The demonstrations erupted within hours after President Vladimir Putin on September 21 announced the partial military mobilization, which is intended to buttress Russian military forces fighting in Ukraine.
Company is one of few to have voiced opposition to Russia's invasion of Ukraine
The far-right volunteer group that is part of Ukraine's National Guard has been one of the most prominent Ukrainian military formations fighting Russia in eastern Ukraine
The bill, which was recently approved by the lower and upper chambers of parliament, aligns the election laws with constitutional changes approved by voters last year
Ivan Safronov used to work for leading Russian newspapers Kommersant and Vedomosti