Russian prosecutors asked a court to sentence Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny to 13 years on charges of fraud and contempt of court.
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Alexei Navalny is a Russian lawyer and political and financial activist. He has gained prominence in Russia as a critic of corruption and of Russia's dictator Vladimir Putin. Also check out our section on Political Dissidents or our articles on Russia and Vladimir Putin.
The Time To Get Behind Alexeï Navalny Is Now
We are interdependent in our assumed divided lands. Praise for the imprisoned Navalny. Here is a man dedicated to justice and freedom for all.
Russian Opposition Leader Navalny Faces 15 More Years In Prison
Russia pro-democracy activist Alexei Navalny is facing another set of charges that could add 15 more years to his prison sentence.
Russia’s Navalny Wins EU’s Top Human Rights Award
Russian opposition leader Aleksei Navalny has received this year’s EU human rights prize, the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought.
Russia’s extremism trial aims to break Navalny’s network
The Russian government is using an extremism trial to put an end to the protests around opposition figure Alexei Navalny.
Celebrities Pen Open Plea To Putin For Navalny’s Health
Several celebrities and public figures wrote to Russian President Vladimir Putin, asking with him to allow treatment for critic Alexei Navalny.
Russia’s Navalny On Hunger Strike To Protest Prison Treatment
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny declared Wednesday he had begun hunger strike to protest ill-treatment by authorities.
It’s Not Navalny and Putin. It’s Russian Democracy vs. Dictatorship
The continued focus on Navalny and Putin rather than the protest movement stifles the growth of an opposition movement in Russia.
Navalny Walks in the Footsteps of the Great Russian Dissidents
Alexei Navalny should be included in the hall of fame of Russia’s greatest dissidents such as Solzhenitsyn, Sakharov, and Sharansky.
Russia: Navalny supporters hold Valentine’s Day protests
To avoid arrest, Nalvany supporters protested on Valentine’s day by posting photos on social media with the hashtag #LoveIsStrongerThanFear.