UN rights consultants urge worldwide probe of Navalny poisoning

Agnes Callamard and Irene Khan say Kremlin critic Alexey Navalny’s poisoning was meant to ship a ‘sinister warning’ to quash dissent. United Nations human rights consultants have known as for a world investigation into the poisoning of distinguished Kremlin critic Alexey Navalny and demanded his “immediate release” from a Russian penal colony. Agnes Callamard, the… Continue reading UN rights consultants urge worldwide probe of Navalny poisoning

Drama over Amnesty’s Navalny move raises necessary level: prisoner of conscience tag shouldn’t be reserved just for these we like

By Paul Robinson, a professor on the University of Ottawa. He writes about Russian and Soviet historical past, army historical past, and army ethics, and is writer of the Irrussianality weblog. Amnesty International’s assertion that it doesn’t think about Alexey Navalny a prisoner of conscience has his supporters up in arms. The group’s efforts to defend the activist… Continue reading Drama over Amnesty’s Navalny move raises necessary level: prisoner of conscience tag shouldn’t be reserved just for these we like

Claims that Amnesty stripped Navalny of ‘prisoner of conscience’ standing due to stress from RT ‘untrue,’ says embattled NGO

A collection of sensational allegations that imagined RT on the coronary heart of a shadowy marketing campaign to smear jailed opposition determine Alexey Navalny over previous ‘racist’ remarks are false, a distinguished human rights group has insisted. Claims that Amnesty stripped Navalny of ‘prisoner of conscience’ standing due to stress from RT ‘untrue,’ says embattled… Continue reading Claims that Amnesty stripped Navalny of ‘prisoner of conscience’ standing due to stress from RT ‘untrue,’ says embattled NGO

Has Alexey Navalny moved on from his nationalist previous?

Alexey Navalny grew to become the undisputed chief of anti-Kremlin political forces and anybody against Russian President Vladimir Putin, largely due to his muckraking movies on corruption within the Kremlin halls of energy. His newest video featured a $1.31bn palatial construction allegedly constructed for Putin by Russia’s richest oligarchs, on the subtropical Black Sea coast.… Continue reading Has Alexey Navalny moved on from his nationalist previous?

Russian opposition determine Alexey Navalny handed $11,500 high quality after being discovered responsible of defaming aged WWII veteran in tweet

A Moscow courtroom has dominated that activist Alexey Navalny should pay a 850,000 ruble ($11,500) high quality after discovering that he libelled a 94-year-old World War II veteran final summer season by smearing him as a “corrupt lackey” and a “traitor.” The choose opted to present Navalny lower than the utmost high quality allowed by… Continue reading Russian opposition determine Alexey Navalny handed $11,500 high quality after being discovered responsible of defaming aged WWII veteran in tweet

Russian court docket denies Navalny attraction, says he violated phrases of suspended sentence & confirms he will probably be behind bars till 2023

A Moscow court docket has rejected Russian opposition determine Alexey Navalny’s attraction in opposition to a three-and-a-half-year jail time period, handed down for breaking the circumstances of a suspended sentence over a contested 2014 embezzlement cost. He was discovered responsible two weeks in the past, following a dramatic sequence of occasions when he returned to… Continue reading Russian court docket denies Navalny attraction, says he violated phrases of suspended sentence & confirms he will probably be behind bars till 2023

Jailed opposition determine Navalny seems in Russian courtroom to attraction fraud sentence & face verdict in WWII veteran ‘traitor’ case

Prominent activist Alexey Navalny has been introduced earlier than a courtroom in Moscow once more on Saturday morning to face prosecutors in two separate authorized circumstances, together with an attraction that, if it’s upheld, may see him launched from jail. The anti-corruption campaigner is going through over two-and-a-half years in a penal colony for reportedly… Continue reading Jailed opposition determine Navalny seems in Russian courtroom to attraction fraud sentence & face verdict in WWII veteran ‘traitor’ case

In rebuke to anti-migrant figures like Navalny, Putin slams ‘caveman nationalism’ & use of slogans like ‘Russia for the Russians’

President Vladimir Putin has warned towards utilizing nationalist slogans like “Russia is just for Russians,” stating his perception that members of every related ethnic group ought to really feel at home within the nation. The president was chatting with leaders of Russia’s parliamentary events in a video convention on Wednesday. “Caveman nationalism, with the slogan… Continue reading In rebuke to anti-migrant figures like Navalny, Putin slams ‘caveman nationalism’ & use of slogans like ‘Russia for the Russians’

Russian courtroom hears ultimate arguments in Navalny defamation case after activist known as WWII veteran a ‘corrupt lackey’ & ‘traitor’

Russian opposition determine Alexey Navalny appeared in courtroom on Tuesday for the third day of a libel trial, after calling a World War II veteran a “traitor.” If discovered responsible, he might be fined as much as 950,000 rubles ($13,000). After closing arguments, the decide postponed the listening to till February 20, when it’s anticipated… Continue reading Russian courtroom hears ultimate arguments in Navalny defamation case after activist known as WWII veteran a ‘corrupt lackey’ & ‘traitor’

Russian activist Navalny again in courtroom for third day of defamation trial after calling WWII veteran a ‘corrupt lackey’ & ‘traitor’

Russian opposition determine Alexey Navalny is showing in courtroom once more on Tuesday, as his case over libeling a World War II veteran goes into a 3rd day. He is being tried after calling 94-year-old Ignat Artemenko a “traitor.” Navalny has been in courtroom for the final two Fridays, and each hearings have been adjourned… Continue reading Russian activist Navalny again in courtroom for third day of defamation trial after calling WWII veteran a ‘corrupt lackey’ & ‘traitor’