Russia says it is withdrawing its troops from Syria''s Afrin region"If Russia hadn''t given to go ahead, it's very unlikely that it would have happened" - FRANCE 24 Moscow correspondent Thomas Lowe.
'There are other options for Russia's opposition', says FRANCE 24's correspondent Thomas Lowe"There are other options for Russia's opposition in Russia’s elections," says FRANCE 24's correspondent Thomas Lowe.
Electoral commission bars Putin critic Navalny's presidential bidElectoral commission bars Putin critic Navalny's presidential bid
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Celebrity TV host Ksenia Sobchak to stand for Russian president in 2018 elections"That's what their trying to do: to spice things up, to get people to the polls" - FRANCE 24 Moscow correspondent Thomas Lowe.
Opposition demonstrators rally across RussiaChance of Navalny being able to run for president in March 2018 "very very slim".
Opposition demonstrators rally in several Russian citiesSeveral arrests reported in Russian opposition protests.