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Agence France-Presse . Moscow

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    Calls abroad grow for release of Putin critic Navalny

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 10:43pm on January 18, 2021

    Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was being held in a Moscow police cell on Monday after his dramatic airport arrest, as calls grew in the...

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    Police detain Kremlin critic Navalny on arrival in Russia

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 10:04am on January 18, 2021

    Police detained top Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny on Sunday when he flew back to Russia months after barely surviving a poisoning attack, prompting a new...

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    Navalny to fly back to Russia risking arrest

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 10:14am on January 17, 2021

    Chief Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny returns to Russia from Germany on Sunday, facing imminent arrest after authorities warned they would detain him. The 44-year-old opposition...

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    Russia to start mass vaccinations next week

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 11:09pm on January 13, 2021

    Russian president Vladimir Putin on Wednesday tasked officials with launching mass coronavirus vaccinations from next week, touting Russia’s homemade jab as the world’s best. ‘I...

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    Russia opens fraud probe against Navalny

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 10:42pm on December 30, 2020

    Russian investigators on Tuesday opened a criminal probe into Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, alleging he used more than 356 million rubles ($4.8 million) of donations...

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    Russia admits to world’s third-worst coronavirus death toll

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 10:30am on December 29, 2020

    Russia on Monday said that its coronavirus death toll was more than three times higher than it had previously reported, making it the country with...

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    Russia probes Navalny ally

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 10:21pm on December 26, 2020

    Russian authorities on Friday launched a criminal probe into an ally of Kremlin foe Alexei Navalny after she tried to doorstep the apartment of a...

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    British Cold War double agent George Blake dies in Russia

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 06:39pm on December 26, 2020

    George Blake, a famous ‘mole’ in British intelligence who spied for the Soviet KGB during the 1950s before fleeing across the Iron Curtain, has died...

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    Russia expects ‘nothing good’ from Biden

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 11:08pm on December 23, 2020

    With less than a month before Joe Biden moves into the White House, Moscow on Wednesday accused the incoming US administration of ‘Russophobia’ after the...

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    Putin signs bill giving presidents lifetime immunity

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 11:54am on December 23, 2020

    Russian president Vladimir Putin on Tuesday signed legislation that will grant former presidents lifetime immunity once they leave office. The bill, which was published online...

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