10 May 2021

Russian top doctor who treated Navalny emerges from forest

After going missing, the former head of the Russian hospital that treated Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny last year has emerged from a Siberian forest. Dr. Alexander Murakhovsky allegedly disappeared from a hunting base on Friday, prompting a search and rescue mission consisting of helicopters, drones, and fleets on foot in

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19 Apr 2021

Navalny transferred to hospital as concerns mount over jailed Kremlin critic’s health

Prominent Kremlin critic Alexey Navalny has been transferred from prison to a regional hospital for prisoners in a town to the east of Moscow as concerns grow over the opposition leader’s health. Navalny was previously poisoned with the nerve agent Novichok and spent time in Germany to be treated. Upon

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25 Mar 2021

Russia says Alexey Navalny is in ‘generally good health’ after his team voices concerns

Russia’s prison service has declared that detained opposition figure Alexey Navalny is in good health after Navalny’s team expressed concern over his physical condition. They also reported that they were repeatedly denied access to see him. Navalny and other prisoners in the country’s Vladimir region allegedly received medical examinations on

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24 Feb 2021

Amnesty strips Alexei Navalny of ‘prisoner of conscience’ status

Alexei Navalny was stripped of his “prisoner of conscience status” by Amnesty International. This call was madde after Amnesty International was sent complaints highlighting xenophobic comments that Navalny has made in the past and has not renounced. A spokesman said he believed the call to remove this status was part

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25 Jan 2021

Russia’s Putin Faces Rising Discontent Amid Alexei Navalny Protests

This weekend, Russia saw massive protests in support of jailed opposition leader who was poisoned with the nerve agent Novichok, Alexei Navalny. The demonstrations against the Kremlin indicate growing discontent with President Vladimir Putin ahead of the parliamentary elections this year. The unsanctioned rallied were among the largest in Russia,

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22 Jan 2021

Russia detains Navalny aides as protests go viral

After arresting Alexei Navalny earlier this week immediately following his release from a hospital in Berlin, where he was recovering after being poisoned by the nerve agent Novichok, Russian police have detained his close aides. Navalny’s supporters have flooded social media with calls to protest against his and his aides’

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13 Jan 2021

Aleksei Navalny Says He’ll Return to Russia on Sunday

A Russion opposition leader, Aleksei A. Navalny will be returning to Russia this weekend. He faces potential jailing upon arrival due to a petition to the court to imprison him for violating the terms of a suspended prison sentence earlier. Navalny has been in Germany recovering from a nerve-agent attack,

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06 Oct 2020

Moscow Invites Chemical-Weapons Watchdog to Russia in Navalny Poisoning

In a surprising move, Russia has invited the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, the leading international chemical weapons watchdog, to aid them in the investigation of the poisoning of Alexei Navalny, a critic of the Kremlin. German, Sweedish, and French medical authorities all confirmed that the outspoken Putin

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24 Aug 2020

Alexei Navalny’s Illness Latest Blow to Russia’s Struggling Opposition

An outspoken critic of the Kremlin Alexei Navalny has fallen ill after drinking tea that was allegedly laced with poison. Although Navalny was receiving treatment in Russia, he has since been evacuated to a Berlin hospital, where doctors have not provided updates on his condition or the cause of the

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