Putin foe faces threat of jail in new trial

2014-04-24 09:45

Prominent Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny goes on trial in a major case that his supporters fear will end in a lengthy jail sentence for President Vladimir Putin's top critic.

Russian activist publishes Sochi corruption file

2014-01-27 19:40

A website has been launched by an anti-corruption activist that paints a vivid picture of suspected cost overruns and conflicts of interest at the Sochi Olympics.

Tycoon demands two-party Russian politics

2013-09-17 11:00

Multibillionaire Russian tycoon Mikhail Prokhorov has urged the creation of a US-style two party political system in Russia, warning that the country faced mass protests and repression.

Putin ally leads Moscow mayor race with 53%

2013-09-09 08:01

Incumbent Moscow mayor Sergei Sobyanin is leading elections in the Russian capital with more than 53% of the vote despite an unexpectedly strong performance by Alexei Navalny.


Russian opposition leader under house arrest

2014-02-28 15:06

A Moscow court has put Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny under house arrest, forbidding him from using the internet or receiving any visitors.

Russia court fails to imprison Navalny

2013-10-16 13:38

A Russian court has suspended a five year prison sentence opposition leader Alexia Navalny but upheld his conviction for theft, preventing him from running in future elections.

Call to challenge 'rigged' Moscow vote

2013-09-09 21:51

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has called on supporters to rally in protest against the results of a Moscow election which he says was rigged in favour of the Kremlin.

Navalny shakes up Moscow mayoral campaign

2013-08-26 14:58

Alexei Navalny, Russia's charismatic opposition leader, has shaken up the Moscow mayoral campaign with a traditional street campaign to win voters.

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