I’ve been pretty amazed by the protests in Russia this month, and thought it would be useful to at least start a short list of resources on them.
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Here are my choices for The Best Resources For Learning About Protests In Russia:
Here’s an MSNBC video:
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Thousands take to Moscow streets, calling for fair elections comes from CNN.
Massive Protest in Moscow is a slideshow from The Wall Street Journal.
In pictures: Russian rallies against ballot-rigging is from The BBC.
Massive Protests In Moscow is a TIME slideshow.
Tens Of Thousands Gather In Moscow to Protest is from The New York Times.
Faces of Russia’s protest movement – interactive is from The Guardian.
Russians protest Putin, election fraud is a slideshow from CBS News, and covers the initial protests right after the election.
Here is some background information on Moscow that would be accessible to ELL’s:
National Geographic Kids on Russia
20 Years Since The Fall of the Soviet Union is a slideshow from The Atlantic.
Thousands Rally Against Putin is a Wall Street Journal slideshow.
Protesters March on Moscow is a TIME slideshow.
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