Tag Archive | opposition
openrussia: Кара-Мурза: прогноз на 5 марта Владимир Кара-Мурза-младший: 5 марта на улицах городов России мы увидим гораздо более массовые митинги, чем то, что мы видели в течение последних полутора месяцев. Translation: Vladimir Kara-Murza Jr.: March 5, on the streets of Russian cities, we see more mass rallies, than what we’ve seen over the past six weeks.
Voice of America recounts the growth of an opposition movement that is taking shape not just in Moscow, but all over Russia. Focusing on cities in Siberia, far from the epicenter of Russian political culture, the article brings to light the growing distrust in the current political system, the anti-fraud protests and questions of stability (“reform, not […]
euralmanac: On a freezing winter day last month, a tall man with blond hair walked up to a microphone in northern Moscow and began speaking to 80,000 people. This was not a rock concert or a football match. It was a demonstration against the government – the biggest in Russia since the fall of the […]
By Andrew E. Kramer and David M. Herszenhorn, NY Times, December 11, 2011 MOSCOW—Here is the rub for Vladimir V. Putin: The people who stood outside the Kremlin on Saturday, chanting epithets directed at him, are the ones who have prospered greatly during his 12 years in power. More here
ilnazmalyarevsky: They stole our country Russia: Statistics, Facts, Comments & Predictions (source – english, russian) Only 20% of people in Russia think that the situation is calm and wealthy. Over half the country’s citizens (51%) believe that Russia is going down the wrong road and only 38% of respondents say the believe the country is […]