Opposition to Vladimir Putin in Russia
Opinion appears to be divided on a number of issues concerning the gradual easing of restrictions on public movement and commercial activity. This difference of opinion is even seen among the experts, as the scientific community is still somewhat in the dark about the new coronavirus. Every decision, therefore, carries a risk.
RFE/RL - Thousands of anti-Kremlin demonstrators have taken to the streets in Russia to protest the government's plan to raise the retirement age in rallies coinciding with regional and local elections nationwide, triggering tense confrontations with police and resulting in hundreds of detentions, according to a rights-monitoring group.