Kremlin foe Navalny's demands in prison: moonshine, a balalaika and a pet kangaroo -- all denied
Imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has released excerpts of his correspondence with prison administrators, detailing his sarcastic demands for things like a bottle of moonshine, a balalaika and even a kangaroo.
Opposition figure's sentence underlines Russian intolerance
The 25-year treason sentence imposed on prominent Russian opposition figure Vladimir Kara-Murza on Monday was a particularly severe show of authorities’ intensifying intolerance of criticism of the war in Ukraine and other dissenting opinions.
Navalny appeal rejected; another Kremlin critic jailed
A Russian court has rejected an appeal by imprisoned opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who contended that prison authorities illegally prevented his lawyers from bringing necessary equipment including voice recorders and laptop computers to a court session held in a prison.
Russia's Navalny accuses Le Pen of Kremlin ties before vote
Imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny waded into France’s tight presidential campaign, urging voters to back incumbent Emmanuel Macron in Sunday's runoff and alleging that far-right challenger Marine Le Pen is too closely linked to Russia.
Russia adds Navalny and his top allies to list of terrorists
Russian authorities have added imprisoned opposition leader Alexei Navalny and some of his top allies to the registry of terrorists and extremists, the latest move in a multi-pronged crackdown on opposition supporters, independent media and human rights activists.
Top ally announces closing Navalny's offices amid crackdown
A top ally of imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny says the network of the politicians' offices in Russia is being closed as authorities seek to have it and Navalny’s Foundation for Fighting Corruption outlawed as extremist groups.
Nearly 1,500 reported arrested at Navalny rallies in Russia
Police arrested nearly 1,500 people in a day of demonstrations throughout Russia calling for freedom for imprisoned opposition leader Alexei Navalny, whose health reportedly is in severe decline after three weeks of hunger striking, according to a group that monitors political detentions.