FindFace, a new facial-recognition technology developed by Russians is used in Russia both to capture wanted criminals — and deter opposition supporters from turning out to demonstrations.
Tag: Alexey Navalny
Update: Russian bombers flew near Alaska, prompting a US escort. Opposition leader Alexey Navalny was first told by authorities he could get a foreign passport to travel abroad, then told he could not travel. The previous issue is here. Recent Analysis and Translations: Novaya Gazeta on Threats of Retribution Against Journalists from Chechen Clergy over […]
The Russian reconaissance ship Liman crashed into a Turkish freighter and sank; 78 sailors on board were rescued. Anti-corruption campaigner Alexey Navalny was attacked and Khodorkovsky’s Open Russia was declared ‘undesirable’ and searched by the FSB’s Extremism Center.
Update: Alexey Navalny, opposition leader and organizer of a nation-wide anti-corruption march March 26 has been jailed for 15 days and his office closed by police; 13 staff and volunteers jailed for 5-25 days. The previous issue is here. Recent Analysis and Translations: ‘Hybrid Cyberwars’: Are the Russian Hackers’ Arrests About American or Internal Russian […]