Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny hospitalized after being detained – media He was sentenced to 30 days in prison for allegedly violating the country's protest laws.
23:25, 28 July 2019
Russia protests: Police beat, arrest hundreds at Moscow rally (Photo, video) Opposition leader Alexei Navalny, a fierce critic of President Vladimir Putin, was jailed for 30 days on Wednesday after calling for Saturday's unapproved demonstration.
22:00, 27 July 2019
Chase of a lifetime: Russian SWAT team ridiculed by opposition leader Navalny was happy to share the video of the "brilliant" raid on social networks and mock the agency.
16:00, 17 May 2019
Ukraine strongly condemns Kremlin's attack against Russians amid "He's not our tsar" protests Ukraine and its international partners call for the immediate release of illegally detained persons and ensuring their rights to peaceful protest.
15:55, 06 May 2018
Police detain over thousand protesters at anti-Putin rallies across Russia Participants claim law enforcers slammed hard down on the crowd, employing truncheons.
19:10, 05 May 2018
"He's not our tsar": Rallies start across Russia ahead of Putin's inauguration First detentions have already been reported.
11:40, 05 May 2018
Sex voyage on oligarch's yacht: Top Russian official's shady ties revealed with billionaire linked to Manafort – media <p>A Belarussian woman, who has been involved in escort services, is in the center of the opposition leader’s investigation.</p>
12:20, 09 February 2018
Navalny supporters rally across Russia urging citizens to ignore upcoming elections <p>The opposition politician’s team also reported that the police raided the office of his Anti-corruption Foundation citing a “bomb threat”</p>
13:40, 28 January 2018
DW: Russia's high court reaffirms Navalny ban from presidential race <p>The court affirmed the decision of Russia's Central Election Commission which barred Navalny from running. Navalny is vowing to continue his fight to appear on the election ballot, according to Deutsche Welle (DW).</p>
22:55, 06 January 2018
Russia's Navalny calls for election boycott as officials ban him from running <p>The anti-corruption crusader is vowing to appeal the election commission's ruling. Navalny has already called for a nationwide boycott of the vote in March, he's ineligible to stand due to recent convictions, Deutsche Welle reports.</p>
21:00, 25 December 2017
Russian presidential election: Rallies held for Alexei Navalny – BBC <p>Supporters of opposition politician Alexei Navalny have been gathering in some 20 Russian cities to back his bid to run in March's presidential poll, according to the BBC.</p>
13:15, 24 December 2017
Ksenia Sobchak to run for president in Russia <p>A young socialite and television journalist whose father was a close ally of Russia’s president, Vladimir Putin, declared her intention on Wednesday to challenge him in the presidential election scheduled for next March, a move liable to split the already feeble liberal opposition, The New York Times reports.</p>
11:05, 19 October 2017
RFE/RL: Kremlin says all detained protesters released after October 7 rallies <p>Russia's Interior Ministry says authorities have released all demonstrators who were detained for taking part in unauthorized rallies across Russia that coincided with Russian President Vladimir Putin's birthday on October 7, according to Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty (RFE/RL).</p>
16:51, 08 October 2017
Putin's birthday gift: Navalny arrested for 20 days for unauthorized rally calls <p>Moscow's Simonovsky District Court has ruled on 20-day administrative arrest for Russian opposition activist Alexei Navalny for calls to take part in unauthorized rallies, according to the Russian alternative media outlet MediaZona.</p>
23:59, 02 October 2017
Putin critic Navalny says police detain him ahead of pre-election rally – Reuters <p>Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny said on Friday, September 29, he had been detained by police as he left his Moscow home to attend a pre-election rally in a provincial town, according to Reuters.</p>
11:20, 29 September 2017
Funds, arms for Donbas invasion "taken from annexed Crimea" – Strelkov aka Girkin <p>Former leader of “DPR” terrorists Igor Strelkov during Thursday’s televised debates with the Russian opposition’s Aleksey Navalny said he had organized the invasion of the Ukrainian Donbas in 2014 using money from the Russian-occupied Crimea.</p>
23:10, 20 July 2017
RFE/RL: Two Russians, Navalny party members, seek political asylum in Ukraine <p>Two Russian opposition figures from Aleksei Navalny's party asked for political asylum at the Ukrainian border on June 15, Ukraine's Border Guard Service said, according to Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty (RFE/RL).</p>
14:42, 16 June 2017
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny sentenced – BBC <p>Russia's opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been sentenced to 30 days' administrative arrest for repeatedly violating the law on staging rallies, according to the BBC.</p>
10:39, 13 June 2017
Unsanctioned protest rally in Moscow: thousands take to the streets – The Moscow Times <p>A massive unsanctioned protest rally is taking place in Moscow, as Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny asked people to take to Tverskaya street in the center of the city instead of Prospekt Sakharova where the protest rally was agreed with the authorities, according to The Moscow Times.</p>
15:53, 12 June 2017
Navalny supporters holding anticorruption protests across Russia – media <p>Police in Russia's Far East have detained several people trying to demonstrate as part of nationwide anticorruption protests organized by opposition politician Aleksei Navalny and his supporters, according to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty.</p>
11:14, 12 June 2017