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Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s spokeswoman Kira Yarmysh enters the Savyolovsky district court prior to a hearing into her case in Moscow. Ms Yarmysh spent the night in jail and is accused of violating legislation on public gatherings and could be detained for 10 days. Photograph: Kirill Kudryavtsev/Getty Images

The Russian authorities have warned people to stay away from nationwide protests called for Saturday by Alexei Navalny, the Kremlin critic who recove(...)

 Opposition leader Alexei Navalny is escorted out of a police station in Khimki, outside Moscow,  following the court ruling that ordered him to be jailed for 30 days. Photograph: Alexander Nemenov/AFP via Getty Images

The Kremlin has said it has nothing to fear from jailed critic Alexei Navalny or his calls for nationwide street protests, as the anti-corruption camp(...)

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny with his wife Yulia (right) and medical staff  in the  hospital hospital in Berlin where he has been treated for poisoning. Photograph: Alexei Navalny Instagram via AP

The Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has said he is now able to breathe without any external support, in his first public statement since he w(...)

A voter votes at home during Moscow municipal elections on Sunday. A watchdog said the  campaign had been conducted with “lawlessness”. Photograph: Sergei Ilnitsky/EPA

Russia’s ruling party was set to lose political control of the city where opposition leader Alexei Navalny was suspected of being poisoned last month,(...)

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(...)

Russian opposition activist Alexei Navalny. Photograph: Sergei Ilnitsky/EPA

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been admitted to hospital after suffering a serious allergic attack while in detention, his spokeswoman s(...)

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny speaks during an interview with AFP at the office of his Anti-corruption Foundation (FBK) in Moscow. Photograph:  Mladen Antonov/AFP

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been detained in Moscow, his spokeswoman Kira Yarmysh wrote on Twitter on Saturday. Yarmysh said Navaln(...)

A supporter of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny puts up a flier promoting a boycott of the upcoming presidential election near the entrance to a block of flats in Moscow, Russia, earlier this month. Photograph: Maxim Shemetov/Reuters

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was briefly detained on Thursday and accused of organising illegal protests, weeks before a presidential ele(...)