Rallying for Support

All they wanted was a discussion, but all they got were fists and clubs. Following last weekend’s Day of Dissent, Russia’s opposition insists that the crackdown on dissidents is intensifying, making it virtually impossible to speak up and hold protests against the government.

“We have to get more and more cunning,” said Oleg Kozlovsky, the coordinator of the Oborona movement and a member of the executive committee of the Other Russia. The opposition coalition did a fairly good job coming up with new ways to deliver its message, but the message itself has so far failed to resonate with the people.

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