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Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny’s punishment cell replicated near the Louvre

A replica of the concrete punishment cell that Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny is periodically placed in has been unveiled near the Louvre in Paris. The organisers said the cell shows the conditions that the opposition politician has been subjected to in the penal colony in the Vladimir region where he is being held, describing it […]

‘Putin wants to smear people in blood’: Alexei Navalny condemns Kremlin mobilisation order

Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny has condemned President Vladimir Putin’s decision to order a partial mobilisation of 300,000 reservists. The country’s opposition leader spoke during a court hearing on a petition against the prison where he is held. “The main thing is that this crime, this criminal aggressive ongoing war is getting worse, deepening, and […]

Russian Dissident Alexei Navalny Disappears

Russian dissident Alexei Navalny was transferred without warning on Tuesday from the prison colony where he has been held since his arrest in January 2021. Prison officials refused to say why he was moved, or where he has been taken.

Alexei Navalny Found Guilty By Russian Court, Sentenced To 9 Years In “Strict Regimen” Prison

Jailed Kremlin critic and anti-Putin activist Alexei Navalny has been found guilty on fresh charges of fraud and contempt of court by a Moscow judge. His plight has recently come back into Western headlines in the wake of Russia’s Ukraine invasion. Source

Russian Court Outlaws Opposition Leader Alexei Navalny’s Groups

MOSCOW (AP) — A Moscow court on Wednesday night outlawed the organizations founded by Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny by labeling them extremist, the latest move in a campaign to silence dissent and bar Kremlin critics from running for parliament in September. The Moscow City Court’s ruling, effective immediately, prevents people associated with Navalny’s Foundation […]

Putin critic Alexei Navalny to end hunger strike

Alexei Navalny on Friday announced an end to his hunger strike, 24 days after declaring a protest at being denied proper medical care. In an Instagram post relayed by lawyers, the jailed opposition leader said he made the decision after authorities had compromised and allowed him to be seen by civilian doctors outside his prison […]

Russian Opposition Leader Alexei Navalny To End Hunger Strike On Day 24

MOSCOW (AP) — Imprisoned opposition leader Alexei Navalny says he is ending his hunger strike after getting medical attention and being warned by his doctors that continuing it would put his life at risk. In an Instagram post on Friday afternoon, the 24th day of his hunger strike, Navalny said he will continue to demand […]

Nearly 1,500 Reported Arrested At Alexei Navalny Rallies In Russia

MOSCOW (AP) — Police arrested nearly 1,500 people Wednesday during 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. The largest of the protests took place in Moscow, […]

Alexei Navalny’s Doctors Prevented From Seeing Him At Prison Clinic

MOSCOW (AP) — Several doctors were prevented Tuesday from seeing Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny in a prison hospital after his three-week hunger strike and prosecutors detailed a sweeping, new case against his organization. Navalny was transferred Sunday from a penal colony east of Moscow to a hospital unit at a prison in Vladimir, a […]

Jailed Kremlin Critic Alexei Navalny Transferred To Hospital

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian state penitentiary service said Monday a decision has been made to transfer imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who is in the third week of a hunger strike, to a hospital. The announcement comes two days after Navalny’s physician said his health was deteriorating rapidly and the 44-year-old Kremlin critic […]

Russian Dissident Alexei Navalny Could Be Days From Death In Prison

Popular Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny could be just days from death following mysterious pains and a hunger strike in a notorious prison, his supporters warned Saturday. “Alexei is dying … it’s a question of days,” Navalny’s spokesperson, Kira Yarmysh, said on Facebook. “It’s totally, totally unfair, and totally inappropriate,” President Joe Biden told reporters Saturday when […]

Daughter of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny says he needs a doctor

MOSCOW – The daughter of hunger-striking Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny called on Russian authorities on Sunday to allow a doctor to treat her father in prison, a day after a group of medical professionals warned he is at risk of kidney failure. Navalny, a fierce opponent of Russian President Vladimir Putin, started refusing food on […]

Russian medics sound alarm over Alexei Navalny’s blood test results

A doctor for jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has issued a stark warning about the 44-year-old’s condition in his third week of hunger strike. Physician Yaroslav Ashikhmin wrote in a Facebook post on Saturday that he had received test results from Navalny’s family that made him fear his patient “could die at any minute”. […]

Jailed Russian Opposition Leader Alexei Navalny Launches Hunger Strike

MOSCOW (AP) — Imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny said Wednesday he has started a hunger strike to protest authorities’ failure to provide proper treatment for his back and leg pains. In a statement posted on Instagram, Navalny complained about prison officials’ refusal to give him the right medicines and to allow his doctor to […]

Alexei Navalny: US sanctions Russian officials over nerve-agent attack

The Biden administration sanctioned seven mid-level and senior Russian officials on Tuesday, along with more than a dozen government entities, over a nearly fatal nerve-agent attack on opposition leader Alexei Navalny and his subsequent jailing. The Kremlin has described the sanctions as “absolutely unacceptable” and accused the West of interference in its internal affairs. Washington’s […]

US sanctions Russia for poisoning Alexei Navalny

The United States on Tuesday imposed sanctions to punish Russia for what it described as Moscow’s attempt to poison opposition leader Alexei Navalny with a nerve agent last year, in President Joe Biden’s most direct challenge yet to the Kremlin. The announcement of action against seven Russian officials and 14 entities made by senior Biden […]

Alexei Navalny: Russia rejects European rights court’s order to free Kremlin critic

Europe’s top human rights court has ordered Russia to release jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny, a ruling quickly rejected Wednesday by Russian authorities who are bent on isolating the Kremlin’s most prominent foe. The decision by the European Court of Human Rights had demanded that Russia free Navalny immediately and warns that failing to do […]

Alexei Navalny: scores detained in mass protests following opposition leader sentencing

Nearly 1,000 people were detained on Tuesday night in Russia after mass protests broke out in Moscow and Saint Petersburg after a court sentenced Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny to prison for more than 2 1/2 years. It ruled he violated the terms of his probation while recuperating in Germany from nerve-agent poisoning. Navalny, who […]

Alexei Navalny Condemns ‘Thieving Little’ Putin In Dramatic Courtroom Speech

In an unsparing courtroom speech delivered before he was sentenced to two-and-a-half years in a labor camp on Tuesday, Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny sharply criticized President Vladimir Putin, describing him as a “thieving little man in his bunker.” Navalny was arrested Jan. 17 upon his return to Moscow from Germany, where he’d spent five months […]

Thousands rally in Russia to demand Alexei Navalny’s release

Thousands of people took to the streets Sunday across Russia to demand the release of jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny keeping up the wave of nationwide protests that have rattled the Kremlin. Hundreds were detained by police. The authorities mounted a massive effort to stem the tide of demonstrations after tens of thousands of people […]

Alexei Navalny: Hundreds arrested in 50 Russian cities as thousands protest

Russian police arrested more than 1,600 people in protests across 35 cities in Russia by supporters of jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny. Protests are taking place in multiple Russian cities, from Siberia and Russia’s far east to St Petersberg and the capital, Moscow, in the biggest show of public dissent in Russia in years. “My […]

Russian Court Rejects Putin Critic Alexei Navalny’s Appeal; Allies Detained

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian court on Thursday rejected opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s appeal against his arrest while authorities detained several of his allies and issued warnings to social media companies after tens of thousands swarmed the streets in over 100 Russian cities last weekend demanding his release. Speaking to court via video link from […]

ACH (1438) Dr. Matthew Raphael Johnson – Alexei Navalny And American Imperialism

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First Lady: Russia warms to the woman who ‘saved’ Alexei Navalny

I t was an image that crystallised last weekend’s news. Yulia Navalnaya, the tall, blonde 44-year-old wife of Russia’s most prominent opposition leader, embracing her husband at border control in a moment of cruelty and tenderness. The two had come home understanding the risks of returning to the lair of unsuccessful assassins – and the […]

Alexei Navalny: Russian court jails Kremlin critic for 30 days

A Russian court has sentenced Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny to 30 days in prison, pending a trial, a speedy judgment following an unprecedented, ad-hoc one day hearing which seemed to ignore most aspects of law and process. The hearing, in a police station, started earlier on Monday, less than 24 hours after Mr Navalny had […]

West to Russia: Free Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, Moscow pushes back

Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny on Monday urged Russians to take to the streets in protest at his treatment in a video clip released after a judge ordered he be remanded in pre-trial detention for 30 days.”Don’t be afraid, take to the streets. Don’t go out for me, go out for yourself and your future,” […]

Alexei Navalny detained by Russian police upon arrival at airport

Police detained prominent Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny on arrival at a Moscow airport on Sunday after he flew home to Russia from Germany for the first time since he was poisoned last summer.The move, which could see Navalny jailed for 3.5 years for allegedly flouting the terms of a suspended prison sentence, is likely to […]

Putin Critic Alexei Navalny Detained After Landing In Russia

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was arrested Sunday at a Moscow airport as he tried to enter the country from Germany, where he had spent five months recovering from nerve agent poisoning that he blames on the Kremlin. Navalny’s detention at passport control in Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport was widely expected because Russia’s […]

Collision course: Russia prepares for Alexei Navalny’s return

O f all the people who could have advised Alexei Navalny on his future in or out of Russia, his longtime adviser Vladimir Ashurkov was better placed than most.   The financier himself fled to London in 2014 after the Kremlin dropped heavy hints of a likely arrest — a direct consequence of him coordinating […]

Novichok traces found on water bottle in Alexei Navalny’s hotel room, his colleagues say

Colleagues of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny said Thursday that a bottle of water with a trace of the Novichok nerve agent was found in his hotel room after his poisoning. Navalny fell ill on a flight from Siberia to Moscow on August 20 and was flown to Germany, where he was kept in an […]

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