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#Alexei Navalny

# alexei-navalny - Monday 29 July, 2019

Putin-critic Alexei Navalny sent back to prison after suspicious 'allergic reaction'

Alexei Navalny is serving a 30-day sentence for calling a mass protest in Moscow.

# alexei-navalny - Sunday 28 January, 2018

Russian opposition leader arrested during anti-Putin protests

Earlier, police raided the Moscow office of Navalny as the demonstrations calling for a boycott of Russia’s presidential election took place.

# alexei-navalny - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

Russia election: Kremlin questions legality of boycott call

Vladimir Putin, who has been in power for 18 years and is expected to easily win another six-year term.

# alexei-navalny - Sunday 24 December, 2017

Thousands declare support for Kremlin critic in Russia's March election

But 41 year old lawyer Alexei Navalny has been deemed ineligible to run in the Russian election due to a criminal conviction.

# alexei-navalny - Monday 12 June, 2017

Kremlin-critic Alexei Navalny jailed for 30 days after anti-corruption protests

Russian authorities detained the 41-year-old opposition leader and nearly 1,000 of his supporters.

# alexei-navalny - Monday 27 March, 2017

Russian opposition leader jailed following unsanctioned Moscow protest

Alexei Navalny has been a vocal critic of the Kremlin.

# alexei-navalny - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Putin's main rival given suspended sentence - now he can't run against the president in the 2018 election

Alexei Navalny was today convicted of embezzlement and given a five-year suspended sentence.

# alexei-navalny - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

Over 130 people have been arrested at an anti-Putin protest in Moscow

Alexi Navalny, a leading critic of the Russian President, has also been arrested.

# alexei-navalny - Monday 9 September, 2013

Putin ally wins tight Moscow poll, his opponent vows to protest

Mayor Sergei Sobyanin just crept over the finish line to win 51.3 per cent of votes in yesterday’s poll.

# alexei-navalny - Thursday 18 July, 2013

Putin opponent sentenced to five years in penal colony

Moscow mayoral candidate was Alexei Navalny earlier convicted of embezzlement in Russia’s northern Kirov region.

# alexei-navalny - Saturday 15 December, 2012

Russian authorities break up anti-Putin rally, detain leaders

Protesters gathered in central Moscow for an unauthorised rally to mark a year of a wave of massive protests against Vladimir Putin and the country’s government.