World Apr 19

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny accused of flouting the terms of a suspended sentence for embezzlement attends a court hearing in Moscow, Russia February 2, 2021. Press service of Moscow City Court/Handout via Reuters
Navalny sent to prison hospital amid hunger strike

A lawyer says Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who is in the third week of a hunger strike while behind bars, was moved to a hospital in another prison after his doctor said he could be near death.

World Mar 31

Navalny announces start of prison hunger strike

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny says he has started a prison hunger strike to protest officials’ failure to provide proper treatment for his back and leg pains.