Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has filed a lawsuit against President Vladimir Putin, according to a post on Navalny's blog Thursday.
Russia's official delegation will be led by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev — the message seems to be that Russia is ready to talk about sanctions relief.
State Duma Deputy Dmitry Gudkov has sent a letter to Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev, asking that an investigation be opened into an attack on PARNAS opposition party leader Mikhail Kasyanov.
Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov said that two influential terrorist leaders have been killed in Russian air strikes in Syria, the RIA Novosti news agency reported Thursday.
Mikhail Khodorkovsky, the former Yukos CEO, has been declared internationally wanted by Interpol's Russian bureau, the Interfax news agency reported Thursday, citing a source familiar to the case.
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