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  • Telegram blocks Navalny’s chatbots during election

    Telegram blocks Navalny’s chatbots during election

    Russia under President Vladimir Putin has routinely cracked down on any political dissent, including actions against Navalny himself,

    September 19, 2021
  • Russia likely to face new sanctions from US over Navalny

    Russia likely to face new sanctions from US over Navalny

    It will come as soon as we have developed the packages to ensure that we are getting the right targets, says US NSA Jake Sullivan

    June 21, 2021
  • Buoyed by allied summits, Biden ‘ready’ to take on Putin

    Buoyed by allied summits, Biden ‘ready’ to take on Putin

    Biden hoping to find small areas of agreement with the Putin, including potentially returning ambassadors to Washington and Moscow

    June 16, 2021
  • Dissent in the dock

    Dissent in the dock

    One of the latest postings, which has received 116 million views, alleges that a lavish palace on the Black Sea shore was built for Putin through an elaborate corruption scheme.

    May 3, 2021
  • Navalny sanctions

    Navalny sanctions

    Last month, Biden called for Navalny’s release, saying he was “targeted for exposing corruption and should be released immediately and without condition.”

    March 6, 2021
  • Popular discontent

    Popular discontent

    Television channels, backed by the Kremlin, warned that flashlight rallies were integral to major uprisings the world over. The demonstrations were binned as “unapproved mass protest” and a terrorist group has been charged with plotting attacks.

    February 17, 2021
  • Profound protest

    Profound protest

    Navalny has blamed the security services for the attempt to kill him, a charge that has been denied by the Kremlin.

    February 3, 2021
  • Russia & the West

    Russia & the West

    Navalny has interpreted the crackdown against him as a sign of Putin’s fear. But the Kremlin has insisted that Navalny had violated the law.

    January 23, 2021
  • Alexei Navalny says Russian agent admits FSB sought to kill him by putting poison in his underwear

    Alexei Navalny says Russian agent admits FSB sought to kill him by putting poison in his underwear

    Navalny said he disguised his phone number and presented himself as an aide to Security Council chief Nikolai Patrushev, saying he needed information for an official report on the attempted poisoning.

    December 22, 2020
  • Navalny’s ‘smart vote’

    Navalny’s ‘smart vote’

    In real terms, this implies an appeal to the electorate to vote for the strongest candidate, but one who does not belong to the ruling party, United Russia, helmed by President Vladimir Putin.

    September 16, 2020
  • Trump refuses to condemn Russia over Navalny

    Trump refuses to condemn Russia over Navalny

    He said the case was "tragic" but urged reporters to focus instead on China, which he said was a bigger threat to the world than Russia, the BBC reported on Saturday.

    September 6, 2020
  • The laced cup

    The laced cup

    Two years ago, Pyotr Verzilov, an Opposition activist slipped into coma in similarly mysterious circumstances and battled death for over a month, until doctors in Germany, where he was flown, managed to save him.

    August 22, 2020
  • Russia Prez Vladimir Putin constitutional reform package fast-tracked

    Russia Prez Vladimir Putin constitutional reform package fast-tracked

    There were no Kremlin-critical voices in the house as the reform passed with 432 in favour, no abstentions and no votes against.

    January 24, 2020
  • Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny released

    Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny released

    Russian opposition leader Aleksei Navalny was released from police custody on Sunday after being detained for several hours the day before on charges of organising an unauthorised demonstration in Moscow against President Vladimir Putin.

    May 6, 2018
  • Russian opposition leader sentenced to 20 days in jail

    Russian opposition leader sentenced to 20 days in jail

    Opposition leader Alexei Navalny was sentenced here on Monday to 20 days in jail for organising unauthorized protests against the government of Russian President Vladimir Putin. Navalny, who has already spent 40 days behind bars this year after two previous convictions related to demonstrations in Moscow, was detained last Friday as he was preparing to …

    October 3, 2017
  • Russian opposition leader Navalny detained in Moscow

    Russian opposition leader Navalny detained in Moscow

    Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny said he was detained by police today as he left his home in Moscow, hours before he was to hold a banned rally. “They have detained me in my building’s entrance hall. They are taking me somewhere ‘to give explanations,'” Navalny said on Twitter. Navalny has declared his intention to …

    September 29, 2017