Nobel winner says he would have given peace prize to Navalny
11 October 2021 | 11:25 am
Dmitry Muratov, the chief editor of Russia's leading independent newspaper Novaya Gazeta who has won the Nobel Peace Prize, says he would have given the award to jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny.
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19 Feb 2022
Outspoken Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny is facing new charges of fraud. If convicted, he could face a further 10 years in prison.
4 Mar 2022
Jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny has urged Russians to hold daily protests against their country's invasion of Ukraine. He labeled Russian leader Vladimir Putin "a clearly insane tsar."
15 Mar 2022
Russian prosecutors have asked a court to sentence opposition leader Alexei Navalny to 13 years in prison on fraud and contempt of court charges. The request also called for him to be held under stricter conditions.
22 Mar 2022
Alexei Navalny and his supporters have decried the charges as politically motivated. He faces a 13-year prison sentence.
2 Apr 2022
Leonid Volkov, a top aide to jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, spoke to FRANCE 24 from the Lithuanian capital Vilnius on Tuesday. He expressed concern about the safety of his boss, who was recently sentenced to nine more years in prison, saying that the world “should keep an eye on him”.
26 May 2022
The opposition leader has been behind bars since January 2021 on charges of fraud. The US has described the legal process as a "sham" while human rights groups have decried his treatment in prison.
4 Jun 2022
Alexey Navalny now faces more jail time for "creating an extremist community." The charge comes on top of Navalny's 9 year sentence for fraud.
15 Jun 2022
Navalny's lawyer went to visit him in prison, but was told by guards that "there is no such convict here." Russian authorities have not said where they have taken the opposition leader.
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