Blogger And Opposition Leader Feels Weight Of Putin's Law

By charging a rock group with hooliganism and opposition blogger with corruption, the Kremlin is sending a clear signal to the opposition.Amiel Ungar, 8/2/2012, 1:27 PM

Putin Closes the Door on Efforts to Placate the Protesters

Vladimir Putin effectively ruled out the chance of further talks with demonstrators and belittled them as leaderless and clueless.Aryeh ben Hayim, 12/27/2011, 7:47 PM

Russian Protesters Do not Trust Medvedev and the System

If outgoing Russian President Dimitry Medvedev hoped to sway the protesters by offering reforms he did not succeed.Amiel Ungar, 12/25/2011, 4:01 AM

Prokhorov Could Be a Game Changer Provided He Is Genuine

If New Jersey Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov is really an independent leader he can influence Russian politics.Amiel Ungar, 12/15/2011, 12:07 PM

They Got Together in a Demonstration but Can They Stay United

One demonstration does not make a spring. The opposition must demonstrate cohesiveness or succumb to divide and rule.Amiel Ungar, 12/12/2011, 5:43 AM

50,000 Protest Putin's Rule in Moscow

In the biggest protests since the fall of the Soviet Union, some 50,000 people approached the Kremlin to protest the rule of Vladimir Putin.Chana Ya'ar, 12/10/2011, 8:20 PM