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Alexei Navalny

Alexei Anatolievich Navalny (born June 4, 1976) is a Russian lawyer, politician, and political and financial activist.

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Alexei Navalny ordered to delete corruption investigation video after losing defamation case
Defamation case between Alexei Navalny and Alisher Usmanov opened in court by
By Andrew Osborn | MOSCOW MOSCOW A Russian court ruled on Wednesday against Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny in a...
In Putins Russia a court case decides anti govt video can't be played; in the U.K the BBC just bans anti govt. songs
Alexei Navalny ordered to delete anti-government video after losing defamation case
A Moscow court has ruled in favour of businessman Alisher Usmanov in the libel case against opposition leader Alexei Navalny.
The judge orders Alexei Navalny to delete his website and the video about Dmitri Medvedev that got millions of view…
The judge says Alisher Usmanov has won his lawsuit against Alexei Navalny.
The judge is about to rule on Alisher Usmanov's lawsuit against Alexei Navalny.
Future of opposition in Turkey: All media under Putin's control, Alexei Navalny uses YouTube channel to speak up.
Kremlin-friendly tycoon Alisher Usmanov attacks opposition leader Alexei Navalny in court and online…
In the face of state controlled TV, Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has started his own channel on YouTube.
Putin opponent Alexei Navalny finds no room at the inn on the Russian campaign trail:
Video of yesterday's green chemical attack on Alexei Navalny. The street security cameras were turned off.
Alexei Navalny, reportedly sentenced to 15 days for Sunday's protest, released this video about Medvedev on March 2
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was sprayed with green dye while campaigning; now it’s sparked a trend:
Alexei a was doused in green, just because. But he's so glad it wasn't poison or...
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was doused in green liquid as he campaigned in Siberia
Tr**p sends Ivanka to the store for buckets of orange paint. He'll not be outdone.
Putin opponent victim of weird assault: "I’ll remain light-green for quite some time. What worries me is my teeth." https…
Coward attacked Russian Opposition leader Alexei Navalny by spraying him w/green dye. Some US "patriots" think Puti…
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Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny says an unknown assailant splashed him with green dye
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Apparently this is not an uncommon thing:. A Putin Opponent Is Doused in Green. He Makes It Work.
Putin opponent, turned green by unknown assailant, embraces his new superhero look:
Russian opposition leader found guilty of embezzlement
Alexei Navalny: Russian crusader who took on Putin. Unlike Trump who is afraid to do that.
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny found guilty in retrial
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Alexei Navalny has been found guilty of embezzlement. He said he'll run in 2018 presidential poll.
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny blocked from running against in 2018 after verdict | The Independent
Russian opposition leader Alexei vows to continue political campaign to be Russian President in spite of guilty verdict.
Russian opposition leader, Alexei Navalny found guilty: BBC News -
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Alexei Navalny: Russian crusader who took on Putin
Alexei Navalny: Russian opposition leader found guilty This Bars him from running against Putin in the 2018 Election
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Putin critic Alexei Navalny has survived crackdowns and intimidation. But his latest gambit may be his last.
I will be taking part in a TRT World debate tomorrow on Alexei Navalny.
I've met Russian opp. leader Alexei Navalny, found him v. Impressive. Now he's been found guilty of embezzlement so ca…
Marked reluctance to gaol Navalny & create political martyr. After last sentence stood in Moscow mayoral election. .
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2010 World Fellow & anti-corruption activist Alexei Navalny in the headlines today.
Alexei Navalny: Russian opposition leader found guilty
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Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny gets five-year suspended sentence, barring him from running for president https:/…
Putin opponent Alexei Navalny found guilty of embezzlement
We've grown accustomed to injustice in Russia. People are constantly being arrested unlawful
Politics is traditionally a male domain in Russia. Until now, women have only been accessori
I'm on the very blackest part of the black list.
Putin and his advisers don't understand the power of public opinion in the West. They believ
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The questioning is a stupid formality aimed exclusively at preventing us from speaking at th
Nobody wants a political prisoner, but a political emigrant is no problem.
I'm not going to appeal to viole nce or aggression - of course not.—
I think very poorly of United Ru ssia. United Russia is the party of corruption,—
When men are arrested without any legal basis and for political reasons, it's me...
One year ago yesterday this article was published; is there a change? RT:
I'm not going to appeal to violence or aggression - of course not.
I am not ready to back away from my views.
Alexei Navalny was greeted by police on his return home from Altai.
Although the Russian election is in 2018, progressives of the world really need to get behind Alexei Navalny. He is the only way forward.
Russia's opposition is very weak and the star Alexei Navalny that Putin fears is a Russian nationalist.
Doing our research. The narrative the US State Dept used for this tour of Russia on the grant goes in part like...
FLASH: Russian protest leader Alexei Navalny charged with fraud and money laundering - investigators
Russia anti-corruption activist Alexei unexpectedly freed on bail, as public protests rattle the Kremlin
Opposition figure Alexei Navalny has ben freed from jail serving 15 day sentence a week after assassination of
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(Although OTHER CHARGES...pending ) opposition figure Alexei leaves prison | euronews, world news
الصورة حلوة . "The Kremlin just released one of its most vocal critics from prison
BBC News - Russian Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny out of Moscow prison
Alexei brother, Oleg, moved to a prison in Oryol Region in central to serve 3.5-year sentence
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was released from jail, vows to continue work in face of political terror http…
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Alexei Navalny vows not to "step back" as he is released from prison a week after the killing of fellow opposition figure, Boris Nemtsov.
Newly released Navalny vows murder will not deter Russian opposition
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny released from prison after 15-day sentence
Russian opposition leader on the killing of Boris Nemtsov: "We will not step back"
via Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was released from prison Friday, after...
Kremlin critic Navalny released after 15 days in custody: Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny walks free after…
Kremlin critic Navalny, out of jail, vows to fight on: MOSCOW (Reuters) - Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny walked out of a Moscow detent...
Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny has been released from prison after serving a 15-day sentence for handing out le...
Released Kremlin cybercritic Alexei Navalny vows to continue to cyberchallenge Putin
Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny is free again, and vows he won't be intimidated.
Let's pray that Putin and his thugs don't do to Oleg Navalny what they did to Magnitsky to teach Alexei a lesson.
Navalny's Party of Progress Ready for Fight to Take Part in Duma Elections: Opposition activist Alexei Navalny...
People don't believe in positive changes anymore. -Alexei Navalny. .,0
Who is Alexei Navalny and why it worked.
Russian opposition blogger Alexei Navalny reveals the pseudonym of Putin's mystery daughter.
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Opposition blogger may have 'outed' Putin's daughter Alexei Navalny is a CIA ***
| Opposition leaders launch Russian TV channel - Russian opposition activist Alexei Navalny, right, and ...
Navalny: Had it not been for West's sanctions, Russian tanks would now already be in Odessa.
Russian opposition blogger Alexei Navalny publishes alleged pseudonym used by 1 of Vladimir Putin's daughters to s…
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Who is Alexei Navalny and why is the Kremlin so scared of him?
I agree with Alexei Navalny that if not for the Western sanctions, Putin could have overran up to the western port city of Odessa.
In talking about corruption makes u an enemy of the state, says Putin’s nemesis in this interview.
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Alexei Navalny is under house arrest and court may extend his house arrest to this date so he has no public access to organize.
Alexei Navalny pleads for protests in Russia against Putin & Gov on March 1 2015 like 1991. |
Alexei calls for an "anti-crisis protest on March 1 in Moscow, calls it "spring"
Russia's Alexei Navalny has just announced a big opposition rally on March 1.
Alexei Navalny gets into a police car after he was detained while leaving a radio station in Wednesday night http:…
Alexei Navalny broke his house arrest after he was convicted of fraud and given a 3 1/2-year suspended sentence
Vladimir Putin jails the brother of opposition leader Alexei Navalny, says an editorial in The Wall Street Journal.
BREAKING NEWS: Riots are happening in America because of a supposed police state while in Russia they are happening for an actual police state. In America at the moment, protests have begun in 15 major cities including Philadelphia, Boston, and St. Louis and police are preparing for a major event in NY where currently there are only small groups gathering. A police headquarters in St. Louis was briefly breached, but the protesters were quickly detained. This won't end well. Either the drunks will get upset that their festivities are being interrupted or they will join in the fun, unrestrained by reasonable minds. Meanwhile, in Russia, riot police have pushed protesters supporting Alexei Navalny into the underground passages of the subway in Moscow leaving Red Square deserted. Mr. Navalny, a Putin critic, was arrested for fraud against a French company which claims to have lost no money. - Arkansas desk
One of Russias best-known opposition leaders, Alexei Navalny, will face sentencing on Tuesday, two weeks earlier than originally planned.
Police in Moscow arrested more than 100 people outside the Kremlin last night after protests at the jailing of the brother of Russia's most prominent opposition leader. SHARE GO TO Alexei Navalny, an anti-corruption campaigner and one of the most vociferous public critics of President Vladimir Putin's government, was given a three-and-a-half-year suspended sentence for fraud yesterday. However, his brother and co-defendant Oleg Navalny was jailed for the same period. [ 22 more words. ]
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Russia's Alexei Navalny detained in crackdown by nervous Moscow
The unsanctioned protest came hours after Alexei Navalny, a Putin foe, was found guilty of fraud and given a suspended sentence of 3 1/2 years
Putin foe Alexei Navalny detained by police as thousands rally near Kremlin
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Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was detained at a rally hours after escaping a jail term.
Thousands of people near the protesting Alexei Navalny’s conviction
Russian police arrest opposition leader: Russian police have detained opposition leader, Alexei Navalny, after...
Alexei Navalny under house arrest - arrested again at a protest that is ongoing in Moscow.
Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny detained after breaking house arrest to go to Moscow protest over his guilty verdict and…
Hold strong, Alexei Navalny. The world stands with you.
Putin critic Alexei Navalny gets suspended sentence but his brother is jailed for fraud
Alexei Navalny had said before he thinks his family is being held hostage. He's convinced of that now. His brother sent to j…
MORE: Police say Kremlin foe Alexei Navalny was attending a protest outside the Kremlin when he was arrested:
A Russian court gave Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny a suspended sentence today for embezzling money but jailed his brother for three and a half years in a case seen as part of a campaign to stifle diss...
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Outrage as Putin critic Alexei Navalny handed 'vile' three-and-a-half year sentence.
Russian opposition activist Alexei Navalny back in jail for protest
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny on Tuesday broke his house arrest to join a protest in Mos…
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LIVE: Thousands are expected at a protest in central Moscow to support the Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny
Putin critic Alexei Navalny arrested after breaking house arrest to join rally
KIROV, Russia — Alexei Navalny, a charismatic and creative Russian opposition leader who exposed high-level corruption and mocked the Kremlin, was sentenced to five years in prison for embezzlement on Thursday, in a verdict that set off street protests and drew condemnation from the West. The Moscow mayoral candidate was led from the court in handcuffs and bused to a jail. Soon afterward, in an unexpected development, prosecutors asked that he be kept free pending appeal. Several thousand opposition supporters gathered just outside the Kremlin to protest Navalny's conviction and sentence.
Putin's biggest critic broke his house arrest to lead protest to 'destroy' regime
Navalny sentencing a 'vicious form of punishment': A Russian court has given Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny a s...
Putin critic Alexei Navalny breaks house arrest hours after avoiding jail time :
Crowds at Moscow protest rally chant name of opposition leader Alexei Navalny as he's arrested …
More critic detained in after defying terms of house arrest to attend protest rally.
Alexei Navalny was detained by the police near The Ritz-Carlton hotel on Tverskaya Street in Moscow on Tuesday evening, Dec. 30.
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny is given a suspended prison sentence and his brother is jailed after both are found guilty of fraud.
Police have detained President Vladimir Putin's chief foe, Alexei Navalny, who has broken the terms of his house arrest to attend a protest of several thousand just outside the Kremlin.
Page inviting Alexei Navalny’s supporters to attend a rally on the day his case’s verdict is announced is blocked to Russian users
FP Photo/Vasily MaximovPolice detain protest leader Alexei Navalny outside Zamoskvoretsky district court in Moscow, on February 24, 2014 On Tuesday evening, he broke house arrest to lead major new projects against Vladimir Putin's regime. Navelny was given a suspended sentence on Tuesday morning in an embezzlement case, while his brother Oleg was sentenced to three and half years in prison in the same case. Government critics have claimed that Navelny was kept out of prison for fear of setting off large protests, with his brother punished in his place. But Putin's biggest critic isn't staying quiet. Upon leaving the court house, he called for Russians to take to the streets to protest the decision. "The authorities are torturing and destroying relatives of their political opponents. This r
Russian anti-corruption campaigner Alexei Navalny is the informal leader of the opposition to President Vladimir Putin.
Top Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny defied house arrest Tuesday to join a protest in central Moscow but was swiftly detained by police, a live stream on Dozhd television channel showed. Navalny was grabbed by police and bundled into a police bus close to Manezhnaya square, where several hundred protesters gathered to protest a guilty verdict against him and his younger brother Oleg in a controversial fraud trial.
Russia President's major critic Alexei Navalny arrested at Moscow Rally after Suspended sentence in Fraud case, local media reports
Happening Now. Widespread protests in Russia after opposition leader Alexei Navalny was detained heading to a protest after being given suspended sentence. His brother has also been jailed. Navalny has stated strongly that Putin's regime must be destroyed ! Ata sisi tutawasha moto siku moja...just wait !
Alexei Navalny, top critic of Russian president, given suspended sentence of three and a half years for fraud.
In his recent annual address Russian President Vladimir Putin insisted anyone was free to enter politics in Russia. Well, tell that to Alexei Navalny, who in recent years has emerged as the opposition’s figurehead, and has been dragged through the courts for his pains. The charismatic orator burst o…
Following the house arrest of opposition leader Alexei Navalny on Tuesday, thousands of Russians took to the streets in Moscow in an unsanctioned demonstra
Prominent Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny and his brother, Oleg, were found guilty of fraud and sentenced Tuesday.
Russian anti-corruption blogger and opposition politician Alexei Navalny has been jailed for fraud. He joins a long list of challengers to President Vladimir Putin who have met an unfortunate fate.
Latest news: Putin critic Alexei Navalny detained at protest after fraud verdict
Editor's note: We are monitoring live video and on-the-ground reports from protests in Moscow of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny's trial verdict. Police have been carrying some protesters away and detaining them. There are arrest numbers being reported, but the steady protester detentions…
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Alexei Navalny, the charismatic Russian opposition leader has been found guilty of embezzlement and handed a 3.5 year suspended jail term.
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PUTIN’S NEW WAR ON “TRAITORS” FIRINGS - Andrei Zubov, 62, history professor at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations, fired March 5 in accordance with Point 8, Article 81 of the state labor code, which covers the “commission of an immoral act incompatible with the continuation of work, ” for an op-ed, published on March 1, in Vedomosti. - March 24 (I have written a piece on this. It will be published sometime this weekend,) RESIGNATIONS - TV news reporters LEGAL PROCEEDINGS -, widely read news portal, had its editor replaced by a Kremlin loyalist. - Dozhd, an independent cable channel, has come under intense pressure and is in danger of needing to shut down. - Alexei Navalny, the opposition leader now under house arrest. - Sergei Parkhomenko, an editor and civic activist who called for sanctions against those responsible for state propaganda. RUSSIAN TOOLS - (""), a new Web site called, featuring a list of public figures that the sit ...
Blocked Russian opposition site recommends Opera to outwit blacklist Russian users can run Norwegian browser to get around banned URLs Computerworld - One of the government opposition websites blocked last week by Russian officials recommended that users circumvent the access shut-off by running Opera Software's desktop browser., the site run by Gary Kasparov, the former world chess champion and an outspoken critic of President Vladimir Putin, was one of several websites blocked by Russian ISPs on the order of the country's prosecutor general last week. The blocked URLs also included opposition sites and Daily Journal; the LiveJournal blog of Alexei Navalny, a frequent critic of Putin's administration; and the website of Ekho Moskvy, a radio station that often takes anti-Kremlin stances. Roskomnadzor, the Russian government's media-oversight agency, added the sites to a blacklist last Thursday because they allegedly contained "incitement to illegal activity" and calls for "participati ...
SOCHI, Russia (AP) -- An interactive website launched Monday by anti-corruption activist Alexei Navalny paints a vivid picture of the suspected cost overruns and conflicts of interest at the Sochi Winter Olympics. Russia has spent about $51 billion to deliver the Sochi Olympics, which run Feb. 7-23, making them the most expensive games ever, even though as a winter event it hosts many fewer athletes than summer games do. Navalny claims that Russia spent twice as much as necessary to build at least 10 of the Olympic venues - including the Bolshoi Ice Palace, the Fisht Stadium for the opening/closing ceremonies and the speed-skating arena. Allegations of corruption have dogged preparations for the Sochi Games for years, as reported by The Associated Press and others. Navalny's new website - - combines data gathered during his own investigations along with media reports and other activists' analysis. Using colorful graphics, the website makes a wide range of data accessible in English and Russ ...
Facing jail, Putin foe Navalny appeals theft conviction - By Gabriela Baczynska KIROV, Russia (Reuters) - Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny asked an appeals court on Wednesday to throw out a theft conviction and five-year jail sentence he was handed in July, saying the charge was fabricated and politically motivated. An anti-corruption blogger who helped lead a wave of protests that erupted two years ago, Navalny was found guilty of stealing timber while working ...
Court Postpones Navalny Appeal to Oct. 16: The appeal of opposition leader Alexei Navalny and businessman Pyot...
It was earlier reported that on October 9, two Russian courts will hold hearings of two cases that involve Alexei Navalny as the accused.
More than 50 percent of Russians know who Alexei Navalny is and what he is being charged with in the KirovLes...
'Alexei Navalny and the battle for by Dr David White, Lecturer in Politics
Concerned by conviction of Alexei Navalny, selective justice in and lack of adherence to international human rig…
Alexei navalny showing usual humour.. "it may only be temporary but lets use the time to whack some more crooks" i.e expos…
I asked Putin if he deliberately doesn't say 's name.Answer: "No, why? Alexei Navalny is one of leaders of the opposit…
What Merkel's Win Means for Berlin's Allies The Chancellery will be watched closely in the coming months. Foreign policy has never been one of Angela Merkel's strong suits. But several German allies will be watching closely to see how the chancellor might use her new-found power on the international stage. In a result that was closely watched around the world, Merkel crushed her opponents -- and an ally -- in the German election on Sunday, winning a better-than-expected 41.5 percent of the vote. Though it remains to be seen which party she will form a government with, the chancellor has cemented her role as the most powerful politician in Europe. Considering her status in Europe and on the global stage, it is surprising that foreign policy played little or no part in her campaign for re-election. "Merkel has never had a passion for foreign policy," Olaf Böhnke of the European Council on Foreign Relations told SPIEGEL ONLINE on the eve of the vote. "She is happy to be in a leading role in Europe, but many ...
Opposition blogger-turned-politician Alexei Navalny may have lost his bid to be the next mayor of Moscow, but the contested September 8 election injected a new dynamism to the political process tha...
Vladimir Putin Might Seek 4th Presidential Term In 2018 LYNN BERRYAPSep 19, 2013 VALDAI, Russia — President Vladimir Putin said Thursday he may run for a fourth presidential term in 2018, confirming the expectations of most Russians and frustrating those now working to restore free elections in Russia. If Putin runs and wins, it would keep him in power for about a quarter century and make him the nation's longest-serving leader since Soviet dictator Josef Stalin.Putin has largely rolled back on Russia's post-Soviet democratic achievements, sidelining the opposition, reducing the Parliament to a rubber stamp and establishing tight control over the media. He insisted that Russia, only two decades away from the fall of the Soviet Union, is determined to become a democracy, but would find its own path despite criticism from the West. "The kind of government that Russia should have should be determined by Russian citizens and not by our esteemed colleagues from abroad," he said during an international confer ...
Vladimir Putin; Some Want Fourth Term. John Wayne Sitterley President at American Republic Research Center (ARRC) VALDAI, Russia — President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he may seek re-election in 2018 and charted a conservative course drawn from Orthodox Christian values, saying the West was not an example for Russia. The former KGB spy also defended tough laws he has signed since returning to the Kremlin in May 2012 after four years as prime minister, including legislation critics say in effect bans *** from publicly expressing their sexual orientation. Asked at a conference whether he might seek a new term as president when his six-year mandate expires in 2018, Putin said: "I do not rule it out." Asked by Reuters for clarification, he later said: "It's only 2013 today, there are another five years ahead of us." Putin made his comments to an audience of Russia experts that also included a number of opposition leaders who took part in protests against his rule last year, demonstrations that have dw ...
Putin foe manages strong showing in Moscow vote - By Gabriela Baczynska and Maria Tsvetkova MOSCOW (Reuters) - An ally of President Vladimir Putin won Moscow's mayoral election on Sunday, nearly complete results showed, but opposition leader Alexei Navalny's unexpectedly strong showing could alarm the Kremlin and fuel Russia's flagging protest movement. Early returns allowed Sergei Sobyanin to say he was certain of victory, and results released by the electoral commissi...
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Some hope in Russia - * Moscow mayoral candidate says bans are unconstitutional * Navalny faces jail but is seeking office in capital * Putin under fire for law against *** "propaganda" By Steve Gutterman MOSCOW, Aug 23 (Reuters) - An opposition leader running for mayor of Moscow said on Friday he would allow *** rights rallies if elected, making clear he believes the authorities' frequent practice of denying them permission is unconstitutional. Alexei Navalny, who is seeking to boost the opposition and increase his own political clout by challenging the Kremlin-appointed acting mayor, weighed in on an issue that has gained prominence in Russia and drawn the attention of the world. Western governments have criticised a law against spreading *** "propaganda" among minors, part of the conservative course President Vladimir Putin has charted in his third term following protests against his 13-year rule. Polls show most Russians support the law, which activists say amounts to a ban on *** rights rallies. It h ...
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Russian opposition leader and anti-blogger Alexei Navalny accused of receiving illegal funds .
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Yale World Fellow Alexei Navalny and his "Teen Spirit" showed up in the New Yorker this week
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Ahmet Altan and Alexei Navalny sentenced on same day. Coincidence, surely? via
5:30 AM and instead of luxuriating in bed ,I'm watching Alexei Navalny on YouTube.
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Navalny Wants Acting Moscow Mayor Checked for Corruption: Mayoral candidate Alexei Navalny has asked the Inves...
Russia's Top Dissident Runs for Mayor of Moscow: Alexei Navalny is running a populist campaign that challenges...
Picket in Kazan condemns verdict for Alexei Navalny and Pyotr Ofitserov and existence of political prisoners in Russia
Wow to Putin's company against Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny. Don't remember the last time he tried so hard to shut up opponents.
The Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny is by the prosecutor accused of having accepted money from abroad to...
In letter, calls for conviiction of Alexei Navalny - a former Fellow - to be overturned
A Russian court has released President Vladimir Putin's fiercest critic Alexei Navalny, who was sentenced for fi ...
Alexei Navalny found guilty of embezzlement
Putin foe convicted, facing jail: A RUSSIAN court has convicted protest leader Alexei Navalny of embezzlement in a..
KIROV, Russia (Reuters) - Russian protest leader Alexei Navalny was convicted of stealing from a s...
I wonder what Alexei Navalny thinks of Snowden's request for temporary asylum in Russia. Could also ask Sergei Magnitsky, but…
A court in Russia's northern Kirov region has found protest leader Alexei Navalny guilty of stealing $500,000...
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Unfortunately no surprise that Alexei Navalny is found guilty in strange trial. Russia today.
Russian protest leader Alexei Navalny was found guilty of theft on Thursday at a trial he says…
Breaking: A Russian judge has found opposition leader Alexei Navalny guilty of embezzlement.
Russian authorities are once again jailing political opponents. Blogger Navalny sentenced.
Alexei Navalny: 'The Kremlin want to jail me but they're scared too' via
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Russian opposition leader found guilty of theft: Court verdict could prevent Alexei Navalny from challenging V...
A court in Russia finds high-profile protest leader Alexei Navalny guilty of corruption
Alexei Navalny found guilty in a trial widely seen as a means of silencing the popular opposition leader
I don't suppose Ed Snowden will abandon his asylum bid now that Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny is being jailed.
Russian court finds opposition leader Alexei Navalny guilty of embezzlement, according to state media RIA-Novosti.
Facing jail, protest leader Navalny condemns Putin's Russia Protest leader Alexei Navalny said on Friday he would destroy the political system under President Vladimir Putin that was "sucking the blood out of Russia", after state prosecutors demanded he be jailed for six years on theft charges. Navalny says the trial, in the industrial city of Kirov, is intended to sideline him as a potential rival to Putin. A six-year term would keep the anti-corruption campaigner in prison until after the next presidential election, scheduled for 2018. Navalny, the most prominent opposition leader to be tried in post-Soviet Russia, denied the charge of stealing 16 million roubles ($482,000) from a local timber firm that he was advising in 2009 while working for the liberal Kirov region governor. He looked shocked and exchanged nervous smiles with his wife Yulia after Prosecutor Sergei Bogdanov set out the prosecution's demands at his trial in Kirov, 550 miles northeast of Moscow. Judge Sergei Blinov will deliver a verdi ...
Edward Snowden, martyr for online freedom and privacy, now passing thru Moscow? Say hi to Alexei Navalny while you're there.
According to a document obtained by RIA Novosti, the amnesty could extend to Alexei Navalny, whose embezzlement case is currently being heard in the Leninsky District Court in Kirov.
“I am proud of Russia,” corruption-fighting blogger Alexei Navalny wrote sarcastically. “It will be the first nation where even a stone falling from the sky becomes the reason for a mega-project aimed at stealing 10 or 20 billion. Fix the roads in Chelyabinsk instead: The pits in them cause more damage in a year than 100 meteors.”
"Another Sharp tactic is to seek change outside the electoral system. This tactic was evident in the 2004 Orange Revolution in Ukraine, where election results were rejected, and in the recent Russian parliamentary election, where Soros- and U.S. neocon-financed election monitoring groups like Golos rejected the outcome of the election and used shills like former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev to call for the nullification of the election. Interference following the Sharp and Soros methodology can also be seen in the presidential candidacies of Russian oligarch and New Jersey Nets basketball owner Mikhail Prokhorov and the backing by western propaganda outlets like the Christian Science Monitor (now derided as the “Christian Zionist Monitor” after its takeover by interests who favor a neo-imperialist U.S. foreign policy) of Moscow street protest veteran Alexei Navalny." Think that won't happen here? What if it already had, and the difference is they just subverted the middle man (the voting counte ...
Navalny Sues Russia in Strasbourg: Opposition figure Alexei Navanly has filed a claim with the European Court of...
Russia opens new criminal investigation into opposition leader Alexei Navalny on suspicion of fraud and ...
Three opposition leaders were held as they protested against torture and repression near the Lubyanka.
Moscow police on Saturday briefly detained several opposition leaders as well as a dozen other activists while they were protesting against the intensifying crackdown on Russian opposition.
19:00 Profile: Lucy Ash profiles Alexei Navalny, the man leading Russian opposition to President Putin.
Opposition figurehead Alexei Navalny said: “It’s the end of the judicial system in Russia.”
Russian opposition leader finds spy bug in office
Alexei Navalny, the Russian blogger who emerged as a prominent leader of an anti-Putin protest movement fueled by social media, is now facin...
A Russian blogger known for his virulent criticism of President Vladimir Putin has been charged with theft, and could be handed a 10-year prison sentence as the government continues its crackdown on dissent. Alexei Navalny was charged on Tuesday in Moscow, dismissing the allegations as "weird" and baseless.
Investigative body says it suspects Alexei Navalny of organising scheme to steal assets from a state timber company.
Opposition leader Alexei faces 10yrs in prison on theft charges brought today
Russian protest leader Alexei Navalny charged with theft: Anti-corruption blogger is banned from...
Russian opposition leader Alexei is charged with embezzlement in a case he describes as "strange and absurd"
We should be concerned with attempts in Russia to silence fierce opposition activist Alexei
Alexei Navalny, the Russian opposition activist, faces up to 10 years in jail if convicted on embezzlement charge brought today.
Alexei on bail but barred from leaving Moscow
Hi Alexei, this is The Times of London. What do you expect tomorrow? Can I interview you? Helen Womack :)
Navalny Arrest Imminent?: Alexei Navalny is reportedly facing arrest on Monday on charges abuse of authority whe...
Russian media says anti-corruption campaigner Alexei Navalny will be arrested Monday.
Russian police ready to arrest protest blogger: Alexei Navalny , an anti-corruption blogger and a key leader of ...
Bastrykin , on Friday fraud and other allegations leveled against him by opposition figurehead
Navalny keeps dealing with criminal charges in Kirovles case: Opposition blogger Alexei Navalny has been summone...
A feud between one of Russia’s top law enforcement officials and the opposition leaders his agency has pursued took a twist on Thursday after a blogger turned the tables on him, publishing documents alleging he had undeclared business interests
The adoption of the amendments to the NGOs law classifying some NGOs that receive funding from abroad as “foreign agents”could have consequences that neither the president nor the NGOs anticipate, namely, development of civil society in the country.
Hacker Goes After Russia's Alexei Navalny - If you are an opposition politician...
I want to travel to California, Just so I gonna have some Moscow booze... I want to trav...
As Alexei Navalny changed to me AV&VA Moscow Restaurant Store SEO : So I'd return to ZARA Why...
Alexei Navalny - names the 100 most influential people in the world
Alexei to be sued by United Russia "for hundreds of 1000s of $" over his "party of crooks & thieves"-moniker
When you start arresting bloggers you know the game is close to over. Kudos to Alexei Navalny.
Russians March Against Putin - The night before the march, authorities raided the home of organizer Alexei Navalny a...
Thousands of anti-government protesters begin marching in Russia's capital, Moscow, ahead of a huge rally and a day after police raided leading activists' homes.
Thousands of Russian anti-government protesters have taken part in a major rally in Moscow to demand fresh elections and a new president. The protest, on a national holiday, came a day after police raided the homes of several prominent activists. One of them, Sergei Udaltsov, defied an order to report for questioning, and instead addressed the crowd. Last week, President Vladimir Putin approved legislation increasing fines for those who violate protest laws. Mr Putin won a third presidential term in March amid protests over alleged fraud in December's parliamentary vote. This is the first big anti-government rally in Russia since Mr Putin returned to the Kremlin, says the BBC's Steve Rosenberg in Moscow. Tens of thousands of protesters, a sea of flags, banners and placards flowed through the centre of Moscow, he says. The demonstrators chanted "Putin is a thief" and "Russia without Putin". "It's obvious they are as frightened of us as they are of fire," opposition leader Boris Nemtsov told the rally. "The ...
BBC News - Russia faces to watch: Alexei Navalny ejemplo a seguir
BBC News - Russia faces to watch: Alexei Navalny
BBC News - Russia faces to watch: Alexei Navalny in Russia is a mockery.Some people are becoming very rich.
Russia faces to watch: Alexei Navalny - BBC News
Fantastic picture on page 25 of The Times. Decent feature on Alexei Navalny too if you want to learn something new
Anti-corruption blogger and opposition politician Alexei Navalny says everything looks like absurdity after police raid
"Officers beat down the doors of the increasingly popular anti-corruption blogger Alexei Navalny".
This is the scene this morning from outside opposition leader Alexei Navalny's apartment bldg. According to Dozhd TV, even the local police head could not get into the bldg., to say nothing of Navalny's lawyer.
A 'calm' bank holiday in Russia; police searching flat of opposition activist Alexei Navalny
Russian opposition activist Alexei Navalny fined for suggesting MP was thief
Tensions Rise as Opposition Leaders are Freed: Sergei Udaltsov and Alexei Navalny emerged from prison Thursday, ...
Hundreds of Arrests Set Grim Backdrop for Victory Day Celebrations As Moscow gears up to celebrate its victory in World War II, 67 years ago Wednesday, the shadow of political conflict shrouds the capital as hundreds of arrests cloud Victory Day festivities. Police said over 200 arrests were made Tuesday and overnight Wednesday on the eve of the anniversary, including repeat detentions for Left-Front leader Sergei Udaltsov and anti-corruption blogger Alexei Navalny, who was arrested twice in a single evening...
Street Provocations in Moscow Ahead of Inauguration May 7th, 2012 • 7:08 AM Some 250 people were arrested and several dozen injured (most of them police) in street clashes during an anti-Vladimir Putin rally in Moscow Sunday. Organizers of the so-called March of Millions, who had a permit for a rally of 5,000 people on Bolotnaya Square, included leading lights of last winter's attempted Snowy Revolution: Sergei Udaltsov of the Left Front, Parnas party leader and neoliberal economist Boris Nemtsov, and self-appointed anti-corruption crusader Alexei Navalny, darling of the Project Democracy support networks in the UK and USA. Those three were arrested by the end of the day. Ostensibly people of widely different political views, their unifying platform was that all recent elections, and therefore Putin's inauguration as President tomorrow, are illegitimate. Udaltsov, in statements shown on television, called on rally participants to violate the terms of the rally permit by marching to the Kremlin and begin ...
Putin sworn in for third term, Sergei Udaltsov, Alexei Navalny and Boris Nemtsov (all opposition leaders) arrested. Progress?
Russia speakers Ilya Yashin lead the march with Alexei Navalny + Boris Nemtsov in Moscow
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian riot police beat protesters about the head with batons and detained more than 400 on Sunday after clashes broke out at a Moscow rally by thousands of people against Vladimir Putin on the eve of his return to the presidency. Opposition leaders Alexei Navalny, Boris Nemtsov and Sergei Udaltsov were among those detained during violence that showed the depth of divisions and tensions in Russia as the former KGB spy starts his six-year third term on Monday.
Alexei Navalny, center, a prominent anti-corruption whistle blower and blogger, shouts during an...
Alexei Navalny and Sergei Udaltsov have announced a sit-in at "March of Millions"---live updates
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