Inching Towards Instability: Anti-Putin Demonstrations Sweep Russia

On 17 January 2021, Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was arrested, sparking a wave of demonstrations in opposition to President Vladimir Putin. ACLED Europe Research Manager Franklin Holcomb, Europe Assistant Research Manager Olha Polishchuk, Europe Researcher Aidar Dossymov, and Research Analyst Adam Miller map the spike in unrest. © 2021 Armed Conflict Location & Event…

CDT Spotlight: Demonstrations in Argentina

President Alberto Fernandez’s coronavirus response — and the subsequent economic fallout — has been a driving force behind rising anti-government demonstrations in Argentina. ACLED Research Analyst Adam Miller and South America Research Manager Bhavani Castro track the uptick in protest activity amid the pandemic. This infographic is part of our special CDT Spotlight series. © 2020…

Anti-Government Demonstrations in Latin America & the Caribbean: 2018-2020

More than 60,000 demonstrations have been reported in Latin America & the Caribbean from the start of 2018 to the present, including major spikes in anti-government unrest around the region. In this infographic, Research Analyst Curtis Goos reviews key trends from ACLED’s expanded Latin America & Caribbean dataset. For more, see our updated Latin America & Caribbean…