Close
Date TimeSeptember 29, 2019
VoiceMore than 20,000 Russians took to the streets of Moscow on Sunday to demand the release of protesters jailed over the summer in what opponents of the Kremlin say is a campaign to stifle dissent.
Thousands rally in Moscow to demand release of jailed protesters
The protesters were arrested at rallies that flared in July when opposition politicians were barred from a local election.
Allegations of police brutality and what many Muscovites saw as harsh jail sentences have sparked an unusual public outcry.

Related Stories
Donald Trump vows to hit Taliban harder than ever on 9/11 anniversaryDonald Trump vows to 'hit Taliban harder than ever' on 9/11 anniversary
Philip Hammond Says He Will Not Back Election As Brexit Crisis LoomsPhilip Hammond Says He Will Not Back Election As Brexit Crisis Looms
Hong Kong lashed by fresh violence as thousands defy mask banHong Kong lashed by fresh violence as thousands defy mask ban
8 WTF Moments The Cast Of Friends Have Experienced Since The Beloved Show Finished8 WTF Moments The Cast Of Friends Have Experienced Since The Beloved Show Finished
Backstreet Boys Star Nick Carter Granted Restraining Order Against Brother AaronBackstreet Boys Star Nick Carter Granted Restraining Order Against Brother Aaron
A$AP Rockys Former Lawyer Henrik Olsson Lilja Shot In The Head And Chest In StockholmA$AP Rocky's Former Lawyer Henrik Olsson Lilja Shot In The Head And Chest In Stockholm
Anne Sacoolas: Police Demand US Suspects Return To The UKAnne Sacoolas: Police Demand US Suspect's Return To The UK
Charity Workers Share Shocking Incidents Of Racism: It Shows HypocrisyCharity Workers Share Shocking Incidents Of Racism: 'It Shows Hypocrisy'
Sian O’Callaghan: How A Thorny Double Murder Probe Ended A Detective’s CareerSian O’Callaghan: How A Thorny Double Murder Probe Ended A Detective’s Career
Democratic candidates talk climate policy during MSNBC forumDemocratic candidates talk climate policy during MSNBC forum
Latest News
Football transfer rumours: Chelseas NGolo Kanté to join Real Madrid?Football transfer rumours: Chelsea's N'Golo Kanté to join Real Madrid?
What I Learned Growing Up The Biological Child Of Foster ParentsWhat I Learned Growing Up The Biological Child Of Foster Parents
Trump Appears To Call For His Own Impeachment In Bizarre TweetTrump Appears To Call For His Own Impeachment In Bizarre Tweet
Piers Morgan Labels David Walliams A ‘Snivelling Toady’ After Britain’s Got Talent Star Likes Negative Tweets About HimPiers Morgan Labels David Walliams A ‘Snivelling Toady’ After Britain’s Got Talent Star Likes Negative Tweets About Him
Family Of Six Found Living In Secret Room On A Farm Waiting For End Of The WorldFamily Of Six Found Living In Secret Room On A Farm 'Waiting For End Of The World'
Legos Hidden Side Range Is Part Nostalgia, Part Futuristic Fun – I Love ItLego's Hidden Side Range Is Part Nostalgia, Part Futuristic Fun – I Love It
Maltas police may have turned down evidence in journalists murderMalta's police 'may have turned down evidence' in journalist's murder
Panama Papers law firm Mossack Fonseca sues Netflix over The LaundromatPanama Papers law firm Mossack Fonseca sues Netflix over The Laundromat
Twitter lays out rules for world leaders amid pressure to rein in TrumpTwitter lays out rules for world leaders amid pressure to rein in Trump
Meat the Family: new reality TV show challenges carnivores to eat their petsMeat the Family: new reality TV show challenges carnivores to eat their 'pets'
Leaders
Donald-TrumpDonald Trump
45th President of the United States of America
Mike-PenceMike Pence
Vice President of the United States
Boris-JohnsonBoris Johnson
British Prime Minister
Angela-MerkelAngela Merkel
Chancellor of Germany
Emmanuel-MacronEmmanuel Macron
President of France
Justin-TrudeauJustin Trudeau
Prime Minister of Canada
Nancy-PelosiNancy Pelosi
Speaker of the United States House of Representatives
Barack-ObamaBarack Obama
44th U.S. President
Theresa-MayTheresa May
Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom
Vladimir-PutinVladimir Putin
Russian President
Shinzo-AbeShinzō Abe
Prime Minister of Japan
Related Stories
Donald Trump vows to hit Taliban harder than ever on 9/11 anniversaryDonald Trump vows to 'hit Taliban harder than ever' on 9/11 anniversary
Philip Hammond Says He Will Not Back Election As Brexit Crisis LoomsPhilip Hammond Says He Will Not Back Election As Brexit Crisis Looms
Hong Kong lashed by fresh violence as thousands defy mask banHong Kong lashed by fresh violence as thousands defy mask ban
8 WTF Moments The Cast Of Friends Have Experienced Since The Beloved Show Finished8 WTF Moments The Cast Of Friends Have Experienced Since The Beloved Show Finished
Backstreet Boys Star Nick Carter Granted Restraining Order Against Brother AaronBackstreet Boys Star Nick Carter Granted Restraining Order Against Brother Aaron
A$AP Rockys Former Lawyer Henrik Olsson Lilja Shot In The Head And Chest In StockholmA$AP Rocky's Former Lawyer Henrik Olsson Lilja Shot In The Head And Chest In Stockholm
Anne Sacoolas: Police Demand US Suspects Return To The UKAnne Sacoolas: Police Demand US Suspect's Return To The UK
Charity Workers Share Shocking Incidents Of Racism: It Shows HypocrisyCharity Workers Share Shocking Incidents Of Racism: 'It Shows Hypocrisy'
Sian O’Callaghan: How A Thorny Double Murder Probe Ended A Detective’s CareerSian O’Callaghan: How A Thorny Double Murder Probe Ended A Detective’s Career
Democratic candidates talk climate policy during MSNBC forumDemocratic candidates talk climate policy during MSNBC forum
Latest News
Football transfer rumours: Chelseas NGolo Kanté to join Real Madrid?Football transfer rumours: Chelsea's N'Golo Kanté to join Real Madrid?
What I Learned Growing Up The Biological Child Of Foster ParentsWhat I Learned Growing Up The Biological Child Of Foster Parents
Trump Appears To Call For His Own Impeachment In Bizarre TweetTrump Appears To Call For His Own Impeachment In Bizarre Tweet
Piers Morgan Labels David Walliams A ‘Snivelling Toady’ After Britain’s Got Talent Star Likes Negative Tweets About HimPiers Morgan Labels David Walliams A ‘Snivelling Toady’ After Britain’s Got Talent Star Likes Negative Tweets About Him
Family Of Six Found Living In Secret Room On A Farm Waiting For End Of The WorldFamily Of Six Found Living In Secret Room On A Farm 'Waiting For End Of The World'
Legos Hidden Side Range Is Part Nostalgia, Part Futuristic Fun – I Love ItLego's Hidden Side Range Is Part Nostalgia, Part Futuristic Fun – I Love It
Maltas police may have turned down evidence in journalists murderMalta's police 'may have turned down evidence' in journalist's murder
Panama Papers law firm Mossack Fonseca sues Netflix over The LaundromatPanama Papers law firm Mossack Fonseca sues Netflix over The Laundromat
Twitter lays out rules for world leaders amid pressure to rein in TrumpTwitter lays out rules for world leaders amid pressure to rein in Trump
Meat the Family: new reality TV show challenges carnivores to eat their petsMeat the Family: new reality TV show challenges carnivores to eat their 'pets'
Leaders
Donald-TrumpDonald Trump
45th President of the United States of America
Mike-PenceMike Pence
Vice President of the United States
Boris-JohnsonBoris Johnson
British Prime Minister
Angela-MerkelAngela Merkel
Chancellor of Germany
Emmanuel-MacronEmmanuel Macron
President of France
Justin-TrudeauJustin Trudeau
Prime Minister of Canada
Nancy-PelosiNancy Pelosi
Speaker of the United States House of Representatives
Barack-ObamaBarack Obama
44th U.S. President
Theresa-MayTheresa May
Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom
Vladimir-PutinVladimir Putin
Russian President
Shinzo-AbeShinzō Abe
Prime Minister of Japan
Bodyguard of Saudi king killed in shooting
Winterlike storm unleashing feet of snow, life-threatening conditions in northwestern US
Could Elizabeth Warren end up the real winner from the Trump impeachment inquiry?
Supercars taken from African leader's son auctioned for $27M
Rudy Giuliani: How a 9/11 hero became Trump's conspiratorial Ukraine fixer
Three more elephants killed in Sri Lanka, bringing toll to seven
Lewis Hamilton wins Russia F1 GP as Vettel ignores orders before retiring
Leicester City v Newcastle United: Premier League – live!
Cycling World Championships 2019: Mads Pedersen wins men's elite road race – as it happened
Motivated Samoa could punish Scotland for wading into tackle row | Andy Bull
In conversation with Vic Marks – The Spin Podcast Special
Cycling: heavy rain and flooding at world championships in Yorkshire – video
Kanye West’s ‘Jesus Is King’ Documentary Film Coming Next Month
Vaccinations Could Be Made Compulsory, Reveals Health Secretary Matt Hancock
Prime Minister Pledges £2.7b To 'Transform' Six Hospitals
Why death of war reporter Christopher Allen must be made visible | Roy Greenslade
'We know they aren't feeding': fears for polar bears over shrinking Arctic ice
Mexico theme park crash: Two people killed after rollercoaster car flips over mid-ride
Texas officer who made headlines for his turban and beard killed in traffic stop
At UN, Malaysia PM seeks to curb use of sanctions
'Alarming' rise in far-Right weapons seizures prompts Germany to beef up police powers
EU Set to Resume Expansion Push With Balkan Accession Talks
Police impose restrictions in Indian Kashmir after Pakistan PM's speech
Man Who Berated Woman Over T-Shirt With Puerto Rican Flag Is Convicted of Hate Crimes
Donald Trump-Ukraine whistleblower battles to keep identity secret amid Republican attacks
Wales’ Biggar and Patchell recall glory days and get drop on Australia | Paul Rees
Lewis Hamilton wins Russian F1 Grand Prix in Mercedes one-two finish
West Ham v Tottenham: Women's Super League – live!
Pete Alonso hits 53rd home run of season to break Aaron Judge's rookie record
SNL's Trump asks Kim Jong Un for advice on how to handle the whistleblower
Banner And Effigies Hung On Salford Bridge As Tory Conference Gets Underway
Legal setback for Trump administration plan to speed some deportations
Benin counts the cost after Nigeria shutters border
A Samsung Galaxy Fold review in three words: Don’t buy it
Clashes Intensify With Petrol Bombs and Fires: Hong Kong Update
Countries that make weapons of war foment migration but refuse refugees, Pope Francis says
Neal: Democrats, Lighthizer have resolved some USMCA issues
England’s Piers Francis cleared to resume World Cup after citing dismissed
Australia's Will Genia and Bernard Foley wilt in Wales defeat | Oliver Trenchard
Rugby World Cup: Wales squeeze past Australia, Georgia beat Uruguay – video highlights
Robert De Niro on his father's journals: 'It was sad for me to read. He had his demons'
Boris Johnson Rejects Suggestion He Would Resign Rather Than Delay Brexit
Naga Munchetty reprimand blurs BBC’s own lines between reportage and opinion | Kenan Malik
Bodyguard of Saudi king killed in shooting: police
Ukraine must investigate Joe Biden's son, says ex-Ukrainian PM
China ‘poised to unveil new nuclear missile’ at military parade in warning to Trump
Trump Impeachment Is a Market Nothingburger—for Now
Native American 2020 candidate aims to raise awareness of indigenous peoples
Wales cling on in face of Australia comeback to edge brilliant Pool D clash
F1: Russian Grand Prix – live!
Cycling World Championships 2019: men's elite road race – live!
'Re-written history': how Japan reacted to shock win over Ireland
Australia down Sri Lanka in T20 run-fest
Football’s diverse landscape remains polluted by racists despite our outrage | Andrew Anthony
Renée Zellweger: ‘A little mystery never hurt a girl’
De Niro: I can’t face reading about demons that haunted my artist father
Dividing And Redefining: How RuPaul’s Drag Race Has Changed The Face Of British Drag
Jennifer Arcuri 'Told Friends Of Affair' With Boris Johnson
Jeremy Clarkson Brands Greta Thunberg A ‘Spoilt Brat’ And Tells Her To ‘Go Back To School’
BBC Staff ‘Told Not To Join Protests Backing Naga Munchetty’
Strictly Come Dancing Viewers Note Tension Between Judges Craig Revel Horwood And Motsi Mabuse During ‘Bananas’ Live Show
Final editions: why no local news is bad news
Nicholas Coleridge: colossus of the glossy mag
Emily Maitlis: BBC 'looks out of touch' over Munchetty decision
End front-page falsehoods and regain the public’s trust | Alan Rusbridger
Is the rise of the unscientific vox pop a fresh take on news or just plain laziness? | Catherine Bennett
Beijing hopes glitzy new airport will take off as aviation hub
Winterlike storm to unleash feet of snow, life-threatening conditions in northwestern US
Ken Starr's warning to Democrats pushing to impeach President Trump
Afghanistan since the Taliban regime fell in 2001
Australia v Wales: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live!
Georgia trounce Uruguay to kickstart Rugby World Cup campaign
Controversial Christian Coleman wins men’s 100m gold in 9.76sec
Errol Spence drops Shawn Porter in 11th to unify titles in split-decision thriller
Ditching Ole Gunnar Solskjær will not stop the rot at Manchester United | Jonathan Wilson
Aardman's 20 best films – ranked!
Cars taken from African leader's son worth $18.5M at auction
Thai model death 'scandal' casts spotlight on murky industry
Girl Band: The Talkies review – a true haunted house horror
Errol Spence Jr defeats Shawn Porter to unify IBF and WBC welterweight titles – as it happened
Ready Or Not review – a wedding night with a gory class-war twist
Everything You Wanted To Know About Life As A Flight Attendant
This Is What It's Like To Be Targeted By Baby Ads After Miscarriage Or IVF Struggles
Mollie King: 'I Felt Lost After The Saturdays, But Strictly Put Me Back On My Feet'
How Downton Abbey Could Become The Next Big Film Franchise
Hong Kong protest leader will run for office
Clashes as Hong Kong marks five years since 'Umbrella' protests
Errol Spence Jr v Shawn Porter: IBF/WBC welterweight unification championship – live!
Shola Amoo: the man behind the British Moonlight
Pakistan warns of Kashmir bloodbath, India silent
Trump impeachment: Barr has 'gone rogue' to cover up allegations of Ukraine interference, says Pelosi
Huge tanker blast sparks fire injuring 18 in South Korea
King Tide to cause flooding in portions of coastal South Florida
'I'm so sorry,' ex-Dallas cop weeps on witness stand at her murder trial
Liam Gallagher: Why Me? Why Not review | Alexis Petridis's album of the week
Stephen Colbert and Seth Meyers take a closer look at Elizabeth Warren's surge in the polls
Iran releases photo of Khamenei with Hezbollah chief
Saudi Arabia implements public decency code as it opens to tourists
18 Transgender Killings This Year Raise Fears of an 'Epidemic'
Controversial Christian Coleman wins men’s 100m gold in Doha
Liverpool report offensive ‘Hillsborough chants’ to Football Association
How Hustlers shows the importance of female solidarity
Democratic candidate Tom Steyer backs rival Joe Biden around impeachment inquiry, says he 'should be left out of this'
Oil shipping rates soar as U.S. supertanker sanctions rattle crude trade
'It's one big earworm': readers' picks of the best albums this century
Manchester City response to Bernardo Silva tweet a joke, says Anichebe
Thomas Partey makes noise but Atlético Madrid fail to break down Real Madrid
England’s tackling will be hard but fair, insists Courtney Lawes
José José, Famed Latin Singer, Dies at 71
Julian Assange ‘subjected to every kind of torment’ in Belmarsh prison as he awaits extradition
AP FACT CHECK: Trump's distortions on Ukraine, whistleblower
Once Again, Progressive Anti-Christian Bigotry Carries a Steep Legal Cost
Greta Thunberg marches in Montreal for global climate protests
Trump can do more damage than Nixon. His impeachment is imperative
Joseph Wilson, U.S. diplomat who spoke out on Iraq War, dies at 69: NYT
Meghan visits memorial to murdered South African woman
Christian Coleman wins men’s 100m gold at World Athletics Championships
Atlético Madrid 0-0 Real Madrid: La Liga – live!
Streaming: film criticism you can watch
‘He is a psychopath’: has the 2019 Joker gone too far?
The Irishman review: Scorsese, De Niro, Pacino and Pesci are foes reunited in de-aged mob epic
Nigel Farage's Comment That 'We'll Take The Knife' To Civil Servants Was Not A Criminal Offence, Say Police
Leaked Memo: Colleagues Unload on John Solomon, the Journo Who Kicked Off Trump’s Ukraine Conspiracy
Fox Host Moves Goalposts on Trump-Ukraine: Quid Pro Quo Isn’t ‘Necessarily Illegal’
Bogota in photos row over Venezuela at UN
Analysis: To combat Islamophobia, Khan bridges East and West
Violent Protests in Indonesia Signal Tough Road Ahead for Jokowi
Cairo on lock-down as Egyptian government tries to head off anti-Sisi protests
Raheem Sterling seals hard-fought win for Manchester City at Everton
Earthlight wins Middle Park but Frankie Dettori steals the show
Atlético Madrid v Real Madrid: La Liga – live!
Football League: Leeds slip at Charlton, Derby end week with win
Scottish Premiership: Celtic held by Hibs and Rangers close gap
Send in the crowns: in trumping Venice competition, Joker begins grand slam | Xan Brooks
Labour Demands Probe Over Claims Financial Backers Of Boris Johnson Stand To Profit From A No-Deal Brexit
Labour's Margaret Hodge Facing Reselection Battle After Members Trigger Challenge
Zimbabwe's Mugabe buried in home village, ending an era
Hillary Clinton: Trump 'has turned American diplomacy into a cheap extortion racket'
Yemen's Houthis say attacked Saudi border frontline, no immediate Saudi confirmation
Hong Kong pro-democracy rally ends early as violence erupts
Fix the Nintendo Switch’s biggest design flaw for $11
The Latest: Hong Kong rally ends early amid violence
Trump Organization Receives Approval to Expand Golf Resort in Scotland
World Athletics Championships 2019: day two – live!
Harry Kane rescues Hugo Lloris as 10-man Tottenham beat Southampton
Willian’s deflected effort seals deserved win for Chelsea over Brighton
Luka Milivojevic and Andros Townsend score as Crystal Palace beat Norwich
South Africa coast home with nine-try thrashing of Namibia in World Cup
European roundup: Suárez helps end Barcelona’s barren away run, Bayern top
Matt Doherty leads Wolves to vital victory against winless Watford
Chris Wood strikes for Burnley to deny a frustrating Aston Villa
Aaron Cresswell’s strike salvages draw for West Ham at Bournemouth
Bilic hails ‘positive’ full-back Ferguson after goal propels West Brom top at QPR
Jürgen Klopp says Liverpool only deserved draw with Sheffield United – video
Stormy Daniels to Get $450,000 Settlement After Arrest at Columbus Strip Club
Kim Kardashian shares Kanye West album release date, after mysterious 'Jesus Is King' event, last-minute Sunday Service
Maitlis: BBC 'looks out of touch' over Munchetty decision
Republicans rally base around Trump impeachment probe in battleground Wisconsin
The Latest: Afghan polls close amid complaints, violence
Trump's envoy for Ukraine resigns as scrutiny of his role in Trump-Zelensky scandal grows
Prince Harry's wife Meghan honors murdered South African student
Russians Used Greed to ‘Capture’ NRA, Senator Alleges in New Report
Malaysia PM says can't provoke Beijing on South China Sea, Uighur issue
Iran slams US for barring Zarif from New York hospital visit
An Ode to Canada Tech Stocks After $6 Billion in Value Erased
EU and Japan ink plan to bypass China's 'new Silk Road'
Dance revolution: Has Boiler Room changed club culture forever?
Annemiek van Vleuten goes solo to seal stunning women’s road race world title
Everton v Manchester City: Premier League – live!
Doha world championships ‘a disaster’, says decathlon record-holder Mayer
Japan’s Shizuoka Sensation against Ireland can attract new audience | Robert Kitson
Wales looking to give the northern hemisphere a shot in the arm
‘I am hugely proud’: Japan’s Jamie Joseph praises team after Ireland upset
Matheus Pereira extends West Brom’s unbeaten start with win at 10-man QPR
Celtic held by Hibs as manager Paul Heckingbottom sent to the stand
Japan fans celebrate wildly after stunning Ireland in Rugby World Cup – video
Metallica Scraps Rest of 2019 Tour as Lead Singer James Hetfield Enters Rehab
Bill Maher on Impeachment Inquiry: ‘Trump’s Got Treason on His Computer Like Most Men Have Porn’ (Video)
Robert De Niro Hopes Trump Is Impeached: ‘He’s Such A Low Life’
Complaint To Police Watchdog Against Boris Johnson Was 'Politically Motivated', Insists Theresa Villiers
Plans To Ban Long Journeys To The Slaughterhouse For Animals Post-Brexit
Boris Johnson Is Backed By 'Radicals' Who Don't Want A Brexit Deal, Says Philip Hammond
Stormy Daniels settles lawsuit over arrest at Ohio strip club
Ex-Cop Amber Guyger Sobs at Her Murder Trial: ‘I Am So Sorry’ for Killing Botham Jean
Caught in the act: a black hole rips apart an unfortunate star
Kojey Radical review – flexing his musicality big time
Tottenham v Southampton, Chelsea v Brighton: clockwatch – live!
Henderson howler hands Liverpool narrow win at spirited Sheffield United
Charles Leclerc dominates Lewis Hamilton to take Russian F1 GP pole
Mercedes F1 team sack four over racist bullying of Muslim colleague
South Africa run away with it in nine-try thrashing of Namibia
Manchester United’s Lauren James ends Liverpool’s resistance in WSL
What Eddie Jones will have learned from Argentina’s win over Tonga | Robert Kitson
Roosters book a place in NRL grand final after defeating Storm
Police Investigating After Nigel Farage Tells Crowd 'We'll Take A Knife' To Whitehall 'Pen-Pushers'
Saudi Arabia Agrees to Limited Cease-Fire in Yemen War
US: Zarif can visit sick colleague after Iran frees American
Riot Police Stand By as Demonstrators Gather: Hong Kong Update
Sheffield United v Liverpool: Premier League – live!
Cycling World Championships 2019: women's elite road race – live!
Close