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Jailed Russian Opposition leader Alexei Navalny wins EU's top human rights prize
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Jailed Russian Opposition leader Alexei Navalny wins EU's top human rights prize

The 45-year-old activist was poisoned with a nerve agent last year and promptly arrested upon his return to Moscow from treatment in Germany and later imprisoned

Vladimir Putin's United Russia on course to retain majority in state Duma
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Vladimir Putin's United Russia on course to retain majority in state Duma

Russian authorities unleashed sweeping crackdown on Kremlin critics this year resulting in only few Opposition candidates being allowed to run for elections

Russians vote in parliamentary polls after historic crackdown
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Russians vote in parliamentary polls after historic crackdown

The run-up to the parliamentary polls has been marred by an unprecedented crackdown on Kremlin critics and independent media

Russia’s parliamentary elections unlikely to throw up any surprises
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Russia’s parliamentary elections unlikely to throw up any surprises

There is no doubt that the Vladimir Putin-led United Russia party will win the polls, which will be held over three days this weekend

Alexei Navalny is behind bars but his election tool Smart Voting causes discomfort in Kremlin
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Alexei Navalny is behind bars but his election tool Smart Voting causes discomfort in Kremlin

Navalny's team maintains that Smart Voting is not about voting for an ideal candidate, but rather is about defeating United Russia and Kremlin-backed politicians

UK, US sanction seven more Russians for poisoning Putin critic Alexei Navalny
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UK, US sanction seven more Russians for poisoning Putin critic Alexei Navalny

The measures further erode ties between Moscow and the West following Russia's annexation of Crimea in 2014, which led to a host of sanctions being imposed.

Russia hopes to launch its own space station in 2025, says Roscosmos chief Dmitry Rogozin
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Russia hopes to launch its own space station in 2025, says Roscosmos chief Dmitry Rogozin

"The first core module of the new Russian orbital station is in the works," Rogozin said in a statement.

Vladimir Putin warns West of a Russian 'red line' that Joe Biden and others will regret crossing
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Vladimir Putin warns West of a Russian 'red line' that Joe Biden and others will regret crossing

Putin delivered an annual address replete with threats against the West but, despite tensions with Ukraine, stopped short of announcing new military or foreign policy moves

Alexei Navalny to be moved to prison hospital; Kremlin critic been on hunger strike since 31 March
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Alexei Navalny to be moved to prison hospital; Kremlin critic been on hunger strike since 31 March

On Saturday, the Opposition leader's doctor said that he could 'die at any moment' after he showed sharply elevated levels of potassium, which can bring on cardiac arrest

US warns of 'consequences' if Alexei Navalny dies in prison; Russia's Opposition calls for mass protests
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US warns of 'consequences' if Alexei Navalny dies in prison; Russia's Opposition calls for mass protests

Navalny began a hunger strike on 31 March to demand proper medical treatment for back pain and numbness in his legs and hands. His press secretary on Saturday warned that he 'is dying'

Imprisoned Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny 'could die at any moment', says his doctor
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Imprisoned Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny 'could die at any moment', says his doctor

Navalny is in the third week of his hunger strike in protest against Russian authorities' refusal to let his personal physicians to visit him in prison

Russia president Vladimir Putin signs law allowing him to run for two more terms
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Russia president Vladimir Putin signs law allowing him to run for two more terms

The 68-year-old, who has been in power for over two decades, said he would decide later whether to run again in 2024 when his current term ends

Russia warns US 'not to play with fire' on sanctions over Alexei Navalny's poisoning
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Russia warns US 'not to play with fire' on sanctions over Alexei Navalny's poisoning

The Biden administration imposed sanctions on Russian officials on Tuesday in response to the poisoning and imprisonment of the Kremlin critic

Moscow court rejects opposition leader Alexei Navalny's appeal against prison sentence
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Moscow court rejects opposition leader Alexei Navalny's appeal against prison sentence

The verdict came despite the European Court of Human Rights — of which Russia is also a part — ordering Kremlin to release Navalny due to a threat to his life

Russia expels German, Polish and Swedish diplomats for participating in Navalny protests; ties at 'low point', says EU
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Russia expels German, Polish and Swedish diplomats for participating in Navalny protests; ties at 'low point', says EU

Moscow announced the expulsions just hours after EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov to discuss ties

Pro-Alexei Navalny protesters defy vast Russian police ops as signs of Kremlin anxiety mount
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Pro-Alexei Navalny protesters defy vast Russian police ops as signs of Kremlin anxiety mount

No signs have emerged of support for the protesters within the government, the Parliament, big business or the security services, which all remain firmly in Vladimir Putin’s grasp

Russian Police detain over 1,600 protesters who demanded Opposition leader Alexei Navalny's release
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Russian Police detain over 1,600 protesters who demanded Opposition leader Alexei Navalny's release

Navalny, the best-known critic of President Vladimir Putin, was arrested on 17 January after his return from Germany, where he spent five months recovering from nerve-agent poisoning that he blames on the Kremlin

Moscow Police arrests Alexei Navalny’s brother, raids properties of jailed leader’s family and associates
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Moscow Police arrests Alexei Navalny’s brother, raids properties of jailed leader’s family and associates

Apart from Navalny’s apartments, police raided the offices of his anti-corruption foundation and the studio that produces his videos and online broadcasts

Russian police raids Alexey Navalny's Moscow apartment and offices, says Kremlin critic's aide
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Russian police raids Alexey Navalny's Moscow apartment and offices, says Kremlin critic's aide

Ivan Zhdanov, the head of Navalny's FBK Anti-Corruption Foundation, said police were searching flats linked to Navalny and the foundation's offices for alleged violations of coronavirus restrictions

Alexei Navalny: Why arrest of Vladimir Putin's most prominent critic has left Russia engulfed by protests
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Alexei Navalny: Why arrest of Vladimir Putin's most prominent critic has left Russia engulfed by protests

Tens of thousands nationwide answered Navalny's call to rally, issued after he was detained at a Moscow airport on arrival from Germany, where he had been recovering from a near-fatal poisoning with a nerve agent