The jailing of Putin critic Alexei Navalny has sparked outrage and protests across Russia.
But the Kremlin seems determined to put a stop to them. The police have been systematically targeting opposition activists all over the country.
Even 4,000 miles east of the capital in Vladivostok critics of the Kremlin are being put under pressure.
Reeta Chakrabarti presents BBC News at Ten reporting by Moscow Correspondent Steve Rosenberg, from Vladivostok.
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