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Where does the current wave of mobilization in Russia come from?

Since the first demonstration, on 20 July, when 20,000 people have been on the streets of Moscow, the opposition has not broken out in Russia. Despite the arrest of thousands of people, including key figures of the opposition, such as Alexei Navalny (now hospitalized for a "Serious allergic reaction"), the Russian capital continues to host every weekend unauthorized demonstrations hostile to the power of Vladimir Putin.

How to explain such a movement, the most important since almost ten years? Between the popularity of the Russian president, the lowest since 2013, and the political maneuvers to eliminate any competition to the municipal elections of September 8, return on the origins of the demonstrations.

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