Russian opposition figurehead Alexei Navalny is facing a number of fraud and embezzlement charges, the most serious of which could see him jailed for up to ten years. He says the charges are revenge for his often acerbic criticism of Russia’s top officials and allegations of high-level graft. The Kremlin says the charges are not politically motivated.
A Moscow court has ruled to extend house arrest for prominent opposition campaigner Alexei Navalny, accused of defrauding a Russian subsidiary of French cosmetics chain Yves Rocher, a RIA Novosti correspondent reported from the court on Friday.
Russian prosecutors have requested that Kremlin opposition figure Alexei Navalny be arrested for leaking information over a current court trial involving the cosmetics company Yves Rocher, his lawyer told RIA Novosti on Friday.
A Moscow court ruled Wednesday that seizing assets from opposition activist Alexei Navalny as part of an ongoing embezzlement case against him was legal, denying the politician’s appeal to have his money returned.
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny rejected an allegation from investigators Monday that he had breached a court order not to leave Moscow.
Prominent Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny said late Tuesday that his license to practice law was revoked last month in the wake of a controversial embezzlement conviction.
A court in Moscow on Tuesday ordered the seizure of bank accounts and assets belonging to opposition leader Alexei Navalny as part of an ongoing embezzlement case against him.
Opposition leader Alexei Navalny is facing fresh charges of embezzlement over an alleged scheme to defraud a local branch of cosmetics manufacturer Yves Rocher, investigators said Tuesday.
A court in Russia offered outspoken opposition leader Alexei Navalny a reprieve Wednesday by granting him a suspended sentence on embezzlement charges.
Russia's Constitutional Court ruled Thursday to overturn a provision barring people convicted of major crimes from running for public office in a move that could open the way for opposition leader and recent Moscow mayoral candidate Alexei Navalny to participate in future elections.
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who came in an impressive second place in recent elections for Moscow mayor, said Friday that the court date for his appeal of a contentious embezzlement conviction has been set for October 9.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday that a recent real jail term for his vehement opponent Alexei Navalny was “strange,” given that another defendant in the case got away with a suspended sentence.
As more Russians learn of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, more of them believe he’s being prosecuted for wrongdoing and not as retribution for his activism, suggesting that official versions of the whistle-blowing blogger’s trial have had an effect on public opinion, according to a new poll published Friday.
Ever since opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s hero’s welcome back to Moscow at Yaroslavsky Station, I have been thinking about the local train stations – and what a “treat” they are to visit.
The Kremlin's spokesman on Monday said President Vladimir Putin had played no role in opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s sudden release from jail last week.
Moscow police said Saturday that supporters of Alexei Navalny may face up to three years in jail for leaving “offensive” graffiti and stickers during a rally against the opposition leader’s conviction.
Convicted Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who was freed by a court on Friday pending appeal, arrived back in his home city of Moscow by train Saturday morning and announced he will run for mayor of the Russian capital in an upcoming election.
President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman on Friday responded evasively to a question of whether convicted opposition leader and anti-corruption blogger Alexei Navalny could be pardoned.
Between 156 and 254 people by various estimates were held at protest rallies in Moscow and St. Petersburg on late Thursday and Friday, triggered by the jailing of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny.
A Russian court released opposition leader and anti-corruption blogger Alexei Navalny from custody Friday, as the five-year prison sentence handed down to him the day before will only come in force in ten days, after his appeal is heard.
The White House said on Thursday that it is “deeply disappointed” by the conviction and prison sentence handed down by a Russian court against opposition leader Alexei Navalny, which it called a politically motivated act aimed at silencing opponents of the regime in the Kremlin.
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