Published: March 03, 2021
WASHINGTON - The Biden administration on Tuesday announced punitive sanctions against senior Russian government figures for the poisoning of opposition leader Alexei Navalny, the first of what is likely to be a series of actions designed to signal a tougher approach to Moscow than that taken by President Donald Trump.
Published: February 21, 2021
MOSCOW - Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny lost in a court appeal against jail time Saturday, but again used his time in the dock to expound on why he stands against President Vladimir Putin, no matter the personal risk.
Published: February 03, 2021
MOSCOW - Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was ordered to spend the next 32 months in prison Tuesday as he defiantly denounced President Vladimir Putin and said his supporters will not be intimidated by widening Kremlin crackdowns.
Published: January 31, 2021
A close ally of jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny urged U.S. President Joe Biden to take punitive action against a wider group of associates of President Vladimir Putin, saying current sanctions aren't sufficient to stop the Kremlin from cracking down on political opponents and violating human rights.
Published: January 24, 2021
MOSCOW - More than 2,700 people were arrested Saturday in protests spanning nearly 70 cities and towns across Russia calling for the release of jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny - a massive show of defiance against President Vladimir Putin and his widening crackdowns against challenges to his power.
Published: January 21, 2021
MOSCOW - Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny wasted no time showing why the Kremlin finds him such a threat: From behind bars in a coronavirus isolation cell, he released a bombshell video accusing President Vladimir Putin of colossal corruption.