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Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny is facing a further 15 years in jail
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Russia cracks down on independent media during Ukraine invasion
Russia is not only attacking Ukraine. Independent media say they are in Moscow's crosshairs, too.
Big Tech blocks RT and Sputnik on social media
One Russian official called social media platforms "foreign instigators of war" after they cracked down on state media outlets.
Ukraine forces in missile launch exercise near border
Ukrainian forces trained using anti-tank missiles and bunker defeat weapons in the country's Donetsk region on Tuesday amid threats of a possible Russian invasion.
'Don't be afraid': Alexei Navalny marks a year since Russia return
Navalny said that he had "no regrets" about his return to Moscow from Berlin, despite his incarceration.
Russia misunderstood WHO demands for Sputnik V approval, says Kremlin
Russia was the first country in the world to authorise a coronavirus vaccine last August, but the jab has not yet been approved by the WHO.
Russia adds protest monitoring group and 22 individuals to blacklist
OVD-Info joins the Mediazona website and the human-rights project Zona Prava on Russia's blacklist of critical media organisations.
Russian party sues, claiming online voting in Moscow was rigged
Members of Russia’s Communist Party allege the vote was rigged after their defeat in races in the Russian capital.
Russia opens new extremism probe against Navalny and his allies
Russian authorities have opened a criminal case against imprisoned opposition leader Alexei Navalny and his closest allies.
Kremlin critics join forces to challenge e-voting in Duma election
The newly formed coalition plans to organise nationwide protests against the election's outcome and file lawsuits to contest the results.
Vladimir Putin self-isolates after close aides infected with COVID-19
The Kremlin has stated that Putin has tested negative for the virus but will be self-isolating for a "certain period".
Putin and Kerry discuss climate change in phone call from the Kremlin
Putin told US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate, Kerry, that dialogue on the climate should not be politicised, according to the Kremlin this week.
Russian opposition figure leaves country for Ukraine
A well-known Russian opposition politician who was held in police custody for two days last week in a criminal investigation that he has left the country for Ukraine.
Putin warns Russia's enemies will have 'teeth knocked out'
Vladimir Putin was speaking at a government meeting Thursday when he made the strong comment.
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"A major poll, released last week by GLOBSEC, found that citizens in these neighbouring countries are more likely than not to see Russia as the world’s leading military power, as well as a victim of western machinations."
US expels Russian diplomats and imposes sanctions for hacking
The measures are meant to punish Russia for actions that US officials say cut to the core of American democracy and to deter future acts.
Alexei Navalny health 'deteriorating' in jail, lawyers say
"The rapid deterioration of his health condition raises our extreme concerns," they said.
Russian parliament passes law that could keep Putin in office to 2036
Russia's lower house of parliament has passed a law allowing acting President Vladimir Putin to run for two more terms.
Russian police detain participants at opposition forum in Moscow
The detained included leading opposition figures, like Yulia Galyamina.
Boris Nemtsov: Thousands pay tribute on sixth anniversary of murder
Thousands of Russians, as well as some western diplomats, have marked the sixth anniversary of the assassination of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov.
Kremlin critic Navalny loses appeal and is found guilty of defamation
The opposition leader, who returned to Russia in January after being treated for Novichok poisoning in Germany, appeared before a Moscow court in two separate cases on Saturday.
'Heavy-handed' tactics likely from Moscow at pro-Navalny rallies
Protests are planned across 60 Russian cities on Saturday in support of jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny
Russia rebuffs calls to release detained Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny
The opposition figure returned to Russia on Sunday five months after he arrived for treatment and convalescence in Germany for nerve agent poisoning.
Navalny: Chemical weapons watchdog confirms Novichok poisoning
"Any use of chemical weapons is serious and cannot be without consequences," Germany said after the OPCW confirmed that Alexei Navalny was poisoned with Novichok.
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Russian bailiffs seize Alexei Navalny's assets, says spokeswoman
Navalny's flat and some of his bank accounts were frozen while he lay in a coma in Berlin, the Kremlin critic's spokeswoman said on Thursday.
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Moscow says it has not seen evidence Navalny poisoned with Novichok
A Kremlin spokesperson says Moscow hasn't received any evidence from Germany that Russian opposition activist, Alexei Navalny, was poisoned with a Novichok nerve agent.