Protests continue in Russia, demand ‘Free Navalny!’

Vol. 85/No. 6 - February 15, 2021

For the second week in a row, tens of thousands demonstrated against Russian President Vladimir Putin, defying a police crackdown Jan. 31. The protests, demanding the release from prison of Alexei Navalny, Putin’s main bourgeois political opponent, are the most…

Mass protests across Russia demand ‘Free Alexei Navalny’

Vol. 85/No. 5 - February 8, 2021
Protesters in over 100 Russian cities Jan. 23, including St. Petersburg, above, demand freedom for opposition leader Alexei Navalny, protest growing repression by regime of Vladimir Putin.

Despite a brutal police crackdown, tens of thousands rallied in over 100 Russian cities across the country Jan. 23 demanding freedom for Alexei Navalny, the most prominent bourgeois opposition politician in the country, who was arrested days earlier. It was…

Protests in Russia Far East rock Putin government

Vol. 84/No. 32 - August 17, 2020

Tens of thousands of working people in Khabarovsk, a city of 600,000 in Russia’s Far East, demonstrated Aug. 1, above, over the Kremlin’s July 9 arrest of elected Provincial Gov. Sergei Furgal. The protests have continued for weeks, initially calling…