Teacher, playwright, director, and actor Alexander Demakhin, the absolute winner of the contest “Teacher of the Year of Russia – 2012” was fired after he put forward his candidacy in municipal elections from one of the opposition parties.
Opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who received a chemical eye burn after being attacked, had an eye surgery in Barcelona. He wrote about this on his Instagram.
Russian opposition activist Aleksei Navalny filed a claim to the prosecutor’s office about police’s inaction regarding a recent attack on him. According to him, he lost 80% of the sight in one eye after the attack.
Opposition activist Alexei Navalny was diagnosed with “a chemical burn of the right eye” after an unidentified person splashed green dye in his face on April 27th.
Natalia Fedorova, who is an activist of political party Yabloko (“Apple” – RRT), was attacked in Moscow.
According to his website, Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny will put his candidacy for the presidential elections in Russia, which will be held in 2018.
The lower chamber of the U.S. Congress passed a defense bill, allowing Washington to supply man-portable air defense systems (MANPADS) to Syrian armed groups, fighting against the regime of Bashar al-Assad.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said that it is his duty to remain in the country during the hostilities, and he do not intend to leave the post of president.
Russian politician Alexei Navalny and employees of the Fund Against Corruption (FBK) were attacked in Anapa airport.
Representatives of the Syrian opposition supported by Saudi Arabia asked allies to supply anti-aircraft missile systems to counter Russian air force in Syria.