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Putin’s hidden war: the Russians fighting back

The invasion of Ukraine left Russians with a stark choice: carry on as normal or make a stand against the war. But speaking out in Russia carries huge risks. How is the opposition managing to resist the regime – and at what personal cost?

00:00 - One year on
01:37 - The first wave of protests
05:43 - Crackdown on dissent
10:04 - Individual acts of rebellion
13:51 - Partial mobilisation
16:20 - Russia’s mass exodus
23:06 - The future of Russian rebellion

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