Anti-Putin Protests Amidst Government Crackdown

The March of Millions protests were held across Russia overnight, although were stifled by poor weather and a government crackdown on opposition figures.

Vladamir Putin drawn criticism from the United States State Department over issues of freedom of expression domestically, and its reluctance to act against the Assad regime in Syria. Reports have emerged that indicate Russia is sending attack helicopters to the violent hot-spot which UN officials are now calling a Civil War.

Dr Alexey Muraviev from Curtin University is a Russian expert and expat. He joined Angus Randall to give his view on Putin’s Russia.

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Producer: Bill Walter

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