Tag: Alexei Navalny

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Putin: Anti-Corruption Opposition Will Bring ‘Attempts at Coups’ to Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin announced during his extensive, traditional end-of-the-year press conference that he will abandon his United Russia Party and run as an independent in next year’s presidential race, taking time to insult his opponents as rabble-rousers who will foment chaos in Russia.

PARIS, FRANCE - MAY 20: In this photo illustration, a child spins a 'Hand Spinner' on May 20, 2017 in Paris, France. The 'Hand Spinner' is a toy that sits like a propeller on a person's finger, with blades that spin around a bearing. Since a month the 'Hand spinner' …

Russia Declares War on ‘Zombifying’ Fidget Spinners

The latest curious fad to sweep the world is the fidget spinner, a seemingly harmless toy that Russia’s government has determined is actually a sinister hypnotic weapon that turns young people into anti-Putin zombies.

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Putin Critic Alexei Navalny Cuts Off Monitor Bracelet

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, who has been under house arrest for alleged fraud involving a state lumber company, snipped off his monitoring bracelet with a pair of scissors and has refused to honor the arrest terms.