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A still from a YouTube video of Sergey Boyko flying his hard drives to safety.

A Putin opponent about to be hit by a police raid at his high-rise apartment flew his hard drives to safety with a drone

Sergey Boyko's home was raided Thursday as part of the Kremlin's money-laundering probe into prominent Putin critic Alexei Navalny's associates.

Google is caught in a censorship battle between Putin and his biggest domestic foe

Google has taken down 40 adverts from YouTube calling for protests in Russia, because Kremlin officials say they break laws banning campaigning close to elections. They also said Google would be meddling in foreign elections if it did not axe the videos.

800 Russians were arrested over protests against Putin raising the country’s retirement age

The protests were spurred by a decision by President Vladmir Putin to raise the retirement age  in the country, sparking rare outcry from across the political spectrum
A woman known as Nastya Rybka on a yacht with oligarch Oleg Deripaska in a video that was banned from Instagram.

Instagram deleted this video of Russian oligarchs allegedly partying with prostitutes on a yacht

Instagram obeyed a Russian court order, while YouTube left it up.

Russia is accusing the US of ‘direct interference’ in its elections

A Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman, Maria Zakharova, on Tuesday accused the US of "direct interference in our electoral process."