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World Aug 03Russia hands Navalny ally parole-like sentence over protests
The case against Sobol and other Navalny allies was launched shortly after nationwide protests over the politician's arrest rocked Russia on Jan. 23.
World Aug 03Belarus sprinter says punishment awaited her back home
A Belarusian Olympic sprinter who had a public feud with officials from her team at the Tokyo Games says that authorities “made it clear” she would face punishment if she returned home to an autocratic government. Krystsina Tsimanouskaya is waiting…
World Jul 26Russian authorities block dozens of Navalny-linked websites
Russian authorities have restricted access to the website of imprisoned opposition leader Alexei Navalny. The politician's team said Monday that dozens of sites run by his close allies also were blocked.
World Jul 0628 feared dead in plane crash in Russia’s Far East
A plane carrying 28 people apparently crashed as it came in for a landing in bad weather Tuesday in Russia's Far East, and everyone aboard was feared dead.
World Jun 30Putin says he was vaccinated with Russia’s Sputnik V
Russia on Wednesday reported 21,042 new infections and 669 deaths — similar to numbers it has been reporting daily since June 24. The number of reported deaths was a record for a single day for the country.
World May 17Russia won’t block Twitter, but partial slowdown to continue
The announcement seemingly ends the most recent standoff between the Russian government and the platform that has played a role in amplifying dissent in Russia.
World May 11School shooting in Russia kills 9 people; suspect arrested
A gunman attacked a school Tuesday morning in the Russian city of Kazan, sending students running out of the building as smoke poured from its windows.
World Apr 29Top ally announces closing Navalny’s offices amid crackdown
The Moscow prosecutor's office has petitioned a court to declare both the regional offices and Navalny's anti-corruption organization as extremist groups. The designation would outlaw their activities, expose members and supporters to lengthy prison terms.
World Apr 23Navalny ends 24-day hunger strike after receiving medical attention
In an Instagram post on the 24th day of his hunger strike, Alexei Navalny, a vocal opponent of Russian President Vladimir Putin, said he will continue to demand a visit from his doctor to address numbness in his legs and…
World Apr 21Over 1,000 reported arrested at Navalny rallies in Russia
Thousands of supporters of imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny marched through central Moscow as part of nationwide demonstrations calling for his freedom as his health reportedly is in severe decline while on a hunger strike.