Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny briefly arrested
29 December 2019 | 8:49 am
Alexei Navalny has been targeted again in a raid on his anti-corruption center. It comes after one of his allies was forcibly sent to a remote outpost in the arctic.
11 May 2021
Alexander Murakhovsky, the first doctor to treat Alexei Navalny after he was poisoned with a nerve agent last year, reappeared after going missing Friday.
19 May 2021
Russia's lower house voted 293-45 in favor of the draft legislation, which would prevent members of "extremist" organizations from becoming lawmakers. Navalny's FBK is on the verge of being added to that list.
26 May 2021
The fresh allegations include the theft of donations from his anti-corruption foundation, creating an organization in violation of human rights and insulting a judge.
19 Jun 2021
Russian President Vladimir Putin's government is cracking down on his opponents' allies by chasing them out of state-run enterprises. Trade unions say the wave of firings is politically motivated. DW met one subway worker sacked for signing a pro-Navalny petition.
26 Jul 2021
Authorities have removed websites belonging to Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny and dozens of his allies. The move comes during the run-up to parliamentary elections in September.
19 Dec 2021
At a European Parliament ceremony in Strasbourg, representatives of the jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny have accepted the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought on his behalf.
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.
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.
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.
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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