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World Jan 232,100 arrested at protests demanding Navalny’s release
Protests erupted in cities across Russia on Saturday to demand the release of opposition leader Alexei Navalny, the Kremlin’s most prominent foe. Police arrested more than 1,600 people, some of whom took to the streets in temperatures as frigid as…
World Jan 22In Russia, effort underway to curb upcoming Navalny protests
Authorities in Russia have taken elaborate measures to curb protests against the jailing of opposition leader Alexei Navalny, planned by his supporters for Saturday.
World Jan 19Kremlin brushes aside Western calls to release Navalny
Navalny blames his poisoning on President Vladimir Putin's government, which has denied it.
World Jan 18Kremlin foe Alexei Navalny jailed for 30 days; allies plan protests
A Russian judge has ordered to jail opposition leader Alexei Navalny for 30 days after the leading Kremlin critic returned to Russia from Germany where he was recovering from nerve agent poisoning he blames on the Kremlin.
World Dec 17Putin denies involvement in poisoning of Kremlin foe Navalny
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday rejected allegations that the Kremlin was behind the poisoning of his top political foe, opposition leader Alexei Navalny, and accused U.S. intelligence agencies of fomenting the claims even as he held out hope for…
Health Dec 17Russia’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout draws wary, mixed response
While excitement and enthusiasm greeted the Western-developed coronavirus vaccine when it was rolled out, the Russian-made version has received a mixed response.
Health Dec 02Putin orders ‘large-scale’ COVID-19 vaccination in Russia
Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered a “large-scale” COVID-19 immunization campaign to start by late next week. Putin said that doctors and teachers set to be first in line to get a Russian-designed vaccine named Sputnik V.
World Nov 10Russian peacekeepers go to Nagorno-Karabakh to bolster truce
Armenia and Azerbaijan have been locked in a conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh for decades.
World Oct 15Kyrgyzstan’s president announces his resignation amid unrest
Kyrgyzstan's president announced his resignation Thursday, bowing to the demands of protesters who have taken to the streets of this Central Asian nation to contest the results of a recent parliamentary election.
World Oct 14Kyrgyzstan president faces pressure to resign amid turmoil
The country of 6.5 million people plunged into turmoil after the Oct. 4 election, which the opposition said was fraudulent.