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# Alexei Navalny

This year
Russian court sentences Putin critic Alexei Navalny to 19 years in prison on extremism charges
Navalny, 47, is President Vladimir Putin’s fiercest foe and has exposed official corruption and organised major anti-Kremlin protests.
Russian opposition leader Navalny faces 20 more years behind bars
He is already serving a nine-year sentence in a maximum-security prison for ‘embezzlement’.
Russian court orders trial of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny be held behind closed doors
Navalny is currently serving a nine-year prison sentence on embezzlement charges that his supporters see as punishment for his political work.
Jailed Russian opposition leader Navalny rapidly losing weight after 'suspected poisoning’
The 46-year-old became ill last Friday when he was let out of a punishment cell and put in a conventional cell.
Jailed Russian dissident Alexei Navalny suffers major weight loss from untreated illness
Navalny’s lawyer said he is suffering from ‘an unknown illness that no one is treating’.
Putin critic Alexei Navalny says he is being denied hospital care
Navalny said on Wednesday that he had flu symptoms, but was being kept in a punishment cell.
Last year
Russian court rejects Alexei Navalny’s second prison sentence appeal
He is serving the sentence in a high-security prison.
Kremlin critic Navalny moved to 'strict-regime' penal colony
Navalny’s family nor his lawyer were notified in advance of the transfer.
Alexei Navalny says he faces new criminal charges in Russia
The charges could extend his current nine-year prison term.
Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny loses appeal against nine-year prison sentence
The new sentence will replace the one he was handed in February 2021, meaning he will remain behind bars for another eight years.
Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny set to appeal nine-year prison sentence
The opposition leader had his two-and-a-half year sentence extended after he was found guilty of fraud and contempt of court in March.
Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny stands new trial at penal colony
President Vladimir Putin’s long-time foe is charged with fraud and contempt of court.
All time
Russian investigators launch new 'extremism' probe against Alexei Navalny
The probe could see the opposition leader spend up to 10 more years in jail.
Navalny app removed from Apple and Google as Russians vote in election
His allies denounced the move as an “act of political censorship”.
Imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny faces fresh charges
The Putin critic has been accused of creating a non-profit organisation that infringes on people’s rights.
Russian anti-corruption Navalny group vows to 'continue to fight'
The group, led by critic Alexei Nalvalny, was recently branded an extremist group by a court in Moscow.
Russian court hears Navalny complaints on prison conditions
Navalny was jailed in February and is serving a two and a half year sentence for fraud charges.
Navalny network disbands as gaunt Kremlin critic appears in court
“We are officially disbanding Navalny’s network,” Leonid Volkov said in a video posted on social media.
Alexei Navalny to end prison hunger strike
Alexei Navalny said he will continue to demand a visit from his doctor to address a loss of sensation in his legs and arms.
Over 1,000 arrested at Russian marches calling for Alexei Navalny to be freed from prison
Many were arrested before the protests even began.
UN experts say Alexei Navalny in 'serious danger' and needs urgent medical evacuation
The Kremlin critic is on hunger strike in a Russian penal colony.
Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny’s doctors prevented from seeing him in prison hospital
Navalny has been on a hunger strike since 31 March.
Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny to be moved to prison hospital
The imprisoned Russian opposition leader is in the third week of a hunger strike.
Alexei Navalny ‘could die at any moment’, doctor says, as hunger strike continues
Navalny went on hunger strike to protest the refusal to let his physicians see him in prison.
Jailed Kremlin critic Navalny goes on hunger strike in protest over treatment
The opposition politician accused prison officials of refusing to provide him with adequate medical treatment.
Kremlin critic Navalny reveals conditions in 'concentration camp' prison
The Russian opposition leader compared the controls to George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four.
EU agrees to impose sanctions on Russia for jailing Alexei Navalny
The EU also agreed on sanctions for Myanmar over the military’s seizure of power.
Moscow appeal court upholds Kremlin critic Navalny's prison sentence
Navalny will be imprisoned for just over 2 and a half years in a prison colony.
Russia says 'no legal grounds' to release Navalny in response to European Court of Human Rights request
Alexei Navalny was arrested and jailed upon returning to Russia last month.
Russia prosecutor seeks €10,000 defamation fine in latest case against Navalny
In his closing arguments, Navalny said that “every moment of this case is obvious legal nonsense”.
Navalny back in court for allegedly defaming a World War II veteran
During a theatrical trial today, the opposition figure sparred with the judge and prosecutor and mocked the veteran’s grandson.
Alexei Navalny: The jailed challenger who Vladimir Putin is finding impossible to ignore
What next for Russia following the jailing of the anti-corruption opposition leader?
Russian court jails Kremlin critic Navalny as over 1,400 protesters detained
Britain, France, Germany, the United States and the European Union denounced the ruling and called for his immediate release.
Moscow braces for more protests ahead of Alexei Navalny court hearing
Navalny’s team said there was ‘overwhelming nationwide support’ for the Kremlin’s fiercest critic.
Over 4,000 people detained at Alexei Navalny protests across Russia
Protesters defied government warnings to rally from Vladivostok to Saint Petersburg in a second weekend of mass demonstrations.
Kremlin accuses US of meddling after 3,500 protesters detained
Tens of thousands rallied in support of jailed opposition politician Alexei Navalny in Russia this weekend.
Russia detains dozens of Navalny supporters at anti-Putin protests
Thousands of protesters joined in cities today to support the jailed Kremlin critic.
Russia brushes off calls from international officials to release Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny
Navalny was arrested after returning from Germany following treatment for nerve agent poisoning.
Russian court orders Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny to be jailed for 30 days
Navalny was detained on arrival in Russia after recovering from nerve agent poisoning in Germany.
Russia launches criminal probe into ally of Navalny for 'threatening suspected poisoner'
Western governments say Alexei Navalny was poisoned with the Soviet-era Novichok nerve agent