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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
Anti-Putin Protests

Nemtsov: Prague denies renaming square to troll Moscow

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Boris Nemtsov was shot dead in February 2015 as he walked through central Moscow with his girlfriend Politicians in Prague have denied they are trolling Moscow by renaming a square in memory of Boris Nemtsov - a murdered critic of President Putin. The square…
bubmag
February 24, 2020