I've been photographing Russian protesters of all kinds for years.
I've been going to communists' gatherings and right-wing marches. I've been photographing unlawful assemblies and streets blocked by activists. I've witnessed funerals of politicians and opposition leaders being imprisoned. I've been covering state-wide political campaigns and grass root agitation in rural areas.
I've stood in the middle of a crowd of 200,000 and next to mothers heartbroken over their children being sentenced. I've entered apartments after they were searched by police and was under heavy surveillance when photographing in Sochi during Olympics.
Here's a small part of what I have seen.