2017 Russian protests
At least 260 people have been arrested while protesting against Vladimir Putin in Moscow while people in five other cities are also detained. The protests were organized by the Artpodgotovka movement founded by Vyacheslav Maltsev.
The protesters are believed to be linked to nationalist politician Vyacheslav Maltsev.
Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny is arrested by police at a protest rally in Moscow. His arrest comes shortly after police raid the headquarters of his unregistered Progress Party in an apparent attempt to disrupt online broadcasts of opposition rallies against Vladimir Putin, while police say they were looking for a bomb. Navalny is released from police custody without charge late Sunday but needs to appear in court later. 2018-01-28 (Context: Moscow, Vladimir Putin)
Russian police arrest 290 protesters calling on President Vladimir Putin to resign. 2017-10-7 (Context: 2017 Russian protests, Vladimir Putin)
Hundreds of people are detained at anti-corruption protest rallies in Moscow and St. Petersburg and many other towns, including opposition leader Alexei Navalny. 2017-06-12 (Context: 2017 Russian protests, Moscow)
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who later had to cut short his visit to Moscow because of terrorist attacks on the Philippine southern island of Mindanao, tells Russia President Vladimir Putin that the Philippines is looking to Russia for modern arms to fight ISIL. 2017-05-22 (Context: Moscow, Vladimir Putin)
A fire at a warehouse in Moscow, Russia, kills at least 17 people, all migrant workers from Kyrgyzstan. The Investigative Committee of Russia, which reports directly to President Vladimir Putin, says a criminal inquiry has been launched. 2016-08-27 (Context: Moscow, Vladimir Putin)