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Stories with person: Alexey Navalny
  • A look at recent politically tainted trials in Russia 
    Updated: Aug-25-15 10:04 am

    MOSCOW - The guilty verdict Tuesday for Crimean filmmaker Oleg Sentsov, who was convicted and sentenced to 20 years in a Russian maximum-security prison for an alleged terror conspiracy, follows a plethora of recent Russian trials that are widely seen as warnings to society not to question its Kremlin rulers.

  • Russian opposition activists end 12-day hunger strike 
    Updated: Aug-08-15 10:22 am

    MOSCOW - Six Russian opposition activists ended their hunger strike on Saturday after one of them was hospitalized following 12 days of going without food to protest being barred from elections.