The face of the recent Russian anti-corruption protests is young, vocal and fed up with their country’s government.

On March 26, the police in Moscow arrested dozens of people who came out in protest of government corruption led by popular opposition leader Alexei Navalny.

But unlike demonstrations in the past based in Moscow, more than 90 similar protests took place all over the country in other large cities like St. Petersburg and smaller towns in Siberia and the Far East.

Navalny, who Russian courts sentenced to fifteen days in jail for organizing the protests and resisting police orders, rallied people to come out against Dmitry Medvedev, the Russian prime minister that he alleges gathered wealth by hiding donations through a network of charities.


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