Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny went on trial on Monday on "extremism" charges that could see his prison time extended for decades as part of wider government efforts to silence dissent.
Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny said Wednesday he could face life in prison on "terrorism" charges while another popular opposition politician went on trial in Russia's escalating clampdown on dissent.
Moscow has opened a new criminal case against Russia's top opposition politician Alexei Navalny, who is already serving a nine-year prison sentence, his spokeswoman said on Tuesday. "A new criminal case was opened against Alexei Navalny while he's in prison as a result of a 'provocation'," Kira Yarmysh said in English on Twitter. Yarmysh said…
"Navalny," a film that examines the poisoning of jailed Russian dissident Alexei Navalny, on Sunday won the Oscar for best documentary feature.
Germany on Friday demanded swift medical care for jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, who has complained of being denied access to hospital treatment by prison officials in Russia.
Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny said Wednesday that he was being refused access to hospital treatment by prison officials after falling sick, in what his team called an underhanded attempt to kill him.