Tag: Natalya Pelevina

Will the Russian Opposition Make it to the September Parliamentary Elections?

April 22, 2016

The Russian opposition made their first test of the upcoming fall elections in Barvikha, a prestigious suburb of Moscow where top Russian officials have their homes. When they uncovered obvious fraud there, they felt that Ella Pamfilova, the new head of the Central Elections Commission proposed by President Vladimir Putin

Russia Update: Searches Under Way of Open Russia Employees Related to 2003 Khodorkovsky Case

December 22, 2015

This morning searches are under way of employees of Mikhail Khodorkovsky’s Open Russia in Moscow and St. Petersburg in connection with the 2003 Apatit shares case. Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the Russian government’s foreign and domestic policies. The previous issue is here. […]