Alexei Navalny

Russian pro-Putin party wins majority after crackdown; foes cry foul

Russia's ruling United Russia party, which supports president Vladimir Putin, retained its parliamentary majority after an election and a sweeping crackdown on its critics, but opponents alleged ...

Members of a local electoral commission empty a ballot box at a polling station after the last day of the three-day parliamentary election, in Moscow, on 19 September, 2021

Google, Apple ‘censor’ Navalny app as polls begin in Russia

Polls opened across the vast country on Friday after a year that saw a sweeping crackdown on president Vladimir Putin’s opponents, with Russians given the option of voting online

Russian service members of the Baltic Fleet forces of the Russian Navy walk out of voting booths at a polling station during a three-day parliamentary election in the Baltic Sea town of Baltiysk in Kaliningrad Region, Russia on 17 September 2021

Russia fines Facebook and Twitter over banned content

Russia regularly takes legal action against internet platforms for not removing content it labels illegal, such as pornographic material or posts condoning drugs and suicide

Russia fines Facebook and Twitter over banned content

Russian court brands Navalny political organisations ‘extremist’

The ruling could spell the end for Navalny’s anti-corruption organisation, which had shone a light on graft at the highest levels, and his network of political offices that had bolstered his reach to ...

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and his daughter Daria meet with journalists outside a polling station during the Moscow city parliament election in Moscow, Russia on 8 September 2019

Putin-Biden summit: mutual grievances on the agenda

Russian leader Vladimir Putin and US president Joe Biden are to meet in Geneva on 16 June amid the biggest crisis in ties between their two countries in recent history

Putin-Biden summit: mutual grievances on the agenda

Putin ready to discuss rights in Russia, US with Biden: Moscow

Russian president Vladimir Putin is ready to discuss a range of rights issues with his US counterpart Joe Biden when they meet next month, including the "persecution" of those behind the US Capitol ...

Putin ready to discuss rights in Russia, US with Biden: Moscow

Jailed Kremlin critic Navalny says facing 3 new criminal probes

Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny said Tuesday that he had been told by investigators that three new criminal probes have been launched against him

Jailed Kremlin critic Navalny says facing 3 new criminal probes

Russia seeks to outlaw Navalny movement

A Russian court is set to hear an “extremism” case against the political network of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny on Monday as Moscow seeks to outlaw the opposition to President Vladimir Putin

Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny takes part in a rally to mark the 5th anniversary of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov's murder and to protest against proposed amendments to the country's constitution, in Moscow, Russia, 29 February 2020.

EU summons Russian envoy over travel bans on Brussels officials

The protest is the latest in rising diplomatic tensions since the start of 2021, when Moscow expelled European diplomats

EU summons Russian envoy over travel bans on Brussels officials

Russia moves Navalny to prison hospital under Western pressure

Ailing Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny has been transferred to a prison hospital as the EU warned it would hold Moscow responsible for the state of his health

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny delivers a speech during a rally to demand the release of jailed protesters, who were detained during opposition demonstrations for fair elections, in Moscow, Russia, 29 September 2019.
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