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Zakharova: OPCW Disproves Navalny’s Poisoning Story, West Fabricated It (Rossiya-24)

Posted on July 14, 2021 by martyrashrakat July 13, 2021 Translated and subtitled by Leo. The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) itself unwittingly denied the version of Navalny’s poisoning. It’s hard to make a different conclusion to the OPCW report presented this week. In the document, it is said that the organization, […]

Lisbon expresses “regret” after sharing details on pro-Navalny protestors with Russian embassy

The city of Lisbon, Portugal has expressed “regret” after admitting that it made a mistake when they passed on information about a pro-Navalny protest to Russia’s embassy. Lisbon City Council (CML) said the details referred to organisers of a January demonstration calling for Navalny’s release from prison. The city hall has to collect data from […]

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 […]

‘We’ll continue fighting corruption’: Navalny NGO defiant despite ban

An organisation founded by jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has vowed to continue its fight against corruption on Thursday after it was outlawed by a Russian court that branded it as “extremist.” “We will continue fighting corruption,” said the Anti-Corruption Foundation on Twitter, which also mocked “the public danger” it represented to the Russian […]

Kremlin critic Navalny implores court to halt ‘torture’ checks in prison

Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny implored a Russian court on Monday to halt the hourly nighttime checks he says he’s been subjected to in prison, amounting them to torture. In a video appearance from his penal colony, Navalny argued he had done nothing that would warrant his designation as a flight risk that has resulted […]

Doctor who treated Kremlin critic Navalny goes missing, police say

A Siberian doctor who treated Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny after he collapsed on a flight in Russia last year has gone missing, Russian police said on Sunday. Police in the Omsk region, about 2,200 km (1,370 miles) east of Moscow, said physician Alexander Murakhovsky had left a hunting base in a forest on an all-terrain […]

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 […]

Russian’s Navalny to end prison hunger strike on 24th day

“Thanks to the huge support of good people across the country and around the world, we have made huge progress,” Navalny said in his message. “Two months ago, my requests for medical help were prompting smirks. I wasn’t given any medications….Thanks to you, now I have been examined by a concilium of civilian doctors twice.” […]

Russia’s Navalny to end prison hunger strike on 24th day

“Thanks to the huge support of good people across the country and around the world, we have made huge progress,” Navalny said in his message. “Two months ago, my requests for medical help were prompting smirks. I wasn’t given any medications….Thanks to you, now I have been examined by a concilium of civilian doctors twice.” […]

Russian’s Navalny to end prison hunger strike

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 be life-threatening. In an Instagram post on Friday afternoon, the 24th day of his hunger strike, Navalny said he will continue to demand a visit from his doctor to […]

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 […]

Navalny transferred to Russian prison hospital, lawyer says

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been transferred to a prison hospital, supporters and officials said on Monday, 20 days into a hunger strike that has led the United States to warn Moscow of serious repercussions if he should die in jail.Navalny’s lawyer Alexei Liptser said after visiting him in the hospital of penal colony […]

Hunger-striking Navalny moved to prison hospital

But the opposition leader’s physician, Dr. Yaroslav Ashikhmin, said Saturday that test results provided by the family show Navalny has sharply elevated levels of potassium, which can bring on cardiac arrest, and heightened creatinine levels that indicate impaired kidneys. “Our patient could die at any moment,” he said in a Facebook post. Reports about Navalny’s […]

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 […]

Kremlin opponent Navalny says he’s detained in ‘concentration camp’

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny compared his detention conditions to those of a “concentration camp” in an Instagram post on Monday. “I must admit that the Russian prison system managed to surprise me. I did not think it was possible to build a concentration camp just 100 kilometres away from Moscow,” the post read. “Three […]

Kremlin critic Navalny: I being held in a prison camp in Vladimir region

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny’s Instagram account confirmed on Monday that the jailed opposition politician is being held in a prison camp in Russia’s Vladimir region northeast of Moscow known for its strict regime. Navalny‘s precise location had been unknown after his legal team said last week that he had been moved from the nearby Kolchugino […]

Navalny emerges in jail in Russia’s Vladimir region, meets lawyers

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny is sharing a quarantine cell in central Russia, allies said on Wednesday, revealing his location for the first time since he was moved from jail in Moscow last week to serve a 2-1/2 year sentence in a penal colony.The whereabouts of Navalny, 44, had been a mystery since he left jail […]

Kremlin downplays impact of sanctions imposed by US and EU over Navalny but will retaliate

The Kremlin on Wednesday played down the impact of sanctions imposed by the United States and the European Union over Moscow’s treatment of opposition politician Alexei Navalny, but said it would retaliate with reciprocal measures. In President Joe Biden‘s most direct challenge yet to the Kremlin, the United States on Tuesday imposed sanctions to punish […]

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 […]

Russian opposition leader Navalny sent to prison outside Moscow

The Russina opposition leader Alexei Navalny, handed a two and a half year jail sentence, has been moved to a prison outside Moscow, his lawyer said. Navalny’s incarceration has led to international calls for his immediate release, including from Europe’s top human rights court. His lawyer, Vadim Kobzev, didn’t immediately say what prison he was […]

Jailed Putin critic Navalny moved, probably to prison camp – lawyer

Jailed Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny has been moved to an undisclosed detention center outside Moscow that may be a prison camp, his lawyer and a member of a rights organization said on Thursday. [embedded content] Navalny, a prominent critic of President Vladimir Putin, was jailed this month over alleged parole violations related to an […]

Anger after Amnesty strips Navalny of ‘prisoner of conscience’ status

On Tuesday, spokesman Alexander Artemyev said the human rights organisation had altered its stance after a review of historical speeches that “advocated violence and discrimination”. The NGO would continue to campaign to free the opposition leader, he said, given that he had been persecuted for “political views”. The move is not entirely without precedent, with […]

Amnesty International revokes Navalny’s ‘prisoner of conscience’ status

Amnesty International no longer considers jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny a “prisoner of conscience” due to past comments he made that qualify as advocacy of hatred, the group said.Amnesty, however, still believes that Navalny should be freed from jail, that he has committed no crime and that he is being persecuted for his campaigning and […]

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