Aleksei Navalny leads another round of nationwide protests. And Vladimir Putin stages his annual televised call-in spectacle. Who will win the battle of the optics?
On this week's Power Vertical Briefing, we look ahead to Navalny's protests and Putin's big show.
Joining me is RFE/RL News Editor Steve Gutterman.
NOTE: The Power Vertical Briefing is a short look ahead to the stories expected to make news in Russia in the coming week. It is hosted by Brian Whitmore, author of The Power Vertical blog, and appears on Mondays.