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'killing him slowly'
Ailing Navalny Ordered to 6 Months in Punishment Cell
Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny has been ordered to spend six months in a designated punishment cell, he said Wednesday as his supporters expressed...
Russia Outlaws Lithuania-Based Opposition Forum as ‘Undesirable’
Russia has added the Free Russia Forum, a platform uniting leading figures of Russia’s liberal opposition, to its list of “undesirable&rdquo...
cruel and unusual
Alexei Navalny Returned to Solitary Confinement for 11th Time
Jailed Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny was returned to solitary confinement for the 11th time since his nine-year prison sentence began in...
Russian Emigres Rally Worldwide in Support of Jailed Navalny
Thousands of Russian emigres in more than 60 cities, from Seoul and London to Yerevan, Vilnius and Belgrade, took part in solidarity rallies Saturday in...
‘Our Motherland Needs Saving,' Navalny Says 2 Years After Return and Imprisonment
Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny on Tuesday vowed to continue his political activism on the two-year anniversary of his return to Russia and subsequent...
litany of charges
Belarus Begins Trial in Absentia of Protest Leader Tikhanovskaya
The trial in absentia of Belarus opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya began in Minsk on Tuesday as strongman president Alexander Lukashenko cracks...
What Does the Fate of Ilya Yashin Tell Us About Russia's Opposition?
Ilya Yashin, the Russian opposition politician sentenced to eight-and-a-half years in jail by a Moscow court last week for speaking out against the Russian...
Kremlin Critic Yashin Given 8.5 Years in Jail for Bucha Massacre Claims
A Moscow court on Friday sentenced prominent opposition politician Ilya Yashin to eight and a half years in jail for spreading "false" information about...
‘People Are Running From You, Mr. President. Can’t You See?’
Russian opposition politician and Kremlin critic Ilya Yashin is currently standing trial in Moscow for spreading "false information" about the Russian...
Belarus Opposition Leader Back in Jail After Treatment – Allies
Jailed Belarusian opposition leader Maria Kolesnikova, who was admitted to intensive care last week, has been returned to jail and is being monitored by...
Chechen Dissident Blogger Reported Killed in Sweden
Chechen blogger Tumso Abdurakhmanov, a vocal critic of Chechnya’s strongman leader Ramzan Kadyrov based in Sweden, has been reported killed nearly...
Allies Say Jailed Belarus Opposition Leader 'Getting Better'
Jailed Belarusian opposition leader Maria Kolesnikova, who led historic anti-government demonstrations in the ex-Soviet country and was recently hospitalized...
Russia Jails Ukrainian Singer 3 Years for Anti-War Post
A court outside Moscow has jailed a Ukrainian singer over an Instagram post that “incited hatred” toward the Russian military at the start...
Jailed Belarus Opposition Leader Kolesnikova Hospitalized in Intensive Care, Allies Say
Jailed Belarusian opposition activist Maria Kolesnikova, who helped lead historic pro-democracy protests in her country in 2020, is in intensive care in...
‘Spared the Noose’: Crowdfunding Helps Russian Anti-War Protesters Pay Fines
The 30,000 ruble ($497) fine handed to Sergei Stafeyev by a Russian court earlier this year for breaking wartime censorship laws amounted to more than...
Jailed Kremlin Critic Kara-Murza Receives European Rights Award
Jailed Kremlin critic Vladimir Kara-Murza received the Vaclav Havel Human Rights Prize for “outstanding actions of civil society in the protection...
Jailed Kremlin Critic Kara-Murza Charged With Treason
Jailed Kremlin critic Vladimir Kara-Murza faces up to 20 years in prison on newly levied charges of “treason,” the state-run TASS news agency...
Team Navalny Says Relaunching Regional Network to Resist War, Mobilization
Associates of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny on Tuesday said they are relaunching his regional political network to fight against Russia’s...
Russian Court Places TV Protester Ovsyannikova Under House Arrest
Investigators charged Ovsyannikova with spreading information about the Russian armed forces deemed false by the government.
Ex-Navalny Activist Jailed for Mock ‘Putin Aides Execution’ Video
The controversial video depicted a mock trial of “Vladimir Putin” and the execution of his spokesman and the head of Rosneft.
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