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Alexei Navalny


Russian court outlaws opposition leader Navalny's groups

June 10, 2021 10:15 am

Wednesday's ruling, the latest chapter in a long-running crackdown on Putin's fiercest domestic opponent, delivers a final hammer blow to a vast political network that Navalny built up over many years to try to challenge the veteran Russian leader's grip on power.

Siberian doctor who treated Kremlin critic Navalny goes missing, police say

May 09, 2021 10:37 pm

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 vehicle on Friday and had not been seen since.

Russian pranksters dupe Canadian lawmakers with fake Navalny act

May 05, 2021 11:58 am

Lawmakers listened to pranksters Vladimir Kuznetsov and Alexei Stolyarov impersonating the Navalny aide for 25 minutes before realizing they’d been tricked.

Criminal or martyr? A prisoner poses a political dilemma for Spain

May 04, 2021 11:36 am

But its president, Jordi Cuixart, is nowhere to be found: For the past 3 1/2 years, he has lived in a prison cell.

Navalny’s network crumbling under Kremlin pressure

April 30, 2021 10:19 am

Prosecutors are seeking to have Navalny’s movement declared an extremist organization. A Moscow court this week ordered Navalny’s groups to halt all public activity pending a final ruling in the extremism case.

Putin warns of a Russian ‘red line’ the west will regret crossing

April 22, 2021 12:29 pm

Yet even as President Vladimir Putin lashed out at foreign enemies real or perceived in a state-of-the-nation speech Wednesday, tens of thousands of Russians defied a heavy police presence to pour into the streets to challenge his rule. In Moscow, some gathered across the street from the Kremlin to chant, “Go Away!”

Russia arrests over 1,400 at rallies for jailed opposition leader Navalny

April 22, 2021 8:05 am

US Senator Bob Menendez, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, urged the Russian government to provide Navalny with medical care and called for sanctions.

Russia: Doctors denied access to 'very weak' Alexei Navalny

April 21, 2021 1:00 pm

The Kremlin critic's deteriorating health has become so bad "it's hard for him to speak and sit up," his lawyer said. Navalny supporters are set to take to the streets on Wednesday to vent their anger over his treatment.

Alexei Navalny's doctor: Putin critic 'could die at any moment'

April 18, 2021 7:31 am

Physician Yaroslav Ashikhmin said Saturday that test results he received from Navalny’s family show him with sharply elevated levels of potassium, which can bring on cardiac arrest, and heightened creatinine levels that indicate impaired kidneys.

Explained: Why report on Nikolai Glushkov's death has put focus again on poisoning of Putin critics

April 11, 2021 12:38 pm

The news of Glushkov’s death came just over a week after the attempted poisoning of Sergei Skripal, a former Russian double agent who was administered a nerve agent in the UK in 2018.