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# alexei-navalny - Thursday 15 October, 2020

EU imposes sanctions on Russian officials over poisoning of opposition leader

The decision was agreed upon among the 27 EU envoys to Brussels.

# alexei-navalny - Thursday 8 October, 2020

France, Germany and Britain seek Russia sanctions over Navalny poisoning

Moscow quickly hit back that the accusations were “unacceptable” and amounted to “blackmail”.

# alexei-navalny - Tuesday 6 October, 2020

Chemical watchdog confirms Navalny poisoned with Soviet-era nerve agent

The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons carried out its own analysis of samples taken from the Russian opposition figure.

# alexei-navalny - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

Alexei Navalny discharged and full recovery is possible, says Berlin hospital

The Charite hospital that treated Navalny said it was still too early to assess any long-term effects of his poisoning.

# alexei-navalny - Monday 14 September, 2020

Labs in three countries have now confirmed Novichok poisoning of Putin opponent

Alexei Navalny was kept in an induced coma for more than a week as he was treated with an antidote.

# alexei-navalny - Sunday 13 September, 2020

Russia holds regional polls in shadow of Alexei Navalny's poisoning

The vote is seen as a key test of the Kremlin’s control of local politics.

# alexei-navalny - Monday 7 September, 2020

Alexei Navalny out of induced coma and responsive, says German hospital

Chemical weapons experts have said Alexei Navalny was poisoned with a nerve agent.

# alexei-navalny - Saturday 5 September, 2020

Russia must answer questions on Navalny 'assassination attempt'

Alexei Navalny fell ill on a flight to Moscow and is now in an induced coma in a Berlin hospital.

# alexei-navalny - Thursday 3 September, 2020

Ireland joins condemnation of Navalny poisoning but EU says it's too early to discuss 'punishment'

Alexei Navalny last month became the latest in a long line of Russian defectors to be poisoned in suspicious circumstances.

# alexei-navalny - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

World leaders condemn poisoning of Alexei Navalny with Novichok nerve agent

Chancellor Angela Merkel gave a statement earlier to confirm that Navalny had been poisoned with Novichok.

# alexei-navalny - Friday 28 August, 2020

Russian opposition leader still in coma but improving, say German doctors

Alexei Navalny’s allies insist he was deliberately poisoned and say the Kremlin was behind it.

# alexei-navalny - Thursday 27 August, 2020

Russia claims there are no signs that a criminal act caused Navalny's illness

The West has pushed for an investigation into the sudden illness of the Kremlin’s fiercest critic.

# alexei-navalny - Monday 24 August, 2020

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny's test results indicate poisoning, German hospital says

Doctors at the Berlin hospital where Navalny is being treated have said there is a possibility of long-term effects to his central nervous system.

# alexei-navalny - Saturday 22 August, 2020

‘Poisoned’ Russian dissident in ‘stable’ condition after arriving at German hospital

Alexei Navalny will be treated by specialists at the German capital’s main hospital.

# alexei-navalny - Friday 21 August, 2020

Alexei Navalny: Russian doctors let Putin critic fly to Berlin for medical treatment

His family and supporters believe he was poisoned.

# alexei-navalny - Thursday 20 August, 2020

Russian opposition leader in intensive care after apparent poisoning

Alexei Navalny is in a “serious condition” according to his spokesperson.

# alexei-navalny - Monday 29 July, 2019

Putin-critic Alexei Navalny sent back to prison after suspicious 'allergic reaction'

Alexei Navalny is serving a 30-day sentence for calling a mass protest in Moscow.

# alexei-navalny - Sunday 28 January, 2018

Russian opposition leader arrested during anti-Putin protests

Earlier, police raided the Moscow office of Navalny as the demonstrations calling for a boycott of Russia’s presidential election took place.

# alexei-navalny - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

Russia election: Kremlin questions legality of boycott call

Vladimir Putin, who has been in power for 18 years and is expected to easily win another six-year term.

# alexei-navalny - Sunday 24 December, 2017

Thousands declare support for Kremlin critic in Russia's March election

But 41 year old lawyer Alexei Navalny has been deemed ineligible to run in the Russian election due to a criminal conviction.

# alexei-navalny - Monday 12 June, 2017

Kremlin-critic Alexei Navalny jailed for 30 days after anti-corruption protests

Russian authorities detained the 41-year-old opposition leader and nearly 1,000 of his supporters.

# alexei-navalny - Monday 27 March, 2017

Russian opposition leader jailed following unsanctioned Moscow protest

Alexei Navalny has been a vocal critic of the Kremlin.

# alexei-navalny - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Putin's main rival given suspended sentence - now he can't run against the president in the 2018 election

Alexei Navalny was today convicted of embezzlement and given a five-year suspended sentence.

# alexei-navalny - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

Over 130 people have been arrested at an anti-Putin protest in Moscow

Alexi Navalny, a leading critic of the Russian President, has also been arrested.

# alexei-navalny - Monday 9 September, 2013

Putin ally wins tight Moscow poll, his opponent vows to protest

Mayor Sergei Sobyanin just crept over the finish line to win 51.3 per cent of votes in yesterday’s poll.

# alexei-navalny - Thursday 18 July, 2013

Putin opponent sentenced to five years in penal colony

Moscow mayoral candidate was Alexei Navalny earlier convicted of embezzlement in Russia’s northern Kirov region.

# alexei-navalny - Saturday 15 December, 2012

Russian authorities break up anti-Putin rally, detain leaders

Protesters gathered in central Moscow for an unauthorised rally to mark a year of a wave of massive protests against Vladimir Putin and the country’s government.