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22 May 2021
Russia's government is using an extremism trial to put an end to the movement surrounding the opposition figure Alexei Navalny.
16 Mar 2021
TikTok became a site for anti-Kremlin content during recent opposition protests in Russia. Now, the tightening grip of the authorities on social media platforms and the internet could push bloggers into opposition.
7 Mar 2021
Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny is serving his two and a half years sentence for violating parole at penal colony no.2 in the provincial town of Pokrov, 100 kilometres east of Moscow. It is part of a sprawling network of some 684 work colonies that today holds some 393,000 prisoners. The system requires inmates to carry out menial labour for a meagre salary and is routinely flagged by Russian advocacy groups for imposing long working hours and overlooking harsh conditions.
7 Feb 2021
A Moscow court jails the Kremlin's most prominent critic Alexei Navalny for nearly three years, triggering more protests resulting in more than a thousand arrests.
19 Jan 2021
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny says he is facing a "mockery of justice" as police in Moscow organised a makeshift hearing in a police station a day after his dramatic airport arrest.
16 Jan 2021
Russia's FSIN prison service has said it will be "obliged" to arrest Navalny if he returns, claiming he had breached terms of a suspended sentence.
2 Jan 2021
Russia's prison service has asked Alexei Navalny to report to its office in Moscow in one day, failing which he could face jail. Navalny said the statement means the state "officially" recognizes his August poisoning.
25 Aug 2020
FSB officers were reportedly monitoring the movements of opposition politician Alexei Navalny leading up to his suspected poisoning. The Kremlin critic is being treated in Berlin after falling ill on a flight to Moscow.
1 Aug 2020
Former US commander in Europe Lieutenant General Ben Hodges has slammed President Donald Trump's plan to withdraw troops from Germany. In a DW interview, he says it will hurt diplomatic ties and US Army capability.
23 Aug 2019
Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny is released after serving 30 days in jail for planning opposition protests, which have grown into a movement that has shaken Moscow since last month. Police were present outside the prison on his release but made no move to re-arrest him, as they have when other opposition figures were freed recently.
14 Jul 2019
Following a deadly fire on a Russian nuclear submarine, Russian authorities laid the bodies of 14 naval officers to rest in St. Petersburg. The Kremlin has stayed tight-lipped over the incident.
14 May 2018
Russia's first-time voters don't remember a time when Vladimir Putin wasn't president. Over seventy percent of voters under the age of 24 chose to go with the devil they know. Still, there are some who would rather see a new face in the Kremlin.

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