Alexei Navalny, Russia’s most prominent opposition politician, was detained for 30 days pending a court hearing.
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Although suspected of being involved, the Russian government has launched a probe into the alleged poisoning of prominent politician Alexei Navalny.
Russian police have detained opposition leader Alexei Navalny and hundreds of other people who attended a Moscow protest to call for retribution.
Russian prosecutors announced new criminal charges against U.S.-born Kremlin foe Bill Browder on Monday, sounds alarm on Interpol.
Russia is awaiting a European court ruling on whether it violated the rights of opposition leader Alexei Navalny when arresting him on repeated occasions.
Russian opposition leader Alexei stopped at border, barred from leaving Russia court for hearing at the European Court for Human Rights in France.
Authorities have turned up the heat on Vladimir Putin’s main opposition since the Russian president’s approval ratings took a beating over pension reforms.
Russian opposition leader Navalny detained in Moscow, two months after his release from prison for organizing protests against the government of President.
Navalny was freed Thursday after serving a 30-day jail sentence for his role in organizing massive protests
Regional lawmakers voted Tuesday to cancel direct elections in Russia’s fourth-largest city, a move condemned by the mayor, a critic of President Vladimir Putin