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    Anti-corruption rally today in Russia's 150+ cities, the largest in 10 years. On photos: Novosibirsk, Barnaul, Rostov-on-Don, Omsk.

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    Moscow’s annual commemorative march for slain Putin critic Boris is a rare chance for Russia’s opposition to gather in force for a political rally. “Time to change the government!” people are chanting today. “One, two, three! Putin leave!”

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    5 years after the assassination of prominent Putin critic Boris Nemtsov, more than 22,000 people march in Moscow to continue his work: demand freedom for prisoners of conscience, rule of law and democracy in Russia.

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  4. Rally for the release of political prisoners today in Moscow. More than 25,200 people went through security scanners at the entrance

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    More than 47,000 people - double the number of a few weeks ago - protested in Moscow today. The Kremlin’s attempts to kill the pro-democracy movement are only making it stronger

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    In central , , protesters are chanting “Putin is a dickhead”. Over 630 protesters detained during a peaceful pro-democracy rally in central Moscow:

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  7. Rally against the isolation of Russian internet today in Moscow. Sign says: "Freedom is not extremism". Approx. 15300 have gone through security scanners at the entrance. More people gathered behind the entrance, because police blocked the passage at some point.

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  8. March in memory of Boris Nemtsov today in Moscow, four years after he was assassinated.

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    Ruslan Boshirov, the tourist who knows the height of Salisbury cathedral's spire, is actually a highly decorated colonel who Putin himself awarded Russia's highest honor in 2014. More amazing stuff from

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  10. Today's rallies against the rise of retirement age in Russia's 80+ cities. More photos from Moscow, Penza, Kaliningrad, Vladivostok. Leaflet says "Vote, work hard, fucking die".

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  11. Today's rallies against the rise of retirement age in Russia's 80+ cities. More photos from Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Tomsk, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk. Signs say "Putin is stealing our pensions!" and "Was born -> suffered -> died -> retirement".

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  12. In Murmansk today's rally was probably the largest in the history of the city.

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  13. Police was especially brutal today. Police and some other categories of workers were excluded from the rise of retirement age. Video from Moscow.

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  14. Today's rallies against the rise of retirement age in Russia's 80+ cities. More photos from Yaroslavl, Khabarovsk, Samara, Irkutsk. Signs say "Corruption steals the pension" and "Work hard, save money for the coffin".

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  15. Today's rallies against the rise of retirement age in Russia's 80+ cities. More photos from Krasnoyarsk, Nizhny Novgorod, Kazan, Arkhangelsk. Signs say "Work hard - pay taxes - die" and "Be a patriot! Die before retirement!"

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  16. Today's rallies against the rise of retirement age in Russia's 80+ cities. Photos from Moscow, Omsk, Novosibirsk, Saint Petersburg. Thread.

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  17. Today's rallies against the rise of retirement age in Russia's 30+ cities (that do not host the FIFA World Cup). Photos from Orenburg, Omsk, Komsomolsk-on-Amur, Kuvandyk. Kuvandyk is a town with a population of ~24000.

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    Russian police reportedly detained 1600 anti-Putin protesters across Russia on Saturday. This is what we witnessed in Moscow. Camera: Producer

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    My report from Moscow today, where it got very hairy at times. Number of arrests now over 1000, with nearly half in capital

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  20. More photos of today's protests from Vladivostok, Murmansk, Voronezh, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk.

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  21. Today's anti-Putin rally in Saint Petersburg, 2 days before the start of his 4th presidential term. People are chanting "Down with the tsar!"

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