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Kremlin Critic Navalny Released From Jail

Reuters | Posted 05.06.2015 | World

By Gabriela Baczynska MOSCOW, March 6 (Reuters) - Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny walked out of a Moscow detention center o...

Russian Opposition Leader Given 15 Days In Custody

AP | Posted 02.19.2015 | World

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's leading opposition figure Alexei Navalny was sentenced Thursday to 15 days in custody for handing out leaflets in the subway....

Putin Foe Navalny Taken In For Questioning

AP | LYNN BERRY | Posted 03.18.2015 | World

MOSCOW (AP) — Investigators raided the office of anti-corruption campaigner and leading Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny on Friday, after he...

Is Facebook a Threat to Putin?

Sergei Guriev | Posted 03.14.2015 | World
Sergei Guriev

The impact of the Facebook-assisted mobilization should not be underestimated. Had the government not feared further popular unrest, Nalvany might be going to prison for the next decade, with his brother spending up to eight years there with him.

Kremlin Critic Navalny Cuts Monitor Tag, Won't Comply With House Arrest

Reuters | Posted 03.07.2015 | World

MOSCOW, Jan 5 (Reuters) - Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny said on Monday he would no longer comply with the terms of his house arrest and had cut off ...

State Department Condemns Russian Court's Sentencing Of Kremlin Critic

Reuters | Posted 03.01.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Dec 30 (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department strongly condemned a suspended sentence handed to Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny and the jai...

Putin Foe Breaks House Arrest To Join Moscow Rally

Reuters | Posted 12.30.2014 | World

MOSCOW, Dec 30 (Reuters) - A Russian court gave Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny a suspended sentence on Tuesday for embezzling money but jailed his brot...

Top Putin Foe Found Guilty Of Fraud

Reuters | Maria Tsvetkova | Posted 02.28.2015 | World

By Maria Tsvetkova MOSCOW, Dec 30 (Reuters) - A Russian court gave Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny a suspended sentence on Tuesday for ...

Putin Opponent Found Guilty In Libel Case

AP | NATALIYA VASILYEVA | Posted 06.22.2014 | World

MOSCOW (AP) — A Moscow justice of the peace did not just fine Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny $8,400 on Tuesday for slandering a lawmaker, ...

Have 'Magnitsky List' Sanctions Worked Against Russia?

Innokenty (Kes) Grekov | Posted 06.03.2014 | World
Innokenty (Kes) Grekov

This week in her speech at the European Parliament, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova (representing prisoners' rights group Zona Prava and formerly of Pussy Riot...

Putin Foe Placed Under House Arrest

Reuters | Posted 04.29.2014 | World

By Ian Bateson MOSCOW, Feb 28 (Reuters) - A Russian court placed opposition leader Alexei Navalny under house arrest for at least t...

Pussy Riot Says It Will Take the Fight Against Putin to Parliament

Andrey Tolokonnikov | Posted 04.27.2014 | Politics
Andrey Tolokonnikov

Marat Gelman, a well-known Russian art figure, wrote that he would like to see, as president of Russia, not Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, but Nadia Tolokonnikova.

Luke Johnson

Putin's Top Critic Takes On The Sochi Olympics | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.27.2014 | World

WASHINGTON -- The chief opponent of Russian President Vladimir Putin has set his sights on a new target -- the Sochi Winter Olympics. In a wide-ran...

Prominent Putin Critic Served With New Theft Charges

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

MOSCOW, Oct 29 (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin's most prominent critic said on Tuesday he had been served with new theft and mo...

Putin Foe Navalny Freed But Still Under Kremlin's Thumb

Agence France Presse | | Posted 12.17.2013 | World

Russian protest leader Alexei Navalny on Thursday returned to Moscow a free man after a court in the northern Kirov region turned his five-year penal ...

Despite Suspended Sentence, Putin Foe Barred From Political Office

AP | ALEXANDER ROSLYAKOV and LAURA MILLS | Posted 12.16.2013 | World

KIROV, Russia — KIROV, Russia (AP) — A Russian court on Wednesday suspended a five year prison sentence for a top opposition leader but upheld...

Moscow Opposition Candidate Contests Election Results

AP | LAURA MILLS | Posted 11.12.2013 | World

MOSCOW — Opposition activist Alexei Navalny dragged more than 50,000 pages of documents to a Moscow courthouse Thursday to file a lawsuit contes...

Navalny Supporters Rally Against 'Rigged' Vote

Reuters | Posted 11.09.2013 | World

By Gabriela Baczynska and Maria Tsvetkova MOSCOW, Sept 9 (Reuters) - Thousands of cheering supporters answered a call by Russian oppo...

Kremlin Ally Wins Moscow Mayoral Race

AP | LYNN BERRY | Posted 11.08.2013 | World

MOSCOW — Opposition leader Alexei Navalny on Monday night defused anger over the Moscow mayoral election, telling a vast square of cheering supp...

Moscow Votes In Pivotal Mayoral Race

AP | LAURA MILLS and LYNN BERRY | Posted 11.08.2013 | World

MOSCOW — Opposition leader Alexei Navalny swept up far more votes than expected Sunday while finishing second in Moscow's mayoral election, a pi...

A Look At Moscow's Upcoming Election

AP | LAURA MILLS | Posted 09.06.2013 | World

MOSCOW -- Moscow is preparing for its first mayoral election in a decade. Though an incumbent backed by Vladimir Putin is expected to win handily, the...

Navalny Shakes Up Moscow's Mayoral Race

AP | LAURA MILLS | Posted 08.26.2013 | World

MOSCOW -- A motley gaggle of hipsters, mothers with children and two babushkas with hair dyed bright red gather to listen to something they haven't he...

Jessica Elgot

Pussy Riot Member Sounds Off On Russian Olympic Boycott | Jessica Elgot | Posted 08.26.2013 | World

Freedom is only the first battle for Pussy Riot’s Yekaterina Samutsevich. The Russian punk pioneer, radical artist and gay rights campaigner is t...

Could This Man Be Key To Russia's Gay Rights Battle?

Reuters | Posted 10.23.2013 | Gay Voices

* Moscow mayoral candidate says bans are unconstitutional * Navalny faces jail but is seeking office in capital * Putin ...

Committed Citizens Make Up a Movement That Doesn't Depend on Navalny

Sasha de Vogel | Posted 09.22.2013 | World
Sasha de Vogel

Even if the protesters were not responsible for getting Navalny out of jail in Russia, they were part of an event that will likely have real significance for the opposition movement.