His marches and demonstrations were able to combine red flags and banners with the hammer and sickle together with portraits of Stalin and icons of the Russian Orthodox Church, which made him a part of the red-brown movement, which Iceland Phone Number List in the Russia of the 1990s used to group who combined nationalist positions with leftists, such as the National Bolshevik Party led by Eduard Limonov16. On the other hand, its main leaders usually maintain homophobic and xenophobic positions, and although in theory it presents itself Iceland Phone Number List as an opposition party to United Russia, Putin's party, many times in practice it tends to function as a kind of informal ally.
The maintenance of the ideals –and the practices– of a democratic left was then relegated to a few movements of socialists, Trotskyists, anarchists and networks of a new left that remained dispersed and without national coordination. For its Iceland Phone Number List part, the recomposition of the labor movement and a more combative trade unionism made its way very slowly and with relative, albeit isolated, successes, such as the strike at the Ford plant in Vsevolozhsk in 2007 and the roadblock in Pikalevo, in the Leningrad region, in 200917. In recent years, other forms of self-organization have emerged, such as the solitary picket line, a practice Iceland Phone Number List that consists of a single person demonstrating with a banner in a significant place in order to evade the multiple restrictions that exist to carry out massive marches and demonstrations.
Projects such as Ovd-Info have also emerged, an independent organization founded in 2011 whose objective is to monitor cases of abuse of Iceland Phone Number List authority and arrests for political reasons and to provide legal assistance.18. All these experiences have had to face, however, severe political and legal constraints that make independent activism very difficult. However, since 2012, the state of things began to change, especially after the Iceland Phone Number List protests that took place in that year against Putin's re-election and the massive marches that, at the beginning of 2020, were organized throughout the country to demonstrate against the arrest of opposition leader Alexei Navalny.