Tag Archive | russian opposition

Navalny smear campaign?

From RT: “Russia’s parliamentary majority party, United Russia, has dismissed as provocation a report that it hired PR specialists and bloggers to discredit popular anti-corruption campaigner Aleksei Navalny. ­The report about United Russia’s alleged activities appeared in the Monday edition of the Novaya Gazeta newspaper. The article quoted a source in a “large Moscow advertising […]

Russia’s Opposition Takes National Fight Local

It appears that the Russian opposition movement has switched its tactics from the national level to a grassroots outreach in generating support for political change. From Voice of America: “The arrival of Navalny and other leaders from Moscow is part of a new opposition strategy to take the fight for clean government to Russia’s regions.  […]