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

Russian opposition commemorates anniversary of murder of Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov

Several thousand people commemorated the anniversary of the 2015 murder of Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov in central Moscow on Saturday, following a clampdown on protests over the jailing of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny. With a minimal police presence at the scene, opposition supporters laid flowers on the bridge in central Moscow where Nemtsov was… Read More Russian opposition commemorates anniversary of murder of Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov

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

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

Russian police detain scores of protesters demanding release of jailed opposition politician Alexei Navalny

Police detained over 1,000 people across Russia on Saturday and used force to break up rallies around the country as tens of thousands of protesters demanded the release of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, whose wife was among those detained. Navalny had called on his supporters to protest after being arrested last weekend as he returned… Read More Russian police detain scores of protesters demanding release of jailed opposition politician Alexei Navalny

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