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Russian politician and anti-corruption activist

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Alexei Navalny: Russian politician and anti-corruption activist
Alexei Anatolievich Navalny is a Russian opposition leader, politician, jurist and anti-corruption activist. He came to international prominence by organizing demonstrations, and running for office, to advocate reforms against corruption in Russia, Russian President Vladimir Putin, and Putin's government. Navalny has been described as "the man Vladimir Putin fears most" by The Wall Street Journal. Putin avoids directly referring to Navalny by name.

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EU imposes sanctions on 6 individuals over poisoning of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny [Video]

EU imposes sanctions on 6 individuals over poisoning of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny

The EU has imposed sanctions on 6 individuals and one entity it believes was involved in the attempted assassination of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny.

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 01:31Published
EU to sanction Russian officials over Navalny poisoning: Report [Video]

EU to sanction Russian officials over Navalny poisoning: Report

The European Union is preparing to impose sanctions on six Russian individuals and one organisation over the poisoning of Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny, according to unconfirmed reports.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 05:09Published
EU agrees sanctions against Lukashenko for crackdown on Belarus protests [Video]

EU agrees sanctions against Lukashenko for crackdown on Belarus protests

EU foreign ministers also agreed to sanction Russian officials over the suspected poisoning of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny.

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 01:37Published
Navalny: Kremlin critic poisoned with Novichok, chemical weapons watchdog confirms [Video]

Navalny: Kremlin critic poisoned with Novichok, chemical weapons watchdog confirms

"Any use of chemical weapons is serious and cannot be without consequences," Germany said after the OPCW confirmed that Alexei Navalny was poisoned with Novichok.View on euronews

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Navalny blames Russian intelligence for ‘poisoning’ attack [Video]

Navalny blames Russian intelligence for ‘poisoning’ attack

Kremlin critic Alexey Navalny said he believes Russia’s intelligence services poisoned him with a Novichok nerve agent because authorities saw him as a threat ahead of next year’s parliamentary..

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Navalny makes first video appearance since coma [Video]

Navalny makes first video appearance since coma

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny said he believed Russia's intelligence services had poisoned him with a Novichok nerve agent because authorities saw him as a threat ahead of next year's parliamentary..

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Navalny makes first video appearance since coma, says health much improved [Video]

Navalny makes first video appearance since coma, says health much improved

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Navalny 'not afraid' to return to Russia, after suspected poison attack [Video]

Navalny 'not afraid' to return to Russia, after suspected poison attack

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Sanctions threat? Russia isn't likely to be worried [Video]

Sanctions threat? Russia isn't likely to be worried

Additional Western sanctions against Russia could be back on the agenda. But even if imposed, the impact of any new sanctions would likely be muted. Megan Revell explains why.

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Alexey Navalny released from German hospital after 32 days [Video]

Alexey Navalny released from German hospital after 32 days

The German hospital treating Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny for poisoning on Wednesday said his condition has improved enough for him to be released and suggested a “complete recovery”..

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Russia's Navalny released from German hospital after 32 days [Video]

Russia's Navalny released from German hospital after 32 days

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'Poisoned' Navalny discharged from hospital [Video]

'Poisoned' Navalny discharged from hospital

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny has been discharged from the hospital in Berlin where he has been treated after falling ill on a domestic flight in Siberia last month. The German government says he was..

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Navalny Rejoices: 'I'm A Guy Whose Legs Are Shaking When He Walks Up The Stairs' [Video]

Navalny Rejoices: 'I'm A Guy Whose Legs Are Shaking When He Walks Up The Stairs'

Russian opposition politician Alexey Navalny is still unable to pour himself a glass of water, or use his phone properly. However, CNN reports the outspoken critic of the Kremlin says he is still on a..

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Alexei Navalny: Kremlin critic recovers speech and movement after poisoning [Video]

Alexei Navalny: Kremlin critic recovers speech and movement after poisoning

In video posted on Instagram, Alexei Navalny, who was poisoned with Novichok, can be seen up and about and walking down stairs in the Berlin hospital where he is being treated.

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 01:02Published
Novichok traces found on water bottle in Alexei Navalny's hotel room, his colleagues say [Video]

Novichok traces found on water bottle in Alexei Navalny's hotel room, his colleagues say

Supporters of the Russian opposition leader, who is being treated in a Berlin hospital, say they found the item in his hotel room shortly after he collapsed

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 02:56Published
Novichok-tinged bottle found in Navalny's room, dissident's colleagues said [Video]

Novichok-tinged bottle found in Navalny's room, dissident's colleagues said

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Navalny aides say Novichok found on hotel water bottle [Video]

Navalny aides say Novichok found on hotel water bottle

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Navalny was 'poisoned' at hotel, not airport [Video]

Navalny was 'poisoned' at hotel, not airport

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny was poisoned by a bottle of water in his hotel room in the Siberian city of Tomsk, not at the airport as previously thought, his team said alongside a video posted on..

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Russian opposition leader Navalny posts photo of himself from hospital, pledges to return to Russia [Video]

Russian opposition leader Navalny posts photo of himself from hospital, pledges to return to Russia

Navalny wrote on social media that he was breathing on his own after being poisoned in late August.

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 01:22Published

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Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny's bank accounts frozen after suspected poisoning

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Alexei Navalny -- the Russian dissident who's one of Vladimir Putin's biggest critics -- was indeed poisoned ... according to tests conducted by a German hospital. The speculation's been growing since..
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Criminal case opened against Kremlin critic Navalny for slander

Russian authorities said on Monday they had opened a criminal investigation for suspected slander against Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny for comments he made on social media.
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Putin critic Navalny takes Russia to European court over money laundering case

Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny lodged a complaint against Russia at the European Court of Human Rights on Friday to contest a money laundering investigation he says authorities have..
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Russian court fines Putin critic's group over foreign agent law - group spokeswoman

A Russian court on Thursday fined opposition politician Alexei Navalny's Anti-Corruption Foundation 500,000 roubles ($7,536) for failing to identify itself as a foreign agent on social media, Navalny's..
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Putin critic Navalny accuses Russia of emptying and freezing his bank accounts

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny on Tuesday accused Russian authorities of emptying and blocking his bank accounts and those of his close family, a move he said was unfair and aimed at strangling him and..
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Russian authorities raid Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny's Moscow office

Russian authorities raided the Moscow headquarters of opposition politician Alexei Navalny on Thursday, using power tools to gain entry before dragging Navalny out by force and confiscating technical..
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Russian opposition leader Navalny freed after Moscow raid: spokeswoman

Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny was freed on Thursday after being briefly detained during a raid on the headquarters of his Anti-Corruption Foundation (FBK) in Moscow, his spokeswoman told..
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Police detain Kremlin critic Navalny during Moscow raid: spokeswoman

Police detained Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny on Thursday during a raid on the headquarters of his Anti-Corruption Foundation (FBK) in Moscow, his spokeswoman said on social media.
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Anti-Kremlin activist forcibly conscripted to Arctic was kidnapped, say allies

Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny said on Wednesday that the forcible military conscription of one of his allies to a remote air base in the Arctic amounted to kidnapping and illegal..
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Kremlin critic Navalny and allies hit with $1.4 million lawsuit payout

A Russian court on Monday ordered opposition leader Alexei Navalny and his allies to pay $1.4 million in damages, a blow to the Kremlin critic's group, whose bank accounts have been frozen amid what he..
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Kremlin critic Navalny says prosecutors want to seize his home

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny said on Friday that Russian prosecutors had asked a court to seize his Moscow apartment as collateral in a lawsuit over opposition protests he helped organize.
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Russia brands Kremlin critic's anti-corruption group "foreign agent"

Russia's Justice Ministry on Wednesday formally labeled opposition leader Alexei Navalny's anti-corruption group a "foreign agent", a move the Kremlin's critics said was part of a coordinated..
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Russia carries out mass raids on Kremlin critic Navalny's supporters

Russian law enforcement authorities on Thursday carried out mass raids on the homes and offices of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny's supporters, as part of an investigation into money-laundering.
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Police detain Russian opposition activist after Moscow protest

Russian opposition activist Lyubov Sobol, an ally of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, was detained by police on Monday after a weekend protest in Moscow, Navalny's spokeswoman said on Twitter.
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Freed Kremlin critic Navalny predicts bigger opposition protests

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny on Friday used his first statement after being released from jail to predict that opposition to Russian President Vladimir Putin and protests against the authorities would..
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Russia freezes bank accounts linked to opposition politician Navalny

Russian authorities on Thursday froze a slew of bank accounts linked to jailed opposition politician Alexei Navalny as part of a money laundering investigation, Kira Yarmysh, his spokeswoman, and..
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Russia investigates alleged money laundering by anti-Kremlin opposition

Russian investigators said on Saturday that had opened a criminal investigation into the alleged laundering of 1 billion roubles ($15.3 million) by an anti-corruption foundation set up by jailed..
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Kremlin critic Navalny says he was poisoned in custody: lawyer

Jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has filed an official complaint saying he was poisoned while in custody on Sunday, his lawyer Vadim Kobzev said on social media.
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Kremlin critic to Putin: Allow free election or face weekly protests

A hunger-striking opposition politician and close ally of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny has warned Russian authorities to allow a free and fair election in Moscow later this year or face weekly..
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Kremlin foe's doctor skeptical after Navalny tests negative for poison

A Russian state hospital said on Wednesday that opposition leader Alexei Navalny had tested negative for poison after falling ill in custody, but his personal doctor warned the findings were..
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Russian hospital says Kremlin critic Navalny tested negative for poison: Ifax

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Russian court rejects Kremlin critic Navalny's early release appeal

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Kremlin critic Navalny returned to jail despite poisoning fears

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Russian opposition leader Navalny discharged from hospital

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Russian opposition leader Navalny may have been poisoned: doctor

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Russian opposition leader Navalny hospitalized for allergic reaction

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Kremlin critic Navalny jailed for 30 days for calling protest

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Kremlin critic Navalny detained by police near Moscow home

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Russia jails Kremlin critic Navalny for 10 days

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