Navalny urges EU to target Putin's oligarch backers
Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny urged the EU on Friday to put targeted economic sanctions on the oligarchs surrounding President Vladimir Putin.
Germany says Russia's Navalny sanctions plan 'unjustified'
The German government on Friday branded as "unjustified" plans by Russia to impose retaliatory sanctions on German and French officials over the poisoning of Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny.
Russia opposition leader congratulates Biden before Putin
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny congratulated President-elect Joe Biden on his victory Sunday before there was any reaction from the Kremlin to the US election results.
Russian police rule out Navalny poisoning, diagnose pancreatitis
Russian officials said Friday that metabolic problems and pancreatitis caused Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny to fall ill in August, ruling out findings by European labs that he was poisoned.
EU sanctions senior Putin aides over Navalny, Libya
The EU on Thursday hit members of Russian President Vladimir Putin's inner circle with sanctions over the poisoning of opposition figure Alexei Navalny and Kremlin meddling in Libya's civil war.
EU agrees Russia sanctions over Navalny poisoning
The EU on Wednesday agreed to impose sanctions on six people and one entity over the poisoning of Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny with a Novichok nerve agent, diplomats told AFP.
Novichok-type nerve agent found in Navalny samples: watchdog
The global chemical weapons watchdog said on Tuesday that samples taken from Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who claims he was poisoned by the Kremlin, contained a Novichok-type nerve agent.
Kremlin says Navalny charges against Putin 'unacceptable'
The Kremlin on Thursday accused opposition leader Alexei Navalny of working with the CIA and making "groundless and unacceptable statements" after he claimed President Vladimir Putin had orchestrated his poisoning.