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Russian police officers  enter a business centre which houses the office of opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s Anti-Corruption Foundation  in Moscow during raids on Tuesday. Photograph: Dimitar Dilkoff/AFP via Getty Images

Russian law enforcers ratcheted up pressure on Alexei Navalny on Tuesday, raiding the opposition leader’s offices across the country for the second ti(...)

Russian opposition candidate Alexei Navalny: supporters says money-laundering allegations are  a reprisal for his political campaign. Photograph: Yuri Kochetkov

Russian police on Thursday raided the homes and offices of hundreds of associates of opposition leader Alexei Navalny in a sign that the crackdown tha(...)

Russia’s president Vladimir Putin: his approval ratings have slumped to a four-year low. Photograph: AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi

Police detained almost 300 people across Russia during protests against government plans to raise the national retirement age that have resulted in Vl(...)

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(...)

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny waves from behind the window of a police station in Moscow on Friday following his arrest. Photograph: Maxim Zmeyev/AFP/Getty Images

Police in Moscow detained Alexei Navalny, a Russian opposition politician and anti-corruption crusader, on Friday, hours before he was to address his (...)

Flowers and candles mark the spot where Boris Nemtsov was shot dead in Moscow on Friday night. Photograph: EPA

Opposition supporters will march through Moscow on Sunday in memory of Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov, whose murder has increased concern about Russia’(...)

Customers can get a 3-D-printed figurine of themselves from Artec. Photograph: Artec

Marcus Chan Those bobble-heads on your desk may soon get some competition - from you. This month, Luxembourg-based Artec began shipping 3-D(...)