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Newly released video appears to show assassination of Putin critic
This is just the latest opponent of the Russian president who has died under violent or suspicious circumstances in the past few years.
Anti-Putin activist has antiseptic thrown in his face while campaigning
Russia’s most prominent opposition activist, Aleksei Navalny, has been doused in green antiseptic cleaner while campaigning ahead of an intended presidential run next year. Navalny, who made his name uncovering the alleged ill-gotten gains of top Kremlin officials, was opening a local campaign
Poisoned Putin Critic Out of Coma, Wife Says
The Putin critic, Vladimir Kara-Murza, who has been in a coma for a week after apparently being poisoned, has regained consciousness and is now awake, his wife has told ABC News. Vladimir Kara-Murza has been in a hospital in critical condition since last Thursday when he abruptly fell ill,
Top Putin Critic Found Guilty of Embezzlement, Barring Him From 2018 Presidential Run
A Russian court has given the country’s most prominent opposition leader a five-year suspended prison sentence for embezzlement in what critics say is a political trial intended to prevent him from running against President Vladimir Putin in elections next year. Aleksei Navalny, 40, who made his
Poisoned Russian Activist's Wife: Putin 'Cannot Be Dealt With on Friendly Terms'
As her husband lay in critical condition in a Moscow hospital, Evgenia Kara-Murza said President Donald Trump should know Russian President Vladimir Putin is a dangerous man.
Putin Not a Friend, Poisoned Russian Activist's Wife Tells Trump
The wife of a poisoned Russian opposition activist says President Donald Trump must not consider Vladimir Putin a friend. In an exclusive interview with ABC News after visiting her comatose husband in a Moscow hospital, Evgenia Kara-Murza said, “He must know that such people as Vladimir Putin are
Today Is Putin's Birthday and the Anniversary of the Murder of a Prominent Russian Journalist
Today is Vladimir Putin ’s 64th birthday. The Russian president intends to celebrate it at home with friends and family, the Kremlin said. But today also marks another anniversary -- 10 years since Russian investigative journalist Anna Politkovskaya was shot dead in her apartment building stairwell
Chechen Leader Hosts Children's MMA Fight
Ramzan Kadyrov, the brutal, Instagram-loving president of Chechnya, has provoked uproar in Russia after organizing a tournament in which his pre-teen sons fought with other young children in bouts of MMA, the exceptionally violent form of competitive fighting that involves few rules and almost no
Colleagues of Slain Putin Critic Boris Nemtsov Publish Ukraine Report
Ilya Yashin claims that a report Boris Nemtsov was working on, which linked Russian troops to the war in Ukraine, was one of the reasons behind his assassination in Moscow.
New Ukraine Report Blames Russia for Stoking Conflict
Colleagues of the slain Russian opposition politician, Boris Nemtsov , have published a report they say details the participation of Russian troops in the war in Ukraine , which some believe may have been the reason for Nemtsov’s assassination. Nemtsov, one of Russia ’s most prominent critics of