Russian court outlaws groups linked to Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny

A Russian court on Wednesday outlawed groups linked to jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny after declaring them “extremist”, a move that bans his allies from elections and will further strain U.S.-Russia ties before a closely watched summit. President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Joe Biden are due to hold talks in Geneva next week with… Read More Russian court outlaws groups linked to Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny

Siberian doctor who treated Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny reappears following missing reports

A Siberian doctor who treated poisoned Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny last year reappeared on Monday after being reported missing while on a hunting trip, Russian news agencies cited the regional government as saying. A search was launched in the forests of the Omsk region, about 2,200 km (1,370 miles) east of Moscow, after physician Alexander… Read More Siberian doctor who treated Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny reappears following missing reports

Siberian doctor who treated Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny goes missing

A Siberian doctor who treated Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny after he collapsed on a flight in Russia last year has gone missing, Russian police said on Sunday. Police in the Omsk region, about 2,200 km (1,370 miles) east of Moscow, said physician Alexander Murakhovsky had left a hunting base in a forest on an all-terrain… Read More Siberian doctor who treated Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny goes missing

Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny begins hunger strike over denial to medical care

Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny declared a hunger strike on Wednesday in an attempt to force the prison holding him outside Moscow to provide him with proper medical care for what he said was acute pain in his back and both legs. The fate of Navalny, one of President Vladimir Putin’s most prominent critics, is… Read More Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny begins hunger strike over denial to medical care

Russia files lawsuit against Google, Facebook, Twitter for failure to delete protest content

Russian authorities are suing five social media platforms for allegedly failing to delete posts urging children to take part in illegal protests, the Interfax news agency cited a Moscow court as saying on Tuesday. Twitter, Google, Facebook each have three cases against them, with each violation punishable by a fine of up to 4 million… Read More Russia files lawsuit against Google, Facebook, Twitter for failure to delete protest content

Russian court sentences opposition politician Alexei Navalny to three and half years imprisonment

A Russian court sentenced Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny to three and a half years in jail on Tuesday after ruling he had violated the terms of his parole, but said that his prison term would be shortened for time he had served earlier under house arrest. Navalny, one of President Vladimir Putin’s most prominent critics,… Read More Russian court sentences opposition politician Alexei Navalny to three and half years imprisonment

Russia fines wife of Kremlin critic for participation in protests

A Russian court on Monday fined Yulia Navalnaya, the wife of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, 20,000 roubles (an equivalent of $265) for taking part in unsanctioned protests on Sunday, the court said. Riot police broke up protests across Russia on Sunday in support of Navalny, detaining more than 5,300 people who had braved the… Read More Russia fines wife of Kremlin critic for participation in protests

Russian police detain hundreds protesting against jailing of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny

Riot police broke up protests across Russia on Sunday in support of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, detaining more than 4,500 people who had braved the bitter cold and the threat of prosecution to demand he be set free. In a massive show of force, police imposed a sweeping security lockdown in the heart of Moscow,… Read More Russian police detain hundreds protesting against jailing of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny