Russian judge orders 30-day remand of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny

A Russian judge remanded Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny in pre-trial detention for 30 days on Monday for violating the terms of a suspended jail sentence, ignoring calls from Western countries to free the opposition politician immediately. The ruling, a day after police detained him at the airport as he returned home for the first time… Read More Russian judge orders 30-day remand of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny

South Korean court sentences Samsung heir Jay Y. Lee to thirty months imprisonment in bribery case

A South Korean court sentenced Samsung Electronics vice chairman Jay Y. Lee to two and a half years in prison, the court said on Monday, which will have major ramifications for his leadership of the tech giant as well as Korea‚Äôs views toward big business. With this, Lee will be sidelined for the time being… Read More South Korean court sentences Samsung heir Jay Y. Lee to thirty months imprisonment in bribery case