World Sep 08

Moscow votes in protest-shadowed election

Residents of Russia's capital voted Sunday in a city council election shadowed by a wave of protests that saw the biggest demonstrator turnout in seven years and a notably violent police response.

World Aug 03

Moscow police detain more than 800 at protest, monitor says

Police in Moscow cracked down hard on an unsanctioned election protest for the second weekend in a row Saturday, detaining more than 800 people at a rally against the exclusion from city council contests of some independent and opposition candidates,…

World Jul 28

Nearly 1,400 detained in Moscow protest; largest in decade

Nearly 1,400 people were detained in a violent police crackdown on an opposition protest in Moscow, a Russian monitoring group said Sunday, adding that was the largest number of detentions at a rally in the Russian capital this decade.

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