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There are 30 item(s) tagged with the keyword "Navalny".

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11. Think Before You Post

The head of Russia's space agency was blocked on Facebook after commenting on a post in support of Navalny.

Tags: Internet, diplomacy, navalny, space, Roscosmos
12. No Beating Around the Bush

“These promotions are illegal. <...> Of course, we must talk about the illegality of the actions, not about detentions. I don't see any violation at all. What is it, are these our first arrests? These are not the first uncoordinated rallies. Usually this ends with someone drawing up a complaint of administrative offense and then they are released. I am sure that now, if there are no provocations or clashes with the police, the same will happen.”

– The refreshing honesty of Valeriy Fadeyev, the Head of the Human Rights Council under the President of Russia, calling it like it is in the midst of massive anti-corruption protests rocking Russia.

Tags: corruption, protest, Navalny
13. Opposition, not Operation Barbarossa

“Don’t feel sorry for us, we’re simply working. We adequately “met” the airplanes from Germany in 1941, and we will meet all aircraft in the year 2021. This year we will be 80 and we have already seen and survived a lot.”

– The Twitter account of Moscow's Vnukovo Airport, on the controversy surrounding the detention of opposition leader Alexei Navalny upon his arrival, drawing parallels to the Second World War.

Tags: great patriotic war, Navalny, Moscow, Vnukovo Airport
14. The Family Panties

Quarantine might have gotten many of us used to hanging around in our underwear, but Russian film director Vitaliy Mansky took his to the streets of Moscow.

Tags: protest, navalny, fsb, vitaliy mansky
15. What Went Wrong

“Maximum conspiracy – this is of utmost importance. No one must be seen.”

– Konstantin Kudryavtsev, suspected as one of the FSB agents responsible for the poisoning of opposition figure Alexei Navalny in August, in a phone call with Navalny
Tags: politics, opposition, fsb, navalny
16. Smoking Underpants

In an astonishingly brazen operation, opposition politician Alexey Navalny pulled the ultimate punk on FSB operative Konstantin Kudryavtsev, who allegedly tried to kill him.

Tags: fsb, putin, navalny
17. Nothing Suspicious Here...

In disappointing-but-not-altogether-unexpected news, a prominent Kremlin critic gets hit with tea-borne poisoning.

Tags: espionage, putin, politics, tea, navalny, corruption
18. Sad Smiles and Kremlin Corruption

Recounting a 2008 meeting with activist Alexei Navalny, before he rose to prominence.

Tags: opposition, dissidents, politics, navalny
19. "Eagles These Days Text Too Much," Said Putin (Or Did He?)

This week, eagles rack up data bills while Putin pontificates about AI and a restaurant operator starts Meatless Mondays.

Tags: punk music, television, navalny, restaurants, technology, vegans, putin
By Tiffany Zhu
20. Lawmakers versus Troublemakers

Russian law enforcement had a busy week, from taking on the ~high~ seas to putting rich jerks in their place.

Tags: cossacks, national anthem, Russian Far East, navalny
By Irina Bukharin

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