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London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
1 month ago
Europe news

Kremlin warns they will strike UK targets if British weapons strike Russian Federation - London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com

The Kremlin threatens UK over British-made weapon use in Russia-Ukraine conflict. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
2 months ago
Europe news

Russian corruption probe widens as senior defence official arrested

Yuri Kuznetsov, senior Ministry of Defence official, arrested for bribery with $1m in possessions. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
2 months ago
Europe news

Vladimir Putin begins 5th term as president, embarking on another 6 years as Russia's leader

Putin began his fifth term, consolidating power and vowing to defend the Russian Constitution amidst global criticism and reliance on other regimes like China and North Korea. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
2 months ago
Europe news

Russia intensifies its offensive against the foreign press

Russian authorities detained journalists from Western media for allegedly discrediting the actions of the Russian army in Ukraine. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
3 months ago
Europe news

Russia mulls labelling queen of Soviet pop Pugacheva a foreign agent'

Alla Pugacheva criticized the Kremlin for its actions in Ukraine.
Russian prosecutors are considering labeling Pugacheva as a foreign agent due to her criticism of the government. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
3 months ago
Europe news

Russia is in a state of war' in Ukraine, Kremlin says for the first time

Kremlin now acknowledges being at war with Ukraine
Change in language allows for more mobilization decisions [ more ]
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
1 month ago
Europe news

Kremlin warns they will strike UK targets if British weapons strike Russian Federation - London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com

The Kremlin threatens UK over British-made weapon use in Russia-Ukraine conflict. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
2 months ago
Europe news

Russian corruption probe widens as senior defence official arrested

Yuri Kuznetsov, senior Ministry of Defence official, arrested for bribery with $1m in possessions. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
2 months ago
Europe news

Vladimir Putin begins 5th term as president, embarking on another 6 years as Russia's leader

Putin began his fifth term, consolidating power and vowing to defend the Russian Constitution amidst global criticism and reliance on other regimes like China and North Korea. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
2 months ago
Europe news

Russia intensifies its offensive against the foreign press

Russian authorities detained journalists from Western media for allegedly discrediting the actions of the Russian army in Ukraine. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
3 months ago
Europe news

Russia mulls labelling queen of Soviet pop Pugacheva a foreign agent'

Alla Pugacheva criticized the Kremlin for its actions in Ukraine.
Russian prosecutors are considering labeling Pugacheva as a foreign agent due to her criticism of the government. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
3 months ago
Europe news

Russia is in a state of war' in Ukraine, Kremlin says for the first time

Kremlin now acknowledges being at war with Ukraine
Change in language allows for more mobilization decisions [ more ]
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#russia
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Europe news

Andrei Belousov: Putin picks trusted technocrat to run defence ministry

Kremlin prioritizes war economy with trusted technocrats appointed to manage military budgets. [ more ]
The Atlantic
3 months ago
Europe news

Clash of the Patriarchs

Orthodox Church rift could occur due to Kremlin-backed Russian bishop's actions.
Patriarch Kirill seeks to maintain religious ties between Moscow and Ukraine against potential independence. [ more ]
www.dw.com
3 months ago
Europe news

From Beslan to concert hall: Terror in Russia DW 03/23/2024

Deadliest terrorist attack in Russia in two decades occurred in Moscow concert hall shooting.
Fight against terror has allowed the Kremlin to consolidate power and restrict freedoms. [ more ]
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
3 months ago
France politics

Kremlin warns Paris they will have 'two minutes' as they considering a preemptive nuclear strike

Kremlin warning of nuclear strike on Paris over Ukraine stance
Tensions escalating between Russia and France [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
4 months ago
Europe news

E.U. Removes Russian Tech Tycoon From Sanctions List

European Union lifts sanctions against Russian tech tycoon for condemning Ukraine invasion and severing ties with Russia.
Some Russian opposition members view the West's approach of using incentives along with penalties to pressure the Kremlin more logical. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Kremlin Seeks to Suppress Navalny's Influence, in Death as in Life

The Kremlin's lack of acknowledgment of Navalny's death highlights their strategy of giving him minimal attention.
Russian state media and officials have remained largely silent following Navalny's death. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Europe news

Andrei Belousov: Putin picks trusted technocrat to run defence ministry

Kremlin prioritizes war economy with trusted technocrats appointed to manage military budgets. [ more ]
The Atlantic
3 months ago
Europe news

Clash of the Patriarchs

Orthodox Church rift could occur due to Kremlin-backed Russian bishop's actions.
Patriarch Kirill seeks to maintain religious ties between Moscow and Ukraine against potential independence. [ more ]
www.dw.com
3 months ago
Europe news

From Beslan to concert hall: Terror in Russia DW 03/23/2024

Deadliest terrorist attack in Russia in two decades occurred in Moscow concert hall shooting.
Fight against terror has allowed the Kremlin to consolidate power and restrict freedoms. [ more ]
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
3 months ago
France politics

Kremlin warns Paris they will have 'two minutes' as they considering a preemptive nuclear strike

Kremlin warning of nuclear strike on Paris over Ukraine stance
Tensions escalating between Russia and France [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
4 months ago
Europe news

E.U. Removes Russian Tech Tycoon From Sanctions List

European Union lifts sanctions against Russian tech tycoon for condemning Ukraine invasion and severing ties with Russia.
Some Russian opposition members view the West's approach of using incentives along with penalties to pressure the Kremlin more logical. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Kremlin Seeks to Suppress Navalny's Influence, in Death as in Life

The Kremlin's lack of acknowledgment of Navalny's death highlights their strategy of giving him minimal attention.
Russian state media and officials have remained largely silent following Navalny's death. [ more ]
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#vladimir-putin
www.dw.com
2 months ago
Europe news

Russia's Putin sworn in for new six-year term DW 05/07/2024

Putin sworn in for a new term, facing accusations of manipulation and quashing opposition. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Putin had to contrive a landslide' because he knows cracks are showing in Russian society | Samantha de Bendern

Vladimir Putin won the Russian election with 87% of the vote, but the high turnout was crucial for the Kremlin's legitimacy.
Opposition candidate Vladislav Davankov's platform focused on peace, freedom of speech, and pragmatism, gaining support from various figures. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Friday Briefing: Putin's Re-Election

Vladimir Putin is certain to win the Russian presidential election.
The election serves to legitimize Putin's rule and garner support for the invasion of Ukraine. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Russia's 2024 Presidential Election: What to Know

Russian presidential election is more of a formality with Putin expected to win.
Opposition figure Navalny's absence impacts election dynamics. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Biden Called Putin a Crazy S.O.B.' The Kremlin Called Biden a Cowboy.'

President Biden called Putin a crazy S.O.B., Kremlin dismissed as Hollywood behavior.
Biden criticized Trump's comparison to Navalny's death, questioned his impact on Republican Party. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Kremlin slams Biden comments on Russia's Putin as disgracing US

Biden called Putin a 'crazy SOB' during a fundraiser.
Kremlin spokesperson condemned Biden's remarks as a poor attempt to appear like a Hollywood cowboy. [ more ]
www.dw.com
2 months ago
Europe news

Russia's Putin sworn in for new six-year term DW 05/07/2024

Putin sworn in for a new term, facing accusations of manipulation and quashing opposition. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Putin had to contrive a landslide' because he knows cracks are showing in Russian society | Samantha de Bendern

Vladimir Putin won the Russian election with 87% of the vote, but the high turnout was crucial for the Kremlin's legitimacy.
Opposition candidate Vladislav Davankov's platform focused on peace, freedom of speech, and pragmatism, gaining support from various figures. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Friday Briefing: Putin's Re-Election

Vladimir Putin is certain to win the Russian presidential election.
The election serves to legitimize Putin's rule and garner support for the invasion of Ukraine. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Russia's 2024 Presidential Election: What to Know

Russian presidential election is more of a formality with Putin expected to win.
Opposition figure Navalny's absence impacts election dynamics. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Biden Called Putin a Crazy S.O.B.' The Kremlin Called Biden a Cowboy.'

President Biden called Putin a crazy S.O.B., Kremlin dismissed as Hollywood behavior.
Biden criticized Trump's comparison to Navalny's death, questioned his impact on Republican Party. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Kremlin slams Biden comments on Russia's Putin as disgracing US

Biden called Putin a 'crazy SOB' during a fundraiser.
Kremlin spokesperson condemned Biden's remarks as a poor attempt to appear like a Hollywood cowboy. [ more ]
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www.dw.com
2 months ago
Europe news

Russia adds Ukraine's Volodymyr Zelenskyy to wanted list DW 05/05/2024

Ukrainian President Zelenskyy added to Kremlin wanted list, facing unspecified charges, amidst ongoing tensions with Russia. [ more ]
#ukraine-war
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
Europe news

Husband of jailed Russian blogger signs up for Ukraine war to secure her release

Joining Ukraine war seen as pardoning tool by Kremlin for convicts and celebrities facing charges in Russia. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
5 months ago
Europe news

Russia jails nationalist critic Igor Girkin for four years over extremism'

Igor Girkin has been convicted of inciting extremism and sentenced to four years in a penal colony in Russia.
Girkin has criticized President Putin and the army top brass for their inadequacies in pursuing the Ukraine war. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Europe news

Critics of Ukraine war could have property seized under new Russian law

The Kremlin has drafted a bill to confiscate property from critics of the war in Ukraine convicted of discrediting the Russian army or calling for foreign sanctions.
The bill aims to allow the government to seize money and property used to finance illegal activity or that which threatens national security. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
Europe news

Husband of jailed Russian blogger signs up for Ukraine war to secure her release

Joining Ukraine war seen as pardoning tool by Kremlin for convicts and celebrities facing charges in Russia. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
5 months ago
Europe news

Russia jails nationalist critic Igor Girkin for four years over extremism'

Igor Girkin has been convicted of inciting extremism and sentenced to four years in a penal colony in Russia.
Girkin has criticized President Putin and the army top brass for their inadequacies in pursuing the Ukraine war. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Europe news

Critics of Ukraine war could have property seized under new Russian law

The Kremlin has drafted a bill to confiscate property from critics of the war in Ukraine convicted of discrediting the Russian army or calling for foreign sanctions.
The bill aims to allow the government to seize money and property used to finance illegal activity or that which threatens national security. [ more ]
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www.dw.com
3 months ago
Europe news

Kara-Murza's wife says dream of a democratic Russia lives on DW 04/10/2024

Evgenia Kara-Murza advocates for jailed Kremlin opponents, like her husband, to not be forgotten, aiming to shape a future democratic Russia.
Solitary confinement is a harsh reality for Kremlin critics like Vladimir Kara-Murza, with limited human contact and severe living conditions. [ more ]
#putin
www.dw.com
3 months ago
Europe news

Putin pained by Moscow attack, even if not visible Kremlin DW 03/30/2024

Putin upset about concert attack
Diplomats pay respects, surge in Tajik workers leaving Russia [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
Europe news

Russia refuses to blame IS for concert hall attack despite growing evidence

The Kremlin declined to comment on ISKP involvement in the Moscow concert hall attack.
No solid theory announced in the investigation, with Putin blaming Ukraine. [ more ]
www.npr.org
4 months ago
Europe news

In Unsurprising Result Putin is Reelected : State of the World from NPR

Putin reelected with 87% vote
US government criticized the election [ more ]
Independent.ie
4 months ago
Europe news

The Indo Daily: Putin the tyrant - What next for Russia, as "enemy of state" Alexei Navalny dies suddenly?

Navalny's death in a Russian penal colony was a tragic inevitability, linked to his previous poisoning.
Navalny's arrest, campaigns against corruption, protests, and imprisonment highlight his brave opposition to the Kremlin. [ more ]
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Kremlin rejects EU demand for probe into Navalny's death over fears Putin had him murdered with Novichok

The European Union demands an international investigation into Navalny's death.
Navalny's family urges for his body to be released for proper burial. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Navalny's widow vows to continue his fight against Kremlin

Yulia Navalnaya vows to continue Alexei Navalny's fight against the Kremlin.
Navalny accused Russian President Putin of killing her husband and alleged a cover-up by officials. [ more ]
www.dw.com
3 months ago
Europe news

Putin pained by Moscow attack, even if not visible Kremlin DW 03/30/2024

Putin upset about concert attack
Diplomats pay respects, surge in Tajik workers leaving Russia [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
Europe news

Russia refuses to blame IS for concert hall attack despite growing evidence

The Kremlin declined to comment on ISKP involvement in the Moscow concert hall attack.
No solid theory announced in the investigation, with Putin blaming Ukraine. [ more ]
www.npr.org
4 months ago
Europe news

In Unsurprising Result Putin is Reelected : State of the World from NPR

Putin reelected with 87% vote
US government criticized the election [ more ]
Independent.ie
4 months ago
Europe news

The Indo Daily: Putin the tyrant - What next for Russia, as "enemy of state" Alexei Navalny dies suddenly?

Navalny's death in a Russian penal colony was a tragic inevitability, linked to his previous poisoning.
Navalny's arrest, campaigns against corruption, protests, and imprisonment highlight his brave opposition to the Kremlin. [ more ]
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Kremlin rejects EU demand for probe into Navalny's death over fears Putin had him murdered with Novichok

The European Union demands an international investigation into Navalny's death.
Navalny's family urges for his body to be released for proper burial. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Navalny's widow vows to continue his fight against Kremlin

Yulia Navalnaya vows to continue Alexei Navalny's fight against the Kremlin.
Navalny accused Russian President Putin of killing her husband and alleged a cover-up by officials. [ more ]
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#espionage
www.dw.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Latvia probes EU lawmaker for Kremlin spying DW 03/16/2024

Tatjana Zdanoka is accused of being a Russian agent pushing Moscow's policies in the EU.
Zdanoka is accused of working with Russia's FSB security services since 2004, and the European Parliament has opened an investigation into her Russian connections. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Gunmen sent by Moscow killed defector sheltering in Alicante, Spanish intelligence services say

The Spanish government suspects Kremlin involvement in the assassination.
Moscow publicly acknowledged satisfaction over the victim's death. [ more ]
www.dw.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Latvia probes EU lawmaker for Kremlin spying DW 03/16/2024

Tatjana Zdanoka is accused of being a Russian agent pushing Moscow's policies in the EU.
Zdanoka is accused of working with Russia's FSB security services since 2004, and the European Parliament has opened an investigation into her Russian connections. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Gunmen sent by Moscow killed defector sheltering in Alicante, Spanish intelligence services say

The Spanish government suspects Kremlin involvement in the assassination.
Moscow publicly acknowledged satisfaction over the victim's death. [ more ]
moreespionage
#leonid-volkov
www.npr.org
4 months ago
Europe news

The top strategist of late Russian opposition leader Navalny is attacked in Lithuania

Navalny's ally and strategist, Leonid Volkov, was attacked in Lithuania, a month after Navalny's death.
Navalny's death led to global condemnation, with his widow vowing to continue his work. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Navalny ally Leonid Volkov attacked with hammer near Lithuanian home

Leonid Volkov, a key figure in Russian opposition, was attacked with a hammer outside his home in Vilnius, Lithuania, shortly after Navalny's death last month.
The Kremlin had issued a warrant for Volkov's arrest in 2021, and the assault occurred a month after Navalny's passing. [ more ]
www.npr.org
4 months ago
Europe news

The top strategist of late Russian opposition leader Navalny is attacked in Lithuania

Navalny's ally and strategist, Leonid Volkov, was attacked in Lithuania, a month after Navalny's death.
Navalny's death led to global condemnation, with his widow vowing to continue his work. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Navalny ally Leonid Volkov attacked with hammer near Lithuanian home

Leonid Volkov, a key figure in Russian opposition, was attacked with a hammer outside his home in Vilnius, Lithuania, shortly after Navalny's death last month.
The Kremlin had issued a warrant for Volkov's arrest in 2021, and the assault occurred a month after Navalny's passing. [ more ]
moreleonid-volkov
#ukraine
www.aljazeera.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Russia tightlipped on reports Navy commander sunk by Black Sea losses

The Kremlin declined to comment on the replacement of the Russian navy commander following losses to Ukrainian attacks in the Black Sea.
If confirmed, the removal of Admiral Yevmenov would be the most significant shake-up in Russia's military top brass since last year. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
Germany news

UK urges Germany to give long-range missiles to Kyiv despite Luftwaffe leak

Britain urges Germany to supply Taurus missiles to Ukraine despite leaked call involving UK troops in Ukraine.
Kremlin attempts to exploit leak to pressure Germany on missile donation to Ukraine. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Russia-Ukraine war live: Zelenskiy downplays loss of Avdiivka to Russian forces

Italy aims to sign a bilateral security agreement with Ukraine.
Kremlin criticizes Biden for calling Putin a 'crazy SOB'. [ more ]
Washington Post
5 months ago
Europe news

Kremlin runs disinformation campaign to undermine Zelensky, documents show

The Kremlin sought to amplify strains between Ukrainian President Zelensky and his top military commander through social media and fake news articles.
Internal Kremlin documents reveal a deliberate effort to divide and destabilize Ukrainian society and target Zelensky with propaganda. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
5 months ago
Europe news

Far from harmless': Patriarch Kirill backs Putin's war, but at what cost?

The head of the Russian Orthodox Church supports the Kremlin's actions in Ukraine
The Russian Orthodox Church has a significant influence in Russia and beyond [ more ]
www.france24.com
5 months ago
Europe news

Kremlin says Kyiv downed military plane carrying more than 60 Ukrainian POWs

Kremlin accuses Ukraine of shooting down military transport plane
Russia calls it a 'monstrous act' and raises concerns about prisoner exchange program [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Russia tightlipped on reports Navy commander sunk by Black Sea losses

The Kremlin declined to comment on the replacement of the Russian navy commander following losses to Ukrainian attacks in the Black Sea.
If confirmed, the removal of Admiral Yevmenov would be the most significant shake-up in Russia's military top brass since last year. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
Germany news

UK urges Germany to give long-range missiles to Kyiv despite Luftwaffe leak

Britain urges Germany to supply Taurus missiles to Ukraine despite leaked call involving UK troops in Ukraine.
Kremlin attempts to exploit leak to pressure Germany on missile donation to Ukraine. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Russia-Ukraine war live: Zelenskiy downplays loss of Avdiivka to Russian forces

Italy aims to sign a bilateral security agreement with Ukraine.
Kremlin criticizes Biden for calling Putin a 'crazy SOB'. [ more ]
Washington Post
5 months ago
Europe news

Kremlin runs disinformation campaign to undermine Zelensky, documents show

The Kremlin sought to amplify strains between Ukrainian President Zelensky and his top military commander through social media and fake news articles.
Internal Kremlin documents reveal a deliberate effort to divide and destabilize Ukrainian society and target Zelensky with propaganda. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
5 months ago
Europe news

Far from harmless': Patriarch Kirill backs Putin's war, but at what cost?

The head of the Russian Orthodox Church supports the Kremlin's actions in Ukraine
The Russian Orthodox Church has a significant influence in Russia and beyond [ more ]
www.france24.com
5 months ago
Europe news

Kremlin says Kyiv downed military plane carrying more than 60 Ukrainian POWs

Kremlin accuses Ukraine of shooting down military transport plane
Russia calls it a 'monstrous act' and raises concerns about prisoner exchange program [ more ]
moreukraine
www.france24.com
4 months ago
France politics

Macron's coalition blasts far right at EU election campaign launch

Macron's allies link far-right with Kremlin
Centrist alliance campaigns for European Parliament elections [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Russia claims German military leak proves Western involvement in Ukraine

Kremlin accuses German military of discussing plans to strike Russian territory.
Tensions rise as Kremlin claims wiretap recording proves Western countries' involvement in Ukrainian conflict. [ more ]
#alexei-navalny
www.aljazeera.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Hundreds bid final farewell to Russia's Alexey Navalny, risking arrest

Mourners attend funeral of Alexey Navalny.
Crowds chant Navalny's name and vow to not forgive Russian authorities.
Massive police presence and warnings from the Kremlin. [ more ]
time.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Alexei Navalny's Family, Supporters Are Laying the Russian Opposition Leader to Rest

Hundreds attend funeral for Alexei Navalny in Moscow.
Navalny's opposition to corruption and protests against Putin highlighted. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Navalny's widow, the new voice seeking to unite Russia's battered opposition

Yulia Navalnaya continues her husband's work in Russian opposition movement.
Support from dissidents signifies a potential unity among opposing movements against the Kremlin. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
4 months ago
Europe news

Navalny's widow vows to continue his fight against the Kremlin and punish Putin for his death

Yulia Navalnaya vows to continue Alexei Navalny's fight against Kremlin.
Allegations of cover-up and refusal to release Alexei Navalny's body to his mother. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
5 months ago
Europe news

With Prison Certain and Death Likely, Why Did Navalny Return?

Navalny's return to Russia after poison attack was driven by belief in standing up for his country and principles.
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny's decision to defy Kremlin and return to Russia despite risks was seen as heroic and tragic. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Europe news

Chemical burns, poisoning and prison: the persecution of Alexei Navalny

Navalny's appearance in court reflected the toll of his years in jail
Russian authorities announced his death, seen as an effort to silence him [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Hundreds bid final farewell to Russia's Alexey Navalny, risking arrest

Mourners attend funeral of Alexey Navalny.
Crowds chant Navalny's name and vow to not forgive Russian authorities.
Massive police presence and warnings from the Kremlin. [ more ]
time.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Alexei Navalny's Family, Supporters Are Laying the Russian Opposition Leader to Rest

Hundreds attend funeral for Alexei Navalny in Moscow.
Navalny's opposition to corruption and protests against Putin highlighted. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Navalny's widow, the new voice seeking to unite Russia's battered opposition

Yulia Navalnaya continues her husband's work in Russian opposition movement.
Support from dissidents signifies a potential unity among opposing movements against the Kremlin. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
4 months ago
Europe news

Navalny's widow vows to continue his fight against the Kremlin and punish Putin for his death

Yulia Navalnaya vows to continue Alexei Navalny's fight against Kremlin.
Allegations of cover-up and refusal to release Alexei Navalny's body to his mother. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
5 months ago
Europe news

With Prison Certain and Death Likely, Why Did Navalny Return?

Navalny's return to Russia after poison attack was driven by belief in standing up for his country and principles.
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny's decision to defy Kremlin and return to Russia despite risks was seen as heroic and tragic. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Europe news

Chemical burns, poisoning and prison: the persecution of Alexei Navalny

Navalny's appearance in court reflected the toll of his years in jail
Russian authorities announced his death, seen as an effort to silence him [ more ]
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#aleksei-navalny
www.nytimes.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Navalny's Funeral to Be Held on Friday, Spokeswoman Says

Public funeral for Navalny in Moscow
Russian authorities attempt to prevent public wake and funeral [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Navalny Allies Say He Was About to Be Freed in a Prisoner Exchange

A prisoner exchange deal involving Navalny was reportedly close, according to his aides.
Navalny's potential release as part of the deal was tied to the release of two Americans in Russian prison. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Navalny's Funeral to Be Held on Friday, Spokeswoman Says

Public funeral for Navalny in Moscow
Russian authorities attempt to prevent public wake and funeral [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Navalny Allies Say He Was About to Be Freed in a Prisoner Exchange

A prisoner exchange deal involving Navalny was reportedly close, according to his aides.
Navalny's potential release as part of the deal was tied to the release of two Americans in Russian prison. [ more ]
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euronews
4 months ago
Europe news

Russia restructures military districts amid warnings of NATO war

Kremlin launching informational campaign against NATO's eastern frontier
Putin re-establishes Moscow and Leningrad Military Districts for military restructuring and war preparation [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Kremlin Warns Against NATO Ground Intervention in Ukraine

Intervention of NATO troops in Ukraine would lead to direct confrontation with Russia
Avoidance of direct conflict between Russian and American troops is a priority for the Biden administration [ more ]
english.elpais.com
4 months ago
Europe news

The Kremlin has a plan: confiscate and conquer

The Kremlin is using expropriation as a weapon for leverage.
Pressure on citizens through asset seizures and partial privatizations for funding the war. [ more ]
Axios
4 months ago
Europe news

Kremlin rejects call for international investigation into Alexei Navalny's death

Navalny's death in custody sparks international concern over Russian repression.
Navalny's widow vows to continue his fight for fair elections despite Kremlin's denial and accusations. [ more ]
#russian-opposition
www.nytimes.com
4 months ago
Europe news

As Russian Police Arrest Navalny Mourners, Many Fear Big Crackdown

The detention of individuals for showing respect for Navalny
Fear of broader crackdown after Navalny's death [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
7 months ago
Europe news

Kremlin has no information' on missing Putin critic Alexey Navalny

Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny has been moved from a penal colony and his lawyers have not seen him since December 6.
The Kremlin claims to have no information about Navalny's whereabouts, and prison authorities have not disclosed where he was transferred to. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
4 months ago
Europe news

As Russian Police Arrest Navalny Mourners, Many Fear Big Crackdown

The detention of individuals for showing respect for Navalny
Fear of broader crackdown after Navalny's death [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
7 months ago
Europe news

Kremlin has no information' on missing Putin critic Alexey Navalny

Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny has been moved from a penal colony and his lawyers have not seen him since December 6.
The Kremlin claims to have no information about Navalny's whereabouts, and prison authorities have not disclosed where he was transferred to. [ more ]
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The New Yorker
5 months ago
Europe news

The Death of Alexey Navalny, Putin's Most Formidable Opponent

Alexey Navalny's long history of defiance against the Kremlin and his resilience in the face of adversity.
His widow's strong message of holding Putin and his government accountable for their actions. [ more ]
www.npr.org
5 months ago
Europe news

A Russian anti-war politician is blocked from running against Putin

Antiwar politician Boris Nadezhdin has been rejected as a candidate in Russia's upcoming presidential election, signaling the Kremlin's intolerance for public opposition to the invasion of Ukraine.
This rejection clears the path for President Vladimir Putin to win a fifth term in power, as he faces limited opposition from pro-Kremlin candidates.
Nadezhdin's campaign collected over 9,000 invalid signatures, disqualifying him from the election. [ more ]
Theregister
6 months ago
Privacy professionals

Google TAG: Kremlin cyber spies build a custom backdoor

Russian cyberspies linked to the FSB have developed a custom backdoor called SPICA and are targeting various organizations and individuals in the US, UK, Ukraine, and other NATO countries.
The backdoor allows the attackers to execute shell commands, steal cookies, and upload/download files and documents. [ more ]
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
6 months ago
Europe news

Kremlin claims Boris Johnson 'banned Kyiv' to sign a 'peace agreement' with Russia

The Kremlin claims that former British Prime Minister Boris Johnson banned Kyiv from signing a peace agreement with Russia
Johnson denies the claims and calls them Russian propaganda [ more ]
www.mediaite.com
6 months ago
Europe news

Putin Critic Alexei Navalny 'Found' in Siberian Penal Colony After Missing For Two Weeks

Alexei Navalny, the fiercest domestic critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, has been located in a remote Siberian penal colony two weeks after his lawyers lost contact with him.
www.aljazeera.com
7 months ago
Europe news

Additional US military aid to Ukraine will be a fiasco', Kremlin says

The Kremlin warns that further US aid to Ukraine will be a fiasco.
Moscow is closely watching as President Biden and President Zelenskyy meet in Washington. [ more ]
#Kremlin
www.nytimes.com
7 months ago
Social justice

A Prison at War: The Convicts Sustaining Putin's Invasion

Nearly 200 inmates from a high-security Russian prison joined the war in Ukraine
The Russian prison system is being used to replenish the army in the war against Ukraine [ more ]
Washington Post
7 months ago
Europe news

In second act, Russian activist group Pussy Riot protests Ukraine war

Russian punk band Pussy Riot continues to protest against the Kremlin and state propaganda with their new antiwar anthem.
Band member Maria Alyokhina, who has faced imprisonment and persecution, escaped from Russia in a carefully planned escape. [ more ]
New York Post
7 months ago
Europe news

Jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny hit with new charges

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny is facing new charges from the Kremlin.
Navalny describes the charges as 'sad, funny, or absurd.' [ more ]
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
7 months ago
Europe news

Kremlin 'concerned' over Putin's election amid 'changing Russian perceptions of the war'

Russian support for Putin's war in Ukraine has decreased by almost half since February
The Kremlin is concerned about how changing perceptions of the war will affect the 2024 Russian presidential elections [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
7 months ago
Europe news

Kremlin adds former Russian PM Mikhail Kasyanov to foreign agents' list

Former Russian prime minister Mikhail Kasyanov has been designated as a foreign agent by Russia's justice ministry.
The term "foreign agent" carries Soviet-era connotations and is used to undermine the credibility of individuals and organizations receiving foreign support.
The law requiring foreign agents to carry a disclaimer has been used extensively against opposition figures and independent news media. [ more ]
BBC News
8 months ago
Europe news

Ukraine war: Locals forced to take Russian passports, report says

The Kremlin is forcing Ukrainians in occupied territories to become Russian through denial of healthcare, free movement, and basic services unless they take up Russian citizenship.
Pro-Russian propaganda is pervasive in the occupied lands, putting pressure on Ukrainians to assimilate as Russians.
Refugees report instances of being denied medical treatment and other services unless they obtain Russian passports. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
7 months ago
Social justice

A Prison at War: The Convicts Sustaining Putin's Invasion

Nearly 200 inmates from a high-security Russian prison joined the war in Ukraine
The Russian prison system is being used to replenish the army in the war against Ukraine [ more ]
Washington Post
7 months ago
Europe news

In second act, Russian activist group Pussy Riot protests Ukraine war

Russian punk band Pussy Riot continues to protest against the Kremlin and state propaganda with their new antiwar anthem.
Band member Maria Alyokhina, who has faced imprisonment and persecution, escaped from Russia in a carefully planned escape. [ more ]
New York Post
7 months ago
Europe news

Jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny hit with new charges

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny is facing new charges from the Kremlin.
Navalny describes the charges as 'sad, funny, or absurd.' [ more ]
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
7 months ago
Europe news

Kremlin 'concerned' over Putin's election amid 'changing Russian perceptions of the war'

Russian support for Putin's war in Ukraine has decreased by almost half since February
The Kremlin is concerned about how changing perceptions of the war will affect the 2024 Russian presidential elections [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
7 months ago
Europe news

Kremlin adds former Russian PM Mikhail Kasyanov to foreign agents' list

Former Russian prime minister Mikhail Kasyanov has been designated as a foreign agent by Russia's justice ministry.
The term "foreign agent" carries Soviet-era connotations and is used to undermine the credibility of individuals and organizations receiving foreign support.
The law requiring foreign agents to carry a disclaimer has been used extensively against opposition figures and independent news media. [ more ]
BBC News
8 months ago
Europe news

Ukraine war: Locals forced to take Russian passports, report says

The Kremlin is forcing Ukrainians in occupied territories to become Russian through denial of healthcare, free movement, and basic services unless they take up Russian citizenship.
Pro-Russian propaganda is pervasive in the occupied lands, putting pressure on Ukrainians to assimilate as Russians.
Refugees report instances of being denied medical treatment and other services unless they obtain Russian passports. [ more ]
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