2018 Russian Presidential Elections

2018 Russian Presidential Elections News

Russian Opposition leader Alexei Navalny arrested amid country wide protests of presidential election
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Russian Opposition leader Alexei Navalny arrested amid country wide protests of presidential election

Russian Opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been arrested in Moscow as protest demonstrations called by him took place across the country. He has called on supporters to continue the demonstrations despite his arrest Sunday.

Russian police break into Opposition leader Alexei Navalny's offices using saw, detain several members of his team
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Russian police break into Opposition leader Alexei Navalny's offices using saw, detain several members of his team

Russian police broke into the Moscow headquarters of top Opposition leader Alexei Navalny using a saw, and detained several members of his team, his aides said.

Russian Presidential Election: Anti-corruption crusader Alexei Navalny hopes to tap into popular discontent against Vladimir Putin
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Russian Presidential Election: Anti-corruption crusader Alexei Navalny hopes to tap into popular discontent against Vladimir Putin

As the most serious challenger during Vladimir Putin's 18 years in power, Alexei Navalny has endured arrests, show trials and facefuls of green antiseptic that damaged his vision.

Socialite-turned-politician Ksenia Sobchak, 'Russia's Paris Hilton', is the unlikely presidential challenger to Vladimir Putin
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Socialite-turned-politician Ksenia Sobchak, 'Russia's Paris Hilton', is the unlikely presidential challenger to Vladimir Putin

Ksenia Sobchak announced her decision to run for Russian presidential elections in 2018 on Wednesday.