• 29 February, 2024
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Russia’s Navalny calls Putin insane and urges anti-war protests

LONDON (Reuters) -Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny has called on Russians to stage daily protests against Moscow's invasion of Ukraine, depicting President Vladimir Putin as an "obviously insane tsar." Navalny…

Russian channel says it’s been told to remove reports on alleged graft

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's state media watchdog has ordered television channel TV Rain and several other outlets to remove reports from their websites about corruption allegations aired by jailed opposition…

Navalny activist flees Russia as top aides report threatening letters

By Tom Balmforth MOSCOW (Reuters) -An activist ally of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny told Reuters on Thursday she had fled Russia to avoid jail, while two of his top aides…

U.S. calls Russian decision to add Navalny to list of ‘terrorists and extremists’ disturbing

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department on Tuesday said Russia's decision to add jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny and a handful of his allies to an official list of…

EU urges Moscow to free Navalny on anniversary of his arrest

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union called on Moscow on Monday to immediately release Alexei Navalny, Russian President Vladimir Putin's most vocal critic, who was jailed a year ago in…

U.S, EU condemn decision to shut Russian human rights group Memorial

(Reuters) - The United States, the European Union, Australia, Canada and Britain on Friday condemned Russian court decisions to shut the country's oldest human rights group Memorial and its sister…

Russian court hands father of Navalny ally 3-year suspended sentence, lawyer says

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian court on Sunday handed the retired father of one of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny's allies a three-year suspended sentence, his lawyer said, in a…

Russia’s Navalny says he has become a ‘seamstress’ in prison

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny said on Tuesday he had joined a sewing workshop in prison and become a "seamstress", joking that the experience had changed his…

Russia declares rights lawyer who defended Navalny’s group ‘foreign agent’

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A top Russian human rights lawyer who defended the Anti-Corruption Foundation of jailed opposition politician Alexei Navalny was added to the Justice Ministry's list of "foreign agents"…

Jailed Kremlin critic Navalny dedicates EU prize to anti-corruption fighters

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny on Thursday dedicated a European Parliament human rights prize he won a day earlier to anti-corruption fighters around the world. The European…

Russia declares protest monitoring group OVD-Info ‘foreign agent’

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia on Wednesday declared the OVD-Info protest monitoring group that played a major role in documenting anti-Kremlin demonstrations a "foreign agent", in the latest move of its…

Russia’s Navalny nominated for EU rights prize

By Robin Emmott BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny was nominated on Monday for the European Parliament's annual human rights prize as European Union lawmakers sought to keep…