Alexey Navalny has announced his Party of Progress will not run alongside the Parnas party.
The Kursk local politician could face two years in jail after a public act of defiance.
The masked Putin was detained for the sixth time and hopes for jail time.
The Chechen leader said he had been invited twice but didn't have time.
Kremlin intimidation has caused a "brain drain" says the daughter of slain Putin critic Boris Nemtsov.
As part of the memorial service, Russian liberals had planned to screen a documentary about Maidan.
While the majority cared about stability, only seven percent felt democracy was important.
Merkel U-turn may be the result of pressure from growing opposition, within her own party and rival parties too.
Former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is not under investigation.
The Karl Marx admirer's victory could make a British EU exit more likely.
His description of the shooter does not match the investigation's main suspect.
Opposition figures have branded them "cowardly scum" and will press charges.
The human rights councillor said there were "reasonable ground" to suspect the men had been mistreated.
Russian media outlets have been providing increasingly odd scenarios behind the death of the opposition leader.
Facing an uncertain future, Russia's opposition leaders mourn the 'irreplaceable guy with brass balls'.
The protest will go on despite Navalny's recent imprisonment meaning he can't attend.
Ahead of the 2016 presidential race, the pig-castrating congresswoman from Iowa makes sense.
Alexei Navalny was sentenced to house arrest, while his brother has been sent to jail for embezzlement charges
Leader of the opposition party Ed Miliband has he will not "shrink from the fight" in a make-or-break speech after poor poll numbers and rumours of leadership plots
Anti-government protesters seized a national TV channel after clashing with authorities in Islamabad