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‘You feel that just anybody can be detained’ – Russia’s shrinking space for peaceful protest

Headline Title:  ‘Anybody can be detained’ – Russia’s shrinking space for peaceful protest 06 October 2014  A quiet Saturday morning in Moscow: the distant chime of bells at an Orthodox church and the faint hum of traffic traversing a nearby bridge reverberate around a near-empty Bolotnaya Square. In the fleeting September warmth, the flowerbeds are blooming, the verges are well kept and a busload of tourists are busily snapping photos on the edge of this pleasant, tree-lined plaza not far from the Kremlin.  But like much in Russia today, first impressions can be…

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