Rappler's latest stories on Russia protests
The Saturday gathering is said to be 'noticeably calmer than previous similar protests'
Authorities say at least 1,400 people were arrested during hte demonstration against Russian President Vladimir Putin
Tens of thousands take to the streets in Russia, again calling for fair elections after several opposition figures were excluded from Moscow polls set for September
At least 89 are detained by police about an hour into the rally
As police drag protesters into vans the crowd yell: 'Shame, on Russia Day, this is our country's day! Have you forgotten the constitution?'
His spokeswoman says it is 'probably linked' to Alexei Navalny's plans to hold protests against the Russian government's unpopular pension reform on September 9
UPDATED Police detain prominent Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny as thousands of Russians take to the streets to denounce corruption
Authorities are strangling science and Nobel laureates are foreign agents read some of the placards held by protesters
Ukraine s leaders announce a new coalition following October elections which affirmed that joining the NATO military alliance would be a priority
Sunday marks 200 years since the birth of Ukraine s national hero the poet Taras Shevchenko and patriotic rallies were planned in Kiev
EU Enlargement Commissioner Stefan Fuele announced in a surprise tweet that the 28 nation bloc was halting talks with Kiev until it received a firmer commitment from Pres Yanukovych that Ukraine was serious about the deal
The Russian Orthodox Church did not like the singer s pink ribbon propaganda