Ivan Zhdanov

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Kremlin critic  Alexei Navalny in the Babuskinsky district court in Moscow on February 20th. Photograph:  Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP

Amnesty International no longer considers jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny a “prisoner of conscience” due to past comments he made that qualify as(...)

Russian opposition activist Alexei Navalny: Fell ill on a flight back to Moscow from Siberia on August 20th. Photograph: Sergei Ilnitsky/EPA

Angela Merkel has demanded an explanation from the Kremlin after stating that Alexei Navalny, the Russian opposition activist, was poisoned with the c(...)

Alexei Navalny speaks to supporters in Ivanovo, Russia, in April 2017. Photograph: James Hill/New York Times

Russian police are conducting a preliminary investigation into the apparent poisoning of opposition leader Alexei Navalny following pressure from west(...)

 Alexei Navalny addresses supporters during an unauthorised rally against Vladimir Putin in Moscow on May 5th, 2018. Photograph:  Kirill Kudryavtsev/AFP via Getty Images

As Alexei Navalny, Russia’s most prominent dissident, fought for his life in a Siberian hospital after apparently being poisoned last week, three mask(...)

Alexei Navalny: Fell ill on a flight on Thursday. Photograph:  Mladen Antonov/AFP via Getty Images

Alexei Navalny is set to be airlifted to Germany for specialist medical treatment as Russia’s most prominent critic of the Kremlin remains in a coma a(...)

Law-enforcement officers detain a participant in a rally calling for opposition candidates to be registered for elections in Moscow. Photograph: Shamil Zhumatov/Reuters

Russian law enforcers have opened a new front in the Kremlin’s battle with Alexei Navalny on Saturday accusing the opposition leader’s anti-corruption(...)

Protesters clash with police during a rally in the centre of Moscow. Photograph: Pavel Golovkin/AP

Russian police have cracked down fiercely on demonstrators in central Moscow, arresting more than 1,000 people who were protesting against the exclusi(...)

Russian opposition activist Lyubov Sobol (C) attends a rally in support of opposition candidates in the Moscow City Duma elections, in Moscow. Photograph: Yuri Kochetkov/EPA

Russian opposition activists will lead a demonstration in Moscow on Saturday to protest at their exclusion from an election for the city legislature p(...)