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1. Snow More!

In an unusual turn of events, students in Chelyabinsk protest for more snow in the upcoming year.

Tags: protest, snow, climate change, student, university, Chelyabinsk, weather
2. Remembering the Good Times, Lukashenko Style

An exhibit showing off the machine gun of our favorite mustached president (alongside other artifacts from August 2020 unrest) is currently gracing Minsk's Independence Palace.

Tags: politics, protest, belarus, lukashenko
3. Snowmen Acquitted!

All charges against a group of snowmen, embroiled in a recent controversy, have been dropped.

Tags: protest, snowman, navalny, arkhangelsk
4. Love in the Time of Protests

“…there was no direct violation of the law. Yes, individual people went out with flashlights. Fine. Maybe someone was in love. There was someone, maybe, who was protesting something. Someone was there just for company, not understanding the need to light a flashlight. But most importantly, they didn’t break the law. And so everything was calm.”

– Dmitriy Peskov spreading the love to Moscow activists on Valentine’s Day 2021.

Tags: valentine's day, love, peskov, protest, navalny
5. War of the Potties

“Shocking! You don’t say – a toilet, right in the home! And a double-sized bed. Even Putin sleeps more modestly, and has to go out into the yard of Gelendzhik [to do his business].”

– On February 7th, Twitter user Kön de Labre, Inostrannyj Agent, Jr. (@KStatator) bled concern for Putin’s modest living.

Tags: protest, politics, social media, putin, navalny, gelendzhik
6. A Pixelated Palace for Putin

Now you, too, can experience the glamor of Putin's Black Sea palace without the pricetag in the digital worlds of Minecraft.

Tags: games, putin, protest, Internet
7. Not a Snowball's Chance in Arkhangelskaya Oblast

One wouldn’t expect it to be an issue for a snowman to be left out in the cold, but in the village of Zachachye in Arkhangelsk Oblast, four such fellows were found wanting for warmth.

Tags: navalny, arkhangelsk, protest, snowman
8. 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
9. 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
10. What Happened in Khabarovsk?

How one sparsely-populated region in Russia's Far East became a hotbed of protests in 2020.

Tags: democracy, khabarovsk, Russian Far East, protest, politics

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