Tag Archives: Alexei Navalny

Biden Admin To Sanction Russia For Hacking Campaign

The Washington Post reports: The Biden administration is preparing sanctions and other measures to punish Moscow for actions that go beyond the sprawling SolarWinds cyber espionage campaign to include a range of malign cyber activity and the near-fatal poisoning of a Russian opposition leader, said U.S. officials familiar with the matter. The administration is casting the SolarWinds operation, which hacked …

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Russian Doctor Who Treated Navalny Dies “Suddenly”

CNN reports: A top doctor at the Russian hospital where opposition leader Alexey Navalny was treated immediately after his poisoning last summer has died, the hospital said on Thursday. Sergey Maximishin, who was the deputy chief physician of the Omsk emergency hospital, “suddenly” died at the age of 55, according to a statement released by the hospital. A spokeswoman from …

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Russian Dissident Sentenced To 2.5 Years In Prison

CBS News reports: Russian opposition leader and fierce Kremlin critic Alexey Navalny was sentenced to 3 and a half years in prison on Tuesday in a court proceeding that he condemned as politically motivated. The court gave him credit for about year of the sentence he had already served under house arrest, saying he would be required to spend another …

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Trump Refuses Comment On Poisoned Russian Leader

The Independent reports: Donald Trump has again refused to be drawn on questions surrounding the poisoning of Alexei Navalny, the Russian opposition politician and vocal critic of Vladimir Putin. Speaking at the White House on Monday, Mr Trump said: “Ahhh, we’ll talk about that at another time,” when asked by a reporter whom he believed was responsible for poisoning Mr …

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Poisoned Water Bottle Likely Sickened Russian Leader

Reuters reports: The nerve agent used to poison Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was detected on an empty water bottle from his hotel room in the Siberian city of Tomsk, suggesting he was poisoned there and not at the airport as first thought, his team said on Thursday. Navalny fell violently ill on a flight in Russia last month and …

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Trump Won’t Condemn Russia Over Poisoning Case

The BBC reports: President Donald Trump has refused to condemn Russia over the poisoning of opposition figure Alexei Navalny, saying he had not seen proof. He said the case was “tragic” but urged reporters to focus instead on China, which he said was a bigger threat to the world than Russia. NATO and Germany say there is “proof beyond doubt” …

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RUSSIA: Hundreds Arrested At Putin Protest [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: Russians angered by the impending inauguration of Vladimir Putin to a new term as president demonstrated throughout the country on Saturday. Police arrested hundreds, including protest organizer Alexei Navalny, the anti-corruption campaigner who is Putin’s most prominent foe. Police seized Navalny by the arms and legs and carried the thrashing activist from Moscow’s Pushkin Square, where …

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Russia Arrests Putin Foe Opposition Leader [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was wrestled to the ground and forced into a police vehicle Sunday as he headed to a Moscow protest that was part of a day of nationwide demonstrations. Navalny, the most prominent foe of President Vladimir Putin, organized the protests to urge a boycott of Russia’s March 18 presidential election, in …

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