Russian police raid properties of Kremlin critic and allies, detain younger brother

Police in Moscow detained Oleg Navalny, the brother of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, and searched the homes of the opposition politician’s associates and other properties linked to him, his allies said. Tens of thousands of people took to the streets on Saturday to demand that the Kremlin release Alexei Navalny from jail, where he… Read More Russian police raid properties of Kremlin critic and allies, detain younger brother

Russia opens criminal case against opposition activist Lyubov Sobol

Russian law enforcement agencies opened a criminal case against Lyubov Sobol, an ally of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, and took her in for questioning early on Friday after raiding her home, Navalny and his supporters said. There was no immediate comment from the police. Supporters of Navalny said the police action appeared to be a… Read More Russia opens criminal case against opposition activist Lyubov Sobol