The Kremlin strongly rebuffed Western criticism Thursday and described the thousands of arrests at protests against the jailing of opposition leader Alexei Navalny as a necessary response to the unsanctioned rallies.
By Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press
Moscow police have arrested the brother of jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny after carrying out a series of raids on apartments and offices belonging to the politician's family and associates.
By Jim Heintz, Associated Press
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.
By Daria Litvinova, Associated Press
Navalny, who is President Vladimir Putin’s most prominent and determined foe, had spent the previous five months in Germany recovering from a nerve agent attack that he blamed on the Kremlin. Navalny decided to leave Berlin of his own free…
By Mstyslav Chernov, Jim Heintz, Associated Press
By Associated Press
Putin is one of a handful of world leaders who have not commented on Biden’s victory, which was called by major news organizations on Saturday.
Russia’s leading opposition figure is seriously ill in a Siberian hospital, the victim of a possible poisoning. Alexei Navalny is a crusading anti-corruption activist and aspiring politician who has been a thorn in President Vladimir Putin’s side for years. Nick…
In our Monday news wrap, the Kremlin declared that U.S. officials need Russian consent before releasing transcripts of President Trump's phone calls with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Democratic lawmakers are pressing for their release. Also, two front-runners in Afghanistan's presidential…
By Associated Press
The Kremlin says President Vladimir Putin has invited President Donald Trump to visit Russia next year.
By PBS NewsHour
On this edition for Saturday, July 21, Greece’s debt relief plans are costing residents, and hear what how Russians are reacting to the Trump-Putin meeting in Helsinki. Also, how your personal lifestyle choices may impact health insurance costs. Hari Sreenivasan…
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