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 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 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.
29 Apr 2021
If Navalny perseveres with his hunger strike he will die, doctors have warned. Meanwhile, the opposition leader has been brought up to speed with the protests across Russia, which have filled him with "hope."
29 Apr 2021
The jailed Russian opposition leader has appeared in public for the first time since ending a three-week hunger strike. His team has meanwhile said it is shutting regional offices amid a clampdown.
19 Apr 2021
Russian dissident Alexei Navalny has been moved from his prison to a hospital for convicts, officials say. EU foreign ministers are meeting to discuss the Kremlin critic's health, saying they hold Russia responsible.
28 Jan 2021
Germany's foreign minister said the prominent Kremlin critic "should be released immediately," echoing calls from other European countries and the US. Navalny was detained on his return to Russia after his poisoning.
27 Jan 2021
US President Joe Biden has raised concerns over the jailing of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny in his first phone call with Vladimir Putin. All G7 foreign ministers condemned Navalny's arrest as "politically motivated."