Russian police launches criminal investigation following assault of opposition blogger Yegor Zhukov

Moscow police opened a criminal inquiry on Monday after anti-Kremlin opposition activist and political blogger Yegor Zhukov was beaten and left bloodied outside his home at the weekend. The 22-year-old student, who was a leading figure in large anti-government protests last year, was taken to hospital late on Sunday after being assaulted by two people… Read More Russian police launches criminal investigation following assault of opposition blogger Yegor Zhukov