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Putin Hasn't Been Vaccinated With Sputnik V Yet But Our Correspondent Got The Shot

Saturday, February 13, 2021

The president hasn't yet signed up but 2.2 million Russians have been vaccinated, countries are signing up for doses — and our Moscow reporter rolled up his sleeve.

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What It's Like To Get Russia's Sputnik V COVID-19 Vaccine

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Like many Russians, NPR's Moscow Correspondent Lucian Kim thought long and hard about whether he should get the Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine. He finally decided to go ahead on Wednesday.

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Navalny's Arrest Triggers Release Of Pent-up Anger With The Kremlin

Tuesday, February 09, 2021

Recent protests in Russia demanding the release of opposition leader Alexei Navalny spread well beyond Moscow, and revealed a wider dissatisfaction with the Kremlin.

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Kremlin Critic Navalny Sent To Prison On Old Conviction

Tuesday, February 02, 2021

Alexei Navalny was arrested when he returned to Russia after recovering from poisoning, which he blames on Russia's president. He says the accusations against him are politically motivated.

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Russians Return To The Streets To Demand Alexei Navalny's Release

Monday, February 01, 2021

Protests gripped Russia for a second weekend in a row as thousands ignored warnings of a mass crackdown and took to the streets to demand the released of jailed opposition leader Navalny.

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Thousands Of Russians Arrested In Anti-Putin Protests

Sunday, January 31, 2021

More protests are expected across Russia on Sunday by supporters of detained opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who could be facing years in prison after a court hearing on Tuesday.

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Russians Take To Streets For A Second Week Of Protests In Support Of Alexei Navalny

Sunday, January 31, 2021

here are fears of more violence, arrests, and repression in Russia as supporters of Alexei Navalny hold a second wave of protests calling for his release from prison.

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Protests For Navalny In Russia Represent A Generational Divide

Friday, January 29, 2021

The gap is widening between President Vladimir Putin and young Russians who weren't born when he took power. That split is most visible on social media, which Putin famously shuns.

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Biden Has His 1st Conversation With Russian Counterpart Putin

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

The different statements issued by Moscow and Washington after Tuesday's call between Presidents Biden and Vladimir Putin showed where the two can cooperate and where they will likely clash.

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Russian Protesters Demand Alexei Navalny's Release From Prison

Monday, January 25, 2021

Demonstrators in Russia braved extreme cold, police brutality and mass arrests, calling for the release of the opposition leader, who was detained last week shortly after returning to the country.

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Protests Erupt Across Russia Demanding Release Of Alexei Navalny

Sunday, January 24, 2021

Protestors marched in cities all over Russia in support of jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny.

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Mass Protests In Russia Call For Alexei Navalny's Release

Saturday, January 23, 2021

Protests are sweeping across Russia and hundreds have been detained. Demonstrators calling for opposition leader Alexei Navalny to be released. He was arrested last week, upon his return to Moscow.

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Putin Uses Russia's COVID-19 Vaccine To Increase Its Global Influence

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Putin oversaw efforts to develop a vaccine, and now he's rushing to get it to his fellow citizens. It's also being used to increase Russia's influence in eastern Europe, the Balkans and elsewhere.

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After Arrest, Kremlin Critic Navalny Calls On Supporters To 'Take To The Streets'

Monday, January 18, 2021

Alexei Navalny was arrested Sunday after arriving back in Russia from Germany, where he had been recovering from nerve agent poisoning. A judge ordered that he remain in custody for 30 days.

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Kremlin Critic Detained After Returning To Russia Following Poisoning

Monday, January 18, 2021

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was detained upon arrival in Moscow on Sunday — five months after he had been poisoned. He had been recuperating in Germany since the summer.

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Kremlin Opposition Leader Alexei Navalny Detained Upon Russia Return

Sunday, January 17, 2021

Kremlin critic and opposition leader Alexei Navalny was detained shortly after landing in Moscow on Sunday, months after he was poisoned by a rare nerve agent.

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Putin Promotes Homegrown COVID-19 Vaccine, But Most Russians Are Skeptical

Thursday, December 24, 2020

The Russian leader has touted Sputnik V, as the vaccine is known, but more than half of Russians say they don't want to take it.

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Poll: More Than Half Of Russians Don't Want To Get Vaccinated

Thursday, December 24, 2020

Russian President Vladimir Putin is touting the effectiveness of his country's COVID-19 vaccine, but most ordinary Russians seem reluctant to take it.

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Russia's Reaction To Allegations Of Cyberattack On U.S. Federal Agencies

Tuesday, December 22, 2020

U.S. officials believe Russia is behind the massive hack of government agencies. NPR discusses what Russia is trying to achieve with this hacking effort and how it has perfected its cybercapabilities.

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Putin And Biden Signal Chilly Relations To Come

Monday, December 21, 2020

As the president-elect vows to get tough on Moscow, analysts say Russia's leader wants to show he'll take the fight to Washington — and his congratulations delay was just the latest sign.

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