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On June 4, Alexei Navalny's birthday, demonstrators took to the streets to demand his release.
Over 600 medical workers signed an open letter demanding to provide medical care to the opposition politician and stop sending him to punitive confinement.
The Russian government has begun instituting martial law and evacuating residents in its newly-"annexed" Ukrainian territories.
Russia is looking for 52,000 new cops to serve in territories recently taken from Ukraine.
The Russian state is preparing to pass new laws banning "gay propaganda" after a recent book led to public outrage.
A working group of the Russian State Duma has compiled a list of cultural figures who have denounced the war in Ukraine. They can either "repent" or quit their jobs.
Eighty years ago, the Kremlin towers acquired their first stars, gleaming with gold and diamonds. But meticulously collected records show that on those same days, people were being arrested and sentenced across the country. On this Day of Memory for Victims of Political Repression, we recall a few of their names.
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