Russia's second-most famous political prisoner is an LGBTQ artist known for her body-positive cartoons. Supporters say her arrest has chilling implications for women's rights in the country.
Doctors aren't letting Alexei Navalny's wife transport him to Germany, where an independent poison specialist could diagnose and treat him.
Anastasia Vashukevich rose to prominence after appearing in an online investigative documentary made by Russian opposition figure Alexey Navalny.
Navalny’s already been barred from running in the election following a corruption conviction he calls bogus, but this latest arrest could stop him from leading street protests against Putin during the election season.
“Shame on you, @instagram!,” Navalny tweeted. “@instagram decided to comply with Russian illegal censorship requests and deleted some content.”