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Opposition Leader Navalny Loses House Arresr Appeal
On Monday, March 24, the Moscow City Court upheld a lower courts decision to place anti-corruption crusader and opposition activist Alexey Navalny under house arrest.
Russian Opposition Activist Navalny Jailed for 7 Days for Resisting Arrest
Anti-corruption activist and opposition leader Alexey Navalny will serve seven days in custody for resisting arrest at an unauthorized rally in central Moscow, a court ruled Tuesday.
Opposition Activists Detained in Moscow Over Rally for Freedom
Twenty-eight opposition activists were detained in central Moscow on Tuesday, December 31, during an unsanctioned rally calling for the government to uphold the constitutional right to free assembly.
Jailed Pussy Riot Member to End Term in a Hospital
Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, a jailed member of an anti-Kremlin Pussy Riot punk band, will serve the remainder of her sentence in a hospital, a penitentiary official told Russian press on Monday.
Jailed Pussy Riot Member Works in Prison School
Maria Alyokhina, an imprisoned Pussy Riot activist, works at a school in the penal colony where shes serving her sentence in Russias Nizhny Novgorod Region.
Chess Legend Kasparov Doesn't Plan to Return to Russia
Former chess grandmaster and opposition political activist Garry Kasparov has said he will not come back to Russia because his freedom to subsequently leave the country could be curtailed.
Another Suspect in "Bolotnaya Case" Arrested
On Monday, April 30, Moscow court sanctioned the arrest of a prominent Russian opposition and antifascist activist, Alexei Gaskarov, over last years May 6 mass riots.
Opposition Rally in Moscow Reminds of Arrested Activists
About 1000 people gathered on Saturday, April 6, in downtown Moscow in support of those arrested over last years clashes on Moscows Bolotnaya Square.
Russian Opposition Leader Faces New Allegations
On Wednesday, Russian opposition activist Aleksey Navalny was brought an accusation of faking documents allowing him to work as an attorney.
Russian Opposition Activist Placed Under House Arrest Over Protest Rally
One of Russia's opposition leaders, Sergey Udaltsov, has been placed under house arrest inciting violence during anti-government rally in May 2012.
Russian Opposition Activist Commits Suicide
An opposition activist, suspected of participating in unrest during an opposition rally in Moscow on May 6, 2012, committed suicide in a refugee center in Amsterdam.
'Extremist' Banner Appeared Opposite Kremlin
On Wednesday night, a banner with the symbols of extremist organizations was put up on a bridge opposite the Kremlin in Moscow by a group of unknown activists.
Russian Opposition Activist Charged with Fur Hats Stealing
Russian opposition activist, Leonid Razvozzhayev, was accused of an armed robbery in 1997, in addition to the recent charges of mass disorders organization.
Russian Protest Leader May Face 10 Years in Jail
Russian opposition activist Sergei Udaltsov may face up to 10 years behind bars on a charge of organizing mass disorder.
Russian Opposition Leader May Face 'Treason' Claims
On Monday, Russian opposition activist Sergei Udaltsov was summoned by investigators after an aired documentary film showed him as a violent revolutions supporter.
Russian Opposition Activist Cleared of Tax Evasion Charges
Russian socialite-turned-opposition activist Ksenia Sobchak was returned the money that had been confiscated during the probe on suspicion of tax evasion.
Kasparov May Face Jail Over Pussy Riot Support
Russian chess grandmaster and opposition activist Garry Kasparov can follow Pussy Riot to prison over a clash with police near the Khamovnichesky court on Friday.

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