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Imprisoned Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny moved, alarming his allies

June 15, 2022 12:28 pm

The lack of information about the whereabouts of Navalny, the most determined political foe of Russian President Vladimir Putin, had worried his allies.

Russia's Navalny loses appeal on terrorist, extremist label

June 08, 2022 7:34 am

Navalny was first designated by the penitentiary authorities as a flight risk. But in October last year officials replaced that label with the “terrorist or extremist” one.

Jailed Kremlin critic Navalny says he faces 15 more years imprisonment

June 01, 2022 2:16 pm

Last week a Russian court rejected Alexey Navalny's appeal against his nine-year prison sentence for fraud, meaning a transfer from a penal colony to a high-security prison for serious criminals.

When Nokia pulled out of Russia, a vast surveillance system remained

March 29, 2022 7:02 am

For more than five years, Nokia provided equipment and services to link SORM to Russia’s largest telecom service provider, MTS, according to company documents obtained by The New York Times.

Russia sentences Kremlin critic Navalny to nine years in prison: Court

March 22, 2022 6:34 pm

Alexei Navalny, who was also found guilty of contempt of court, is already serving a two-and-a-half year sentence at a prison camp east of Moscow for parole violations related to charges he says were trumped up to thwart his political ambitions.

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny stands new trial in prison

February 15, 2022 10:45 pm

Alexei Navalny, President Vladimir Putin’s longtime foe, is charged with fraud and contempt of court. His allies denounced the case as an effort by the Kremlin to keep the politician in prison for as long as possible.

Explained: Why Putin critic Alexei Navalny has been awarded one of EU's highest prizes

October 26, 2021 11:16 am

Alexei Navalny, a lawyer-turned-activist, came to prominence in 2008 after he started exposing corruption in Russian politics through a blog. In 2018, he was barred from standing against Putin in the presidential elections.

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny says his prison has designated him a terrorist

October 11, 2021 6:52 pm

Alexei Navalny said on Instagram that he had been summoned before a commission, which voted unanimously in favour of the change of status.

Alexei Navalny allies accuse YouTube, Telegram of censorship in Russian election

September 19, 2021 9:56 am

Navalny's allies already accused Alphabet's Google and Apple of buckling under Kremlin pressure on Friday after the companies removed an app from their stores that the activists had hoped to use against the ruling party at the election.

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.