Alexei Navalny

Nerve agents, poison and window falls. Over the years, Kremlin foes have been attacked or killed

Wednesday's plane crash that is presumed to have killed Yevgeny Prigozhin and top lieutenants of his Wagner private military came two months to the day after he launched an armed rebellion

published on : 25th August 2023

Russian opposition leader Navalny faces 20 more years behind bars

Navalny's last days before the verdict have been spent in a punishment cell where, his spokesperson said, he has been regularly sent over minor infringements of prison rules.

published on : 4th August 2023

Navalny associate jailed as Russian opposition crackdown continues

Navalny, who exposed official corruption and organized massive anti-Kremlin protests, was arrested in January 2021 upon returning to Moscow after recuperating in Germany from nerve-agent poisoning.

published on : 24th July 2023

Russia’s highest court quashes Navalny’s lawsuit over depriving him of pen and paper in prison

In the lawsuit considered by the Supreme Court on Thursday, Navalny complained that prison officials in the restricted housing unit, where he is held in isolation, no longer gave him a pen and paper.

published on : 22nd June 2023

A new trial begins for Russian opposition leader Navalny that could keep him locked up for decades 

Navalny, wearing his prison garb, looked gaunt at the session but spoke emphatically about the weakness of the state's case and gestured energetically.

published on : 19th June 2023

Inside Russia's penal colonies: A look at life for political prisoners caught in Putin's crackdowns

Memorial, Russia's oldest and most prominent human rights organization, counted 558 political prisoners in the country as of April — more than three times the figure than in 2018, when it listed 183.

published on : 3rd June 2023
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