Tens of thousands hold biggest protests in years to demand the release of Kremlin critic Alexey Navalny.
Both the US and UK have condemned the “harsh tactics” used against protesters in Russia after more than 3,000 were reportedly arrested while supporting the jailed opposition leader. The gatherings, which Russian police have declared illegal, were the first by Mr Navalny’s
Fascinating details about the Russian president’s early life include his upbringing in a tiny communal apartment with “no kisses” or “love-dovey stuff”. He became a rough brawler to protect himself against threats from bigger children. Mr Putin, 68, is the third son
Mr Navalny was seized after returning to Russia on Sunday and is now being detained for 30 days. In August he nearly died after being poisoned with Novichok nerve agent, the same substance used in the 2018 Salisbury poisonings. He later accused president
The 44-year-old has been detained for 30 days following his return to Moscow – the first time since he was poisoned in 2020. He said in a video clip released on Twitter after the ruling: “Don’t be afraid, take to the streets.
In an Instagram post, Alexey Navalny says he misses Russia and will return from Germany, where he has been recovering from an alleged poisoning attack. Kremlin foe Alexey Navalny on Wednesday said he would fly home to Russia from Germany over the
Investigations into the mysterious sinking of the MS Estonia have been reopened after a report discovered new evidence that could solve the case. The vessel sank in 1994 while on a voyage from the Estonian capital of Tallinn to Stockholm in Sweden.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has said it is time to discuss “next steps” regarding the Nagorno-Karabakh truce Moscow brokered, including the work of Russian peacekeepers stationed in the region, demarcation lines and humanitarian issues. His comments came as he sat down for
Joe Biden: Jimmy Carter ‘not attending inauguration’ says expert The incoming US President and his relationship with Putin was put to the test in the aftermath of Mr Biden’s election win, with the Russian taking weeks to congratulate his counterpart. World leaders