Tag: Alexei Navalny

Kremlin ups pressure on Navalny, says opposition group ‘foreign agent’

Russia on Wednesday upped the pressure on opposition leader Alexei Navalny. Navalny's Anti-Corruption Foundation (FBK), which often publishes investigations into state officials. This has...

Russians set to rally to demand release of jailed protesters

President Vladimir Putin's opponents say their release may be a tactic to avoid wider concessions and want to step up pressure for others to...

Kremlin critic Navalny says he may have been poisoned

MOSCOW: Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who was discharged on Monday from a hospital where he was treated for symptoms of an acute allergy, said...

Putin opponent Navalny may have been exposed to ‘toxic agent’: doctor

MOSCOW: Russia's jailed opposition politician Alexei Navalny might have been exposed to an unidentified "toxic agent," his personal doctor said on Monday, while health officials...

Russia opposition leader hospitalised with ‘allergic reaction’

MOSCOW: Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was taken from jail to hospital on Sunday after suffering a "severe allergic reaction" with swelling of the face...

Russian opposition vows to hold Moscow protest despite crackdown

MOSCOW: Russian opposition activists said on Thursday they planned to press ahead with an unauthorised rally in Moscow this weekend despite overnight police searches and...

Russian investigators grill opposition in vote crackdown

MOSCOW: Russian investigators summoned a number of opposition politicians for questioning Thursday after the authorities staged nighttime raids and jailed top Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny...

Russia detains Navalny as opposition decries new crackdown

MOSCOW: Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was arrested and faced up to 30 days in prison Wednesday, in an apparent move by the authorities to...

Russian opposition leader Navalny arrested ahead of protest

MOSCOW: Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was arrested and faced up to 30 days in prison Wednesday, in an apparent move by the authorities to...

Opposition figures arrested during Moscow vote demo

MOSCOW: Allies of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny were arrested Sunday during a protest in Moscow to demand their names be included on the ballot...