January 29, 2018
#ElectionWatch: Protests Across Russia
Demonstrators call for boycott of March elections
By Ben Nimmo, Lukas Andriukaitis, and Nika Aleksejeva
Under the slogan “Забастовка” (translated from Russian: “strike”), Navalny’s supporters organized events in 115 Russian cities, together with Berlin, New York, and Prague.
Most of the media coverage, which was considerable, focused on events in Moscow, where Navalny himself was arrested. @DFRLab also tracked events across the immense spread of Russia, reaching from the far east to the west.
Read the full article here.
Ben Nimmo is senior fellow for information defense at the Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Research Lab (@DFRLab).
Lukas Andriukaitis and Nika Aleksejeva are digital forensic research associates at the Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Research Lab (@DFRLab).