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Russian Penal Service wants real prison term for opposition activist Navalny

TASS - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
MOSCOW, July 21. /TASS/. Russia's Federal Penitentiary Service has requested a court of law to change opposition activist Alexei Navalny's suspended sentence for a real prison term in the Yves Rocher fraud case for systematic breaches. "We request the ...

Navalny: Russian Deputy Prime Minister Uses Undeclared Lavish Private Plane

The Moscow Times (registration) - ‎Jul 16, 2016‎
Using tracking websites that monitor flights of almost any aircraft - provided that their board number is known - Navalny found that over the past two years, the luxurious Bombardier Global Express plane traveled to the same destination as Shuvalov ...

Moscow's building boom belies recession

Financial Times - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Mr Sobyanin's efforts were not enough, however, to win over anti-Putin hipsters, who helped opposition activist Alexei Navalny secure 27 per cent of the vote in mayoral elections in 2013. Since then, the mayor's office has shifted its focus to the masses.
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Moscow Court Dismisses Navalny's Claim Against Browder Film

The Moscow Times (registration) - ‎Jul 12, 2016‎
A Moscow court has rejected Russian oppositioner Alexei Navalny's lawsuit against state-owned media company VGTRK over a film linking him to British-American investor William Browder, the RBC news website reported Tuesday.

Prosecutor Demands Two-Year Sentence for Russian Oppositioner in 'Microphone Case'

The Moscow Times (registration) - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Some of the activists threw eggs at oppositioner Alexei Navalny and a cameraman from the Life News television channel tried to approach Navalny to film him, but Volkov stood in his way, holding the microphone of the camera.

Royal treatment for corgis on Kremlin jet

The Times (subscription) - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
The aircraft, also used by Igor Shuvalov for work trips, was pressed into service at least eight times to deliver the prize dogs to shows in places including London, Riga, Prague, Helsinki and Cyprus, according to the opposition politician Alexei ...

Russian Officials Slam Anti-Corruption Drive as Attempt to Overthrow Government

The Moscow Times (registration) - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
An initiative by anti-corruption campaigner Alexei Navalny to battle graft among government officials prompted strong objections from officials themselves Monday, with warnings that the drive would mean a return to Stalinist repressions and lead to ...
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Prominent journalist killed in car bombing in Ukraine

Daily Mail - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny wrote in his blog on Wednesday that he dined with Sheremet when he was visiting Moscow for a march in memory of slain politician Boris Nemtsov, a friend they had in common.

Navalny to be questioned in case against Russian nationalist Potkin

RAPSI - ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
MOSCOW, July 13 (RAPSI) - Moscow's Meshchansky District Court will question opposition politician Alexei Navalny in the case against Russian nationalist Alexander Potkin, also known as Alexander Belov, who stands charged with embezzlement in ...

Kremlin trolls target the Magnitsky Act and Khodorkovsky

OCCRP - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
According to those documents, Ukhov was part of a work group that targeted Russian opposition figures such as Boris Nemtsov, the pro-democracy politician gunned down last year in Red Square, Aleksei Navalny and Oleg Kashin - the same man he ...

Navalny: Russia Followed In Belarus' Footsteps

Charter 97 - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Pasha sadly objected to this: - Alexei, that's exactly what we were saying about our country several years ago. A bunch of arguments why it was impossible to establish an authoritarian regime in Europe in the 21st century.

Moscow Times: Opposition calls for rally against new Russian anti-terror laws

Ukraine Today - ‎Jul 12, 2016‎
Russian opposition activist Alexei Navalny, opposition candidate Ilya Yashin, Russian opposition activist Leonid Volkov and opposition candidate Vladimir Andreichenko speak to press after polls closed in Kostroma, Russia, Sept.

This Day in History - July 18

Jamaica Observer - ‎Jul 17, 2016‎
2013: Alexei Navalny, a charismatic and creative Russian Opposition leader who exposed high-level corruption and mocked the Kremlin, is sentenced to five years in prison on charges of embezzlement in a verdict that set off street protests and drew ...

Former Defense Official Convicted for Embezzlement Gets Quick Parole

The Moscow Times (registration) - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
While Vasilyeva got her parole in no time, several other high profile convicts stay in prison and wait for it for months, Alexei Navalny, Russian opposition leader and prominent anti-corruption campaigner, wrote in his blog Tuesday. “Just today [on ...
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Meet the stoligarchs, Putin's pals who control a fifth of the Russian economy

bne IntelliNews - ‎Jul 11, 2016‎
Yakunin has been accused of large-scale corruption and this was becoming an embarrassment; anti-corruption blogger Alexei Navalny released pictures of the railway chief's $100mn sumptuous country estate that looks more like a modern Russian ...

Russians infuriated by social media tales of government officials' excess

Washington Times - ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
Anti-corruption activists headed by opposition leader Alexei Navalny charged earlier this month that Mr. Shuvalov had purchased 10 elite apartments worth a total of $9.4 million in one of Moscow's seven Stalin-era skyscrapers.
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World Socialist Web Site

World Socialist Web Site - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
While propping up Islamist forces in Russia's North Caucasus, far-right nationalists in the Ukraine and nationalist faction of the Crimean Tatars, Washington simultaneously supports right-wing, anti-Muslim Russian nationalists such as Alexei Navalny in ...

The Putin Nemesis Plotting a Post-Putin Russia

Vanity Fair - ‎Jul 11, 2016‎
... including me) and people who emerged as anti-Putin activists while he was shut away, such as the protest-artists-turned-prisoners-rights activists Pussy Riot, the embattled anti-corruption campaigner Alexei Navalny, and the journalist Oleg Kashin ...

Russian Minister: Infrastructure Needed for Yarovaya's Anti-Terror Law Doesn't Exist

The Moscow Times (registration) - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
Moscow authorities announced Thursday that they will allow an opposition protest against the new laws to go ahead. The events organizer Leonid Volkov, a close ally of opposition politician Alexey Navalny, confirmed that the event will take place in ...

Russischer Minister flog 13 Mal heimlich nach Salzburg - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
Bizarr: Laut "Moscow Times" düste der Vize-Ministerpräsident der russischen Regierung heuer 13 Mal nach Österreich – in geheimer und tierischer Mission! Die Polit-Posse: Der Oppositionsführer und Anti-Korruptions- Aktivist Alexei Navalny enthüllte ...