Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny is already serving sentences totaling more than 11 years on charges that he says were politically motivated. Now, prosecutors want to add 20 years on charges of "extremism."
On Monday, the Moscow City Court will start examining a new case against Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny. There are seven charges against him, including "extremism."
Germany is calling on Russian authorities to provide "urgent" medical care to Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny. The dissident has said he is being denied access to basic medical treatment, despite being sick.
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.
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.
22 Mar 2022
Alexei Navalny and his supporters have decried the charges as politically motivated. He faces a 13-year prison sentence.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
4 May 2021
The jailed Kremlin critic's network of regional campaign offices is now on a list of organizations involved in "terrorism and extremism."