Stories from 8 February 2015
Facing economic crisis at home and armed conflict in Ukraine, there has been a concerted effort across the airwaves to remind Russians about the anniversary the country’s 2014 Olympic triumph.
"We dream, but we take our dreams very seriously," Pablo Iglesias, the Podemos party leader who organized the "Great March for Change", said over and over at the rally.
"Since the start of the protests, I had been mapping online censorship and helping people use encrypted communication tools. When the police came, I got up, scared to the bone."