Alexei Navalny has been disqualified from the Presidential race

Dec 25 2017

On December 25, the Central Election Commission of Russia (CEC) has released the decision to disqualify Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny from his presidential bid.

Navalny, who was convicted of fraud in a 2014 verdict that he called politicized, is not allowed to run for president under Russian electoral law, which bars anyone with a criminal conviction from seeking elected office.

After the decision of authorities was released, Navalny called on his supporters to begin voters strike and boycott the elections without competition.

Our latest efforts to counter Kremlin’s “festival of thiefdom” in the West

Dec 27 2017

In the last few months, we at Free Russia Foundation have made consistent efforts: to expose Kremlin’s corruption and subversive plans surrounding Gazprom’s Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline and to educate about agents of post-Soviet corruption in the West.

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Washington bill would rename street by Russian Embassy after Boris Nemtsov

Dec 07 2017

On Wednesday, Dec. 6, the Council of the District of Columbia held a public hearing on renaming a street in front of the Russian Embassy on Wisconsin Avenue to Boris Nemtsov Plaza, a gesture to honor the memory of Boris Nemtsov, the Russian opposition leader who was shot dead in Moscow in February 2015.

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How to Identify the Kremlin Ruling Elite and its Agents

Nov 16 2017

The Atlantic Council, a Washington-based think-tank, has proposed a set of criteria as the U.S. government compiles a list of corrupt Russian individuals and businesses with ties to the Kremlin.

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RT says it will register as a foreign agent in the U.S.

Nov 10 2017

RT, formerly known as “Russia Today”, a Russian state-funded website and television channel that operates as disinformation outlet for the Kremlin, will register with U.S. authorities as a foreign agent, its editor said Thursday.

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Maduro, Schröder, and the Rosneft. Energy Blog

Aug 15 2017

One of the key stories of last week was another major instance of political activity unrelated to business on the part of the Russian state-owned oil giant Rosneft.

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