Russian anti-corruption blogger Alexei Navalny lost the Moscow mayor's race, but he's calling for a recount -- and a runoff election. He claims that Sunday's contest was rigged.
A Russian judge has confirmed the sentences for a prominent Kremlin critic and his brother, rejecting the prosecution's plea for Alexei Navalny to be sentenced to 10 years in prison. Navalny expects new charges.
Police have detained Russian opposition leader and well-known Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, who was handing out leaflets in the Moscow subway. Navalny was raising support for an anti-government rally.
Anti-Kremlin opposition leader Boris Nemtsov was shot and killed in downtown Moscow on Friday night, Russian news agency Interfax has reported, quoting a law enforcement source.
Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov has died after an assailant shot at him several times. Nemtsov was an outspoken critic of President Vladimir Putin, who has condemned the killing.
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