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Mourners at the grave of Alexei Navalny in Moscow on Sunday
WORLD / Politics
Mar 18, 2024
'Not alone': Navalny supporters find solace in election gatherings
The death of Putin's top critic, Alexei Navalny — which allies have blamed on the Kremlin — triggered outrage both abroad and at home.
Leonid Volkov, who was chief of staff to Alexei Navalny, speaks during an interview in Vilnius, Lithuania, in 2021.
WORLD / Politics
Mar 13, 2024
Top Navalny aide attacked with hammer outside home in Lithuania
At least one assailant smashed Leonid Volkov's car window, sprayed him with tear gas and began beating him with the hammer.
Alexei Navalny looks out of the window of his cell in a detention center in Moscow on Dec. 8, 2011.
WORLD / Politics
Mar 12, 2024
Putin's opposition: Dead, jailed or exiled
Putin's staunchest critic of the last decade, Alexei Navalny, died last month in a prison colony. Dozens of others remain behind bars.
Alexei Navalny delivers remarks during his election campaign in Moscow on Aug. 1, 2013. Russian authorities vilified the opposition leader with a viciousness that suggested he was more influential than Moscow would admit. Little has changed since he died.
WORLD / Politics
Mar 4, 2024
Kremlin seeks to suppress Navalny’s influence, in death as in life
Russian authorities have vilified late opposition leader Alexei Navalny with a viciousness that suggested he was more influential than Moscow would admit.
The body of late Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny is seen during the funeral service at the Mother of God Quench My Sorrows Church in Moscow's Maryino district on Friday.
WORLD / Politics
Mar 2, 2024
Navalny buried in Moscow as thousands of defiant mourners turn out
Crowds of mourners in Moscow chanted the Russian opposition leader's name and blamed authorities for his death.
A vigil is held for Russian activist Alexei Navalny in Munich on Feb. 16.
WORLD / Politics
Feb 27, 2024
Prisoner swap deal for Alexei Navalny was in works when he died
The U.S. State Department said in early December it made a "new and significant” proposal to Russia, but Moscow had rejected the offer.
A woman visits a makeshift memorial for late Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny in Moscow on Friday.
Feb 25, 2024
Navalny's 'tortured' body handed over to his mother
Family and supporters of Navalny have accused Vladimir Putin of having him killed, an accusation the Kremlin rejects.
The mother of late Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, Lyudmila Navalnaya, delivers a video address in Salekhard, in the Russia's Yamal-Nenets region, in this image taken from video released Thursday.
WORLD / Politics
Feb 24, 2024
Russia threatening to bury Navalny on prison grounds, team says
Several leading Russian cultural figures and activists have called on authorities to release the opposition leader's body to his mother.
Demonstrators protest the death of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny in front of the Russian Embassy in Berlin on Feb. 16.
Feb 23, 2024
Vladimir Putin must be shown the limits of his power
Navalny’s death deprives Russia of its most thoughtful and powerful opposition to President Vladimir Putin and his criminal clique.
U.S. President Joe Biden embraces Yulia Navalnaya, the wife of Alexei Navalny, in San Francisco, on Thursday.
WORLD / Politics
Feb 23, 2024
Biden holds poignant meeting with Navalny's widow and daughter
The White House also announced fresh sanctions against Russia over the Kremlin opposition leader's death.
A person lights a candle by a portrait of late Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who died in a Russian Arctic prison last week, at the entrance of Russian Embassy in Pristina, Kosovo, on Tuesday.
WORLD / Politics
Feb 21, 2024
U.S. to impose 'major sanctions' on Russia over Navalny death
The latest sanctions on Moscow will target a range of items, including its defense and industrial bases.
Yulia Navalnaya, wife of late Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, attends the Munich Security Conference, on the day it was announced that Alexei Navalny died in prison on Friday.
WORLD / Politics
Feb 20, 2024
Navalny widow vows to take up the fight for Russia's 'freedom'
Navalnaya's address came shortly before she met EU foreign ministers in Brussels, where she had been invited.
Alexei Navalny, who Russian authorities say died on Friday, attends a 2019 rally in Moscow with his wife, Yulia Navalnaya (right), in memory of murdered dissident Boris Nemtsov.
Feb 19, 2024
Navalny was too brave to be allowed to live
Alexei Navalny never stopped speaking truth to the powers of Russian despotism. His fearlessness was simply too much for the Kremlin to bear.
People lay flowers and candles at a memorial in front of the Russian Embassy in Berlin on Sunday, following the death of the Kremlin's most prominent critic Alexei Navalny in an Arctic prison.
WORLD / Politics
Feb 19, 2024
Russian courts hand jail terms to dozens of Navalny mourners
Anti-Kremlin demonstrations or public shows of opposition to the regime are effectively illegal in Russia.
Demonstrators hold a rally to honor the late Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny in front of the Russian Embassy in Warsaw on Friday.
Feb 18, 2024
The lonesome death of a Russian opposition leader
The prison where Navalny died, Nicknamed “Polar Wolf,” is a freezing cold gulag for violent criminals. But Navalny — an anti-corruption lawyer and blogger.
Police officers detain a woman during a gathering in memory of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, near the Wall of Grief in Moscow on Saturday.
WORLD / Politics
Feb 18, 2024
Risking arrest, Russians mourn Navalny in small acts of protest
Bouquets at the Wall of Grief become a form of dissent in a country where such action could result in detention.
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny in Moscow in August 2013. Navalny, the most outspoken domestic critic of President Vladimir Putin, has died in prison, Russian state media said Friday.
Feb 17, 2024
Alexei Navalny's death deprives Russia's opposition of a leader and hope
His death leaves the groups that oppose Russian President Vladimir Putin with no obvious candidate to try to turn any discontent into mass protests.
Alexei Navalny speaks with journalists after he was released from a detention center in Moscow in August 2019
Feb 16, 2024
Alexei Navalny, corruption fighter who defied Putin, dies at 47
Navalny fell sick during a walk and medical staff were unable to revive him, prison authorities said Friday.
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny appears for his court hearing in Moscow on Jan. 28, 2021.
WORLD / Politics
Dec 26, 2023
Russia moves opposition leader Alexei Navalny to Arctic prison
Temperatures at the 'Polar Wolf' colony, one of the toughest prisons in Russia, are set to drop to around minus 28 degrees Celsius over the next week.
Russian activist Natalia Arno in Paris on Sept. 29
WORLD / Politics
Oct 4, 2023
'Organs failing': A Russian activist details her poisoning
Five months after being poisoned, Natalia Arno still goes numb across much of her body when she stands up for any length of time.


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