Tag: court cases against opposition

Russia Update: Volkov Calls ‘Politicized’ Prosecutor’s Attempt to Charge Him With ‘Media Obstruction’

October 13, 2015

Leonid Volkov, an opposition activist who organized independent monitoring of local elections and protested government harassment of alternative candidates is now facing a trumped-up case of “obstructing the media” for refusing to give an interview to pro-Kremlin TV channel LifeNews. Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in […]