The court in Russia decided to make the latest trial of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny closed to the public, barring access to reporters. The opposition leader faces up to 30 years in prison on the "extremism" charges.
An associate of Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny has been sentenced to 7 1/2 years in prison for founding an "extremist" group. How did former auditor Lilia Chanysheva become an outspoken Putin critic?
Imprisoned Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny said that he was facing extremism allegations in a new court hearing — charges that could land him up to 35 years 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.
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”.
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."
25 Nov 2021
Two more aides of the imprisoned Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny are in exile. The news comes as Navalny files his fourth complaint against conditions in the Vladimir region prison camp east of Moscow where he was sent.
11 Oct 2021
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.
3 Oct 2021
The fresh probe comes after Navalny's allies were already banned as "extremist" earlier this year ahead of Russia's elections.
12 Sep 2021
It has been a year since the poisoning of Russian opposition leader and Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny. After his recuperation in Germany, Navalny voluntarily returned to Russia and was arrested. But pressure on Kremlin critics continues to mount.
13 Aug 2021
Imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been hit with a new charge. The jailed critic must now answer to starting an organization that allegedly incites breaking laws.
9 Aug 2021
Oleg Navalny was accused of calling for mass protests in solidarity with his brother, jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny. Russia has clamped down on demonstrations during the coronavirus pandemic.