Russian lawmakers target Navalny allies with new bill

The lower house of Russia’s parliament on Wednesday endorsed a bill that prevents people affiliated with groups considered extremist from running for office, part of authorities’ efforts to sideline associates of imprisoned opposition leader Alexei Navalny ahead of parliamentary elections later this year. Continue Reading

Russian Foreign Minister warns US, EU over Navalny

In a stern warning to the United States’ and the European Union (EU), the Vladimir Putin government on Thursday said that no one should consider Russian politeness over the issue of Alexei Navalny a sign of weakness. Continue Reading