Navalny attends political march in Moscow. The march is both a tribute to assassinated leader Boris Nemtsov and anti-Putin protest. Share this…
bubmag
March 3, 2020
Anti-Putin Protests

US envoy salutes anti-Putin rally in Moscow

Washington (AFP) - A US envoy on Monday hailed the thousands of Russians who took to the streets to criticize President Vladimir Putin, saying they showed bravery.Russia's opposition called the rally in central Moscow on Saturday, the fifth anniversary of the assassination of leading liberal Boris Nemtsov, to warn Putin…
bubmag
March 2, 2020