Russian police arrested nearly 2,000 people who hit the streets of multiple cities across the country on Wednesday to support theincarcerated top Kremlin critic,Alexei Navalny, an independent monitoring group reported.
After his supporters warned that he could die soon, Russian authorities transferred sick Kremlin criticAlexei Navalny to a prison hospital which some say is even worse than the cell he spent the past three months. Supporters plan mass protests over his treatment.
The U.S. Government imposed new sanctions on Russia for its interference in the 2020 U.S. election, cyberattacks and for its occupation and human rights violations in Crimea.
A spokesperson of incarcerated Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny said on Tuesday that police in Dagestan, Sankt Petersburg and Voronezh have detained several of his associates, members of the so-called Team Navalny, over the past two days.
Russian authorities questioned Roman Anin, the founder of independent media outlet IStories and an OCCRP partner, again on Monday about his work on a 2016 investigative story which alleged that the owner of a multi-million dollar yacht was the current head of the Russian state oil company Rosneft.
Sergei Korolev, who was appointed to a key FSB position earlier this year by President Vladimir Putin, is connected to leaders in the Russian criminal underworld accused of dozens of murders and kidnappings.
The Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) is seriously concerned by an ongoing raid on the Moscow apartment of Roman Anin, the editor in chief of IStories, by Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB).
Chechnya’s authoritarian leader has long made his stance on polygamy clear — he’s an enthusiastic supporter — but little has been known about whether he practices it himself. OCCRP’s partner, The Project, found that he married a second wife he watched perform in a 2006 beauty pageant when she was 14.
Ukrainian politician Viktor Medvedchuk is a close associate of Russian President Vladimir Putin, and a reliable Kremlin ally. A new investigation reveals how a bargain energy deal in Russia has netted him and a partner tens of millions of dollars.
The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) orchestrated for decades the theft of millions of rubles of oil from trucks and pipelines in the country’s top oil producing region claims a new investigation by Radio Free Europe.
Moscow’s lawsuits against five social media giants for not removing calls to join government-banned rallies from their platforms are part of a new wave of censorship in President Vladimir Putin’s Russia, experts said on Wednesday.
The United States expanded on Wednesday export restrictions on Russia as part of existing sanctions over the poisoning of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny who has recently been transferred to a notorious Russian jail.
Three non-governmental organizationsannounced on Monday that they have helped a Syrian man sue in Moscow members of the Russian paramilitary group Wagner for war crimes, accusing them of cruelly killing his brother in Syria.
Less than a week after theEU sanctioned a number of Russian officials allegedly responsible for the persecutions of opposition leaderAlexei Navalny, the U.S. followed suit and sanctioned seven Russian officials and 14 companies for their role in the the Kremlin critic’s poisoning.
Ignoring international calls for his release, Russian authorities transferred opposition leaderAlexei Navalny to an unknown prison to serve there nearly three years for parole violations, his lawyer, Vadim Kobzev,tweeted on Thursday.
The European Union will for the first time use a new mechanism against human rights abusers to punish Russian officials believed to be responsible for the recent jailing of Kremlin's top criticAlexei Navalny. Critics said on Tuesday the move will not have much of an impact.
The 33-year-old son of Oleg Toni has homes on the French Riviera, a Paris apartment, property on Spain's Mediterranean coast, and much more. Many of the properties are owned through secretive companies registered in Luxembourg.
A Moscow courtsentenced Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny to two years and eight months in jail for violating the terms of his probation while riot police arrested hundreds of protesters who hit the streets in support of Kremlin’s loudest critic. Analysts say that Navalny is the most popular political opponent in the country but that this may not be enough to prompt changes in Russia.
Russian authorities detained more than 5,400 people who protested on Sunday in some 150 cities across the country, demanding freedom for top Kremlin critic,Alexei Navalny, an independent monitoring group reported on Monday.
The International Biathlon Union has accused its former president, Anders Besseberg, of covering up cheating and blatantly favoring Russian interests after receiving bribes in the form of prostitutes and hunting trips, according to an independentreport commissioned by the Union.
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