Putin likely didn’t order Navalny’s death, says US intelligence official: report

Russian President Vladimir Putin likely did not order the killing of opposition leader Alexei Navalny, a senior US intelligence official. told the Wall Street Journal on sunday. Navalny died in a Russian prison in February, and foreign leaders quickly pinned the blame on Putin for what appeared to be a political assassination. The official told […]

Navalny’s death did not come as direct order from Putin: Report

U.S. intelligence agencies determined Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s death was not the result of a direct order from President Vladimir Putin, according to a report. Sources familiar with the postmortem investigation told the Wall Street Journal that Putin did not issue an order for Navalny to be killed when he died and that the circumstances surrounding Nalvany’s […]

Russian journalist who covered Navalny’s trial jailed in Moscow on extremism

Antonina Favorskaya, a Russian journalist who covered the trial of late Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny, has been jailed in Moscow on extremism charges. Favorskaya, also known as Antonina Kravtsova, was ordered by a Moscow court on Friday to be detained until at least May 28, pending investigation and trial. Associated Press reported. Independent news […]

After Navalny’s Death, “Life In Danger,” Says Wife Of Another Putin Critic

Vladimir Kara-Murza suffers from a neurological disease. Moscow: The wife of imprisoned Russian dissident Vladimir Kara-Murza said on Monday that the lives of many political prisoners in Russia, including her husband, are in danger following the death of Alexei Navalny in an Arctic penal colony last month. He said he was exposed to. Kara Murza, […]

Trump: ‘I don’t know’ if Putin was responsible for Navalny’s death

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny on Sunday, after former President Trump was criticized for not explicitly condemning Russian President Vladimir Putin for what many Western leaders believe was an assassination. continued to raise questions about his death. Navalny died in a Russian prison last month, but little was known about his death until days later. […]

Canada Sanctions 6 Russians Over Putin Critic Alexei Navalny’s Death

Alexei Navalny died on February 16 under unknown circumstances. Ottawa: Canada on Sunday announced new sanctions against six Russian officials following the death last month of opposition leader Alexei Navalny in an Arctic prison colony. A statement from Canada’s Department of Foreign Affairs said the sanctions target “senior officials and senior officials of Russia’s prosecutorial, […]

67 People Marking Alexei Navalny’s Funeral Detained By Russian Police, Says NGO

Alexei Navalny, President Putin’s most outspoken critic, died on February 16 in an Arctic prison. Police arrested at least 67 people across Russia on Friday as they paid tribute to opposition leader Alexei Navalny on the day of his funeral, according to human rights watchdog OVD Info. OVD-Info said it was aware of “at least […]

Putin Critic Alexei Navalny’s Body Handed To Mother Week After Death, Says Team

Alexei Navalny was a vocal critic of Vladimir Putin (File) Moscow: The body of late Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been handed over to his mother, more than a week after he died in an Arctic prison colony, his spokesman announced on Saturday. Navalny, one of President Vladimir Putin’s most vocal critics, was arrested […]

Vindman: Trump’s NATO threat likely a ‘contributing factor’ in Navalny’s death

Retired Army Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman has claimed that former President Trump’s recent comments about NATO likely “contributed” to the death of Russian rebel leader Alexei Navalny. “Donald Trump invited Vladimir Putin to attack NATO. I would say that was probably a contributing factor in the calculation regarding Mr. Navalny’s assassination.” Vindman told MSNBC’s Michael […]