April 22, 2014
by Amy Mathieu
Judge Anna Nekryach of the Babushkinsky district court on Tuesday found opposition leader Alexei Navalny guilty of slander. A Moscow City Duma Deputy, Aleksei Lisovenko filed the lawsuit after Navalny allegedly posed about Lisovenko on his Twitter account, calling the deputy a drug addict. ...[read more]
March 7, 2014
by Amy Mathieu
A Russian court in Moscow on Friday fined opposition leader Alexei Navalny 10,000 rubles (USD $275) for participation in an unsanctioned public gathering. Navanly was charged after chanting anti-police statements outside of the courthouse last week. In February a Moscow court ordered Navalny on ...[read more]
February 28, 2014
by Matthew Pomy
Moscow's Basmanny District Court on Friday sentenced Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny to two months of house arrest. Navalny is also banned from using communication devices or the Internet. Navalny has been a harsh critic of President Vladimir Putin through his blog and other social media. ...[read more]
February 26, 2014
by Peter Snyder
A municipal court in Russia on Tuesday sentenced several prominent Russian opposition leaders, including Aleksei Navalny, to jail sentences of up to 10 days for participating in a rally near the Kremlin on Monday. More than 400 protesters were detained Monday after demonstrators gathered on ...[read more]
November 12, 2013
by Cynthia Miley
A Moscow court ruled Tuesday that the Russian government can seize the assets of Alexei Navalny, a prominent critic of President Vladimir Putin. Charges for theft and money laundering were filed last month against Navalny and his brother. No trial date has been set, but the penalties include up to ...[read more]
October 16, 2013
by Samuel Franklin
A Russian appeals court on Wednesday upheld the embezzlement conviction of Alexei Navalny, President Vladimir Putin's chief political opponent, but suspended his five-year jail sentence, allowing him to walk free. Navalny was sentenced to five years for embezzling 16 million roubles (USD $500,000) ...[read more]
July 20, 2013
by Blake Lynch
Russian political activist and lawyer Alexei Navalny was freed from jail on Friday, less than 24 hours after he was sentenced to five years for embezzling 16 million rubles (USD $500,000). Navalny and his co-defendant, Petr Ofitserovon, were freed pending appeal on the condition that they not ...[read more]
July 18, 2013
by Max Slater
A Russian court on Thursday sentenced political activist and lawyer Alexei Navalny to five years in prison for embezzling USD $500,000 from a state-owned timber company. Navalny, a strong critic of President Vladimir Putin and a crusader against alleged governmental corruption, declared that the ...[read more]

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