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Russia jails opposition leader after hundreds detained for protest

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 21:14

Russia on Tuesday jailed opposition protest leader Alexei Navalny for `disobeying police` after more than 400 people were detained at a demonstration in central Moscow.

Thousands of anti-Putin protesters march in Moscow

Last Updated: Monday, February 03, 2014, 23:12

Several thousand protesters marched through central Moscow on Sunday to call for the release of 20 people who were arrested after clashes between police and demonstrators in May 2012.

Trial of Putin foe Navalny begins, swiftly adjourned

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 17, 2013, 12:13

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny Wednesday went on trial on charges he says were ordered by President Vladimir Putin but the process was swiftly adjourned to allow the defence more time to prepare.

Shrinking Putin protests seek new spark

Last Updated: Sunday, March 11, 2012, 16:24

Russia`s protest movement is looking for new tactics to pose a more serious challenge to Vladimir Putin.

‘Hundreds protest Russian activist`s detention’

Last Updated: Friday, December 30, 2011, 00:21

Demonstrators chanted "freedom for political prisoners!", but organisers warned the demonstrators.