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Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who was detained at a recent protest called under the slogan “Putin is not our tsar”, attends a court hearing in Moscow. Photograph: Tatyana Makeyeva/Reuters

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was sentenced to 30 days in jail by a Moscow court on Tuesday for his role in organising nationwide protests(...)

Russian police officers detain a protester during an unauthorised anti-Putin rally called by opposition leader Alexei Navalny on Saturday in Moscow. Photograph: Maxim Zmeyev/AFP/Getty Images

Police in Moscow arrested hundreds of demonstrators in a brutal crackdown on an opposition rally in the Russian capital on Saturday, two days before V(...)

An unidentified suspect (L), detained over the killing of Boris Nemtsov, is escorted while entering a court building in Moscow on Sunday. Photograph: Tatyana Makeyeva/Reuters

Russian authorities have charged two men with involvement in the murder of Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov, one of whom served in a police unit in Chechn(...)

Alexei Navalny, a Russian opposition leader, walks out of a detention centre in Moscow a week after fellow opposition leader Boris Nemtsov was shot dead in what his allies say was a political killing aimed at intimidating them. Photograph: Maxim Shemetov/Reuters

Leading Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny has been released after spending 15 days in custody for handing out leaflets in the underground.Mr Na(...)