Police detained hundreds of people across Russia and blocked off the centre of Moscow on Sunday in a massive clampdown on protests demanding the release of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny. From Vladivostok in the Far East to Saint Petersburg on the Baltic Sea, thousands of police in riot gear […]

Photograph: Andrei Fateyev/AP It has been an eventful few weeks for Ksenia Fadeyeva, who runs Alexei Navalny’s operations in the Siberian city of Tomsk. In mid-August, she welcomed the Russian opposition leader to this university town in the heart of the country’s vast landmass, to make a pre-election video about […]

The Berlin hospital treating leading Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny said on Monday that test results indicated he had been poisoned, contradicting the findings of Russian doctors. The 44-year-old Kremlin critic and anti-corruption campaigner was brought to the German capital on Saturday after falling ill in Siberia last week with […]

Kremlin critic and opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who has suffered a suspected poisoning, was in a stable condition in hospital on Saturday after being flown to Berlin following a standoff over his medical evacuation from Russia. An air ambulance carrying Navalny, chartered by the German NGO Cinema for Peace, touched […]

An air ambulance landed in the German capital on Saturday carrying Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who has suffered a suspected poisoning, after a day-long standoff over his medical evacuation. The plane, chartered by the German NGO Cinema for Peace, landed at 8:47 am local time (0647 GMT) at Tegel […]