Meet the people battling online for Russia’s future

Russian television is heavily controlled by the state. Social media is a less restrictive space – but easily spied on.

And online, both opposition activists and Kremlin supporters have huge followings.

BBC Trending meets the people battling for Russia’s future.

Watch Part 2: Can this green blogger become Russia’s president?

Producer: Kate Lamble

Video journalist: Alex Dackevych

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